8 Great Holiday Skirts

The holidays are fast approaching. I’ve curated a selection of basic black with a few other pretty textures and patterns.Available at Anthropologie...more

The Double Mint Twins Meet A Grinch Bra

I was staring down the barrel of a formal occasion that would require from an architectural perspective a strapless bra.  This requirement was met with reluctance and disappointment, because one of the universal truths about strapless bras is the crucial nature of perfect sizing. If the bra is too big, you have a very elaborate belt with gel cushiony cutlets stuck to your belly button. If it’s small, you are a squished can of store bought biscuits under extreme pressure, oozing out the top awkwardly....more

Teen/Tween Gift Guide for Girls

Teen/Tween Gift Guide for Girls When I was pregnant I was convinced I would have girls, but luckily for me I was blessed with two incredibly easy boys....more

How to Practice the Art of Online Shopping

When I tell my friends that I do the majority of my clothes shopping online, they look at me like I am crazy. Little do they know that I am the queen of online shopping!...more
I used to love shopping at Lands End, but as soon as we lost our Sears it wasnt worth it.  If I ...more

Ball Gown Decisions

It's that time of year again.  Time to decide on an evening dress for the December Ball.  Last year, I was fortunate to find a beautiful gown with weeks to spare.  I found it on Amazon for only $40!  And it arrived in the mail just in time for the event....more

My new Daniel Wellington watch!!

Learning from Pinterest: Boots + Jeans

I was always a bootcut jeans girl, so figuring out how to wear boots with my jeans was pretty darn easy. Put on jeans + stick boots under jeans = done. Easy peasy.Over the past year, I’ve started liking more of the straight and skinny jeans styles. In the summer, it’s pretty easy to style them with Toms, flats or sandals… but once the weather started getting cold I was kind of at a loss....more

12 Fab Fur Coats for Every Budget

Looking for extra warmth in a winter coat? Try a faux fur. -PJ Gach...more

So Cozy! Why Leg Warmers Are the Best Winter Accessory

All Flashdance jokes aside (you know, I never actually saw that movie), the leg warmer is, in my opinion, the most underappreciated and valuable winter accessory of all time. Well, maybe they're number two to a warm hat, but they rank way up there on the list. ...more
SherryAnnHensley I'd love to see your fashionable leg warmers! I have an everyday pair (they are ...more

Choosing Your Battles: Is Appearance One of Them?

My parents used to give me a hard time about my ‘appearance’. I repaid that unwanted advice by attending one of their dinner parties in full goth regalia, complete with spider webs drawn at the corners of my eyes. I can only imagine, now, how much restraint they and their guests showed by not commenting....more