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for the weekend | an outing to the garden shop

When I am among the trees, especially the willows and the honey locust, equally the beech, the oaks and the pines, they give off such hints of gladness. I would almost say that they save me, and daily. I am so distant from the hope…
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packing light | family travel with economy

Deciding what is essential to pack for each family trip can feel like simplifying a complex math equation, one that includes a limited travel budget, growing children, and shifting weather. Roughly nine years ago, when I had three babies…
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essentially styled | a warm cashmere sweater

Once upon a moon, I shared simple basics from my closet here. It was a way I celebrated what I already owned and some of the ways I reinvented these essentials with a new piece or two each season. (And yes, these are inadvertently the…

an interview with fresh tangerine

Living on a small budget, I really appreciate quality clothing and accessories that outlast trends and time. For those of you who know me, I tend to stick with fairly simple basics in neutral palettes that I can easily shift across seasons…

madewell + cloistered away

I'm thrilled to announce I'll be hosting an event at Madewell in Dallas, Texas, next Saturday evening to celebrate the beginning of summer.  I've always appreciated the brand's minimalist design and simple palettes--something that resonates…

on packing a minimal weekend bag

In so many sweet ways, motherhood has been a journey in simple living for me, one I've always craved and not always known quite how to live. It may seem insignificant to some, but learning to pack a minimal, efficient weekend bag is one…

giveaway | blue jane clothing co.

One of the lovelier parts of the internet for me is all of the incredible people I've connected with here, each creating in such unique ways and from such diverse places in life. Isn't it inspiring? Well, today, I'm quite pleased to introduce…
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style inspiration | the fall blazer

Since our Fall weather can range in temperature from the 50s to the 90s, I am always hunting for easy and flexible transitional pieces for my closet. One of my favorite pieces right now is the blazer. I particularly love seeing how other…