101: winter dressing – all style, no bulk!

101: winter dressing - all style, no bulk!

February 5th, 2016

Warm AND stylish winter dressing is super easy – if you’ve got the right pieces! Sharing all of my favorites with you in this post!


101: straight talk (aka, the lazy girl’s guide to hair straightening)

101: straight talk (aka, the lazy girl's guide to hair straightening)

January 28th, 2016

My “lazy girl’s” guide to hair straightening (and I know a thing or two!) – including all of my favorite tips and tools!


favor-“ette”: marley spoon

favor-"ette": marley spoon

January 26th, 2016

Marley Spoon meal delivery service takes the hassle, confusion and mess out of cooking from scratch – with fresh, delicious meal options sent right to your door!


favor-“ette”: my new fave self-tanner

favor-"ette": my new fave self-tanner

January 21st, 2016

LOVE this self-tanner by James Read. Works overnight, stains NOTHING and gives the best, most natural results!


favor-“ette”: chocolate pretzel trees!

favor-"ette": chocolate pretzel trees!

December 23rd, 2015

These chocolate pretzel “trees” are 3-ingredient, no-skills-needed super easy treats to pull together in time for the holiday!


favor-“ette”: a cute cookie packaging idea!

favor-"ette": a cute cookie packaging idea!

December 17th, 2015

Want a simple – and adorable – way to package up your holiday cookies? Try a cupcake box!


o/n15 capsule wardrobe – fab links & final thoughts!

o/n15 capsule wardrobe - fab links & final thoughts!

December 10th, 2015

Happy December all! I know that I said that my last capsule wardrobe post would be my LAST capsule wardrobe post. But I wanted to touch base with some final-final thoughts, and – more importantly – some of my favorite style inspiration links. In thinking about my December/January capsule – and looking at my drastically […]


happy thanksgiving!

what food banks really need

November 26th, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving all! I am SO thankful to be spending the holiday with all the people I love the most – my husband, my children and my parents. As we officially kick off the holiday season today, I’d like to redirect you to a post I wrote last year about what food banks really need. […]


favor-“ette”: make your own flubber kits!

favor-"ette": make your own flubber kits!

November 19th, 2015

It’s that time of year again. No, not fall. Not Thanksgiving. Not “the holidays”. It’s Noah’s birthday party – and the yearly quest for the “right” goody bag. And by “right”, I mean: NO disposable crap. NO junk food (well, maybe ONE piece of junk food). And YES to something each child can make or […]


favor-“ette”: a halloween candy tip

favor-"ette": a halloween candy tip

November 3rd, 2015

Got candy? Color me remorseful on November 1st. Every year. As I face down a trash can full of Butterfingers “fun size” wrappers I am reminded of why I don’t keep candy in the house. And it doesn’t help that Noah is not much of a sweets kid (I know – believe me, I know). […]