Double Dutch Braid Tutorial

A couple weeks ago, I posted this double braid on my Instagram, and a couple of people asked how to do it. I have no idea how I ended up with it, though, other than trying to get the appearance of a really thick braid. You will laugh at how simple this is! ...more
I love this look and I'm totally going to try it today! =) more

My July Wantable Fitness Edit

Now that I’m running more to prepare for my Team Relay Marathon, I’m realizing that I don’t like a lot of my running clothes. There is nothing more annoying than starting a run and realizing that the pants you threw on actually fall down every third step, so you have to keep yanking them back up over your butt.Believe me, I have PLENTY of excuses not to run… I don’t need running clothes helping me with any!...more
Karen Ballum Yes, the top would be fantastic for yoga! Or, you know, couch surfing while ... more

Don't Be Selfish By Having a Child-free Wedding

This summer, my husband and I have approximately 10,000 weddings to attend. OK, that's an exaggeration, but it definitely feels that way. In and of itself, our plenitude of weddings are a good thing. Drinks! Dinner! Butter cream frosting! The only problem with all these weddings this summer is that the vast majority of them don't include an invitation extended to our offspring....more
Wow, talk about click-bait. I agree with all the other commenters who think you're the one being ... more

6 Easy Tips for Updating Old Blog Posts

Here's the problem, though. Out of a total of 230 blog posts on my site so far, only a dozen or so newer ones match my new aesthetic. As daunting and time consuming as it sounds, I've begun going through all 200+ blog posts to update the style. While I'm on each post, I run through a checklist to make sure they're updated for not just the aesthetics, but that they're an even better post with more relevant and high-quality content. Today I wanted to share with you all the checklist I run through on each blog post to make sure it is absolute best fit for my blog. ...more
Thank you for this post, it has some really great tips! I fall into the trap that once I publish ... more

My June Stitch Fix: A Buy-it-All Fix?

I can’t believe that July is right around the corner and I’m just now getting my June Stitch Fix delivery. It would have been a bit earlier, but we decided to skip town and spend last week at the beach. Totally worth it… and I got the added bonus to coming home to a box of clothes!{If you are interested in checking out all of my Fix reviews, you can click here. This Fix is #21… so I’m kind of a fan!}...more
Karen Ballum Thanks!! more

What to Wear to 5 Types of Weddings

Wedding season is here—which means you're probably trying to decipher dress codes like "black tie beach chic with sparkles" while looking into your closet and staring down that outfit that you pretty much wear to EVERY event. I've come up with cute ideas for you to wear to five different types of weddings. ...more
lindasblogs LOL, I love it when someone tells you the dress code and it makes you MORE confused! ... more

What to Wear to 5 Types of Weddings

Wedding season is here—which means you're probably trying to decipher dress codes like "black tie beach chic with sparkles" while looking into your closet and staring down that outfit that you pretty much wear to EVERY event. I've come up with cute ideas for you to wear to five different types of weddings. ...more
TheBlackTortoise Thanks so much! xoxo, Joules more

Four Years of BlogHer Conferences & Planning for BlogHer15

This year marks my fourth BlogHer conference in a row, but I’m just as excited as I was before my very first conference. The nice thing about being a more ‘seasoned’ BlogHer conference attendee is that I no longer freak out as much about what to wear and what to expect....more
Katie_Wordsforworms Yup, I didn't even see a face... just a hug shadow coming for me! =) more

Summer Fashion Horror Show: 5 Trends That Are Making Me Scream

Some trends—like flirty sundresses or leopard-print anything—immediately become beloved wardrobe staples. But each season also has its own special horror show of trends that cause physical discomfort or epic wardrobe malfunctions: say, six-inch heels, super-skinny jeans, or tiny Daisy Dukes. ...more
Oh my gosh... AGREE, AGREE, AGREE with every single one of these. I can't stand grown adults ... more

What I'll Be Wearing at #BlogHer15

I can't believe it, but I will be attending my FOURTH BlogHer conference this year! Of course four years of attending one of my favorite conferences, means that I've written a lot of posts about the experiences—including What I Wish I'd Known Before my First Conference and My Whole 2014 Experience Shoved into One Post. ...more
lindasblogs I usually try to plan my daytime outfit as if I might not get a chance to change. ... more