A Weekend in Atlanta (with a TCFStyle Expo recap!)

Blogging Lifestyle Travel

When Marie Denee of The Curvy Fashionista invited me to speak on a panel at The TCFStyle Expo I was thrilled. One of my blog goals for 2017 was to do more public speaking and the TCF Expo looked like such an awesome event. I invited my sister Debbie to join me and we made it a much-needed girls’ getaway weekend. What I Wore on my Flight: cabi tee (last…

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Weekend in Raleigh: Our Kid’s First Concert

Lifestyle Music Travel

Music is something that means a lot to my family. Karl and I have attended several music festivals and I think the combination of music and roughing it has helped solidify our relationship. We regularly attend concerts and music is always playing in our home. Emerson inherited our love of music; she’s always singing, loves playing the piano, and also is regularly playing music from her kid-friendly Spotify playlists. We’ve…

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Giving Back Sunday: The Southern Poverty Law Center

Giving Back

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is a nonprofit legal advocacy organization that specializes in civil rights and public interest litigation. It was founded in 1971 in Montgomery, Alabama as a civil rights law firm. In 1979, the Southern Poverty Law Center began filing civil suits for monetary damages on behalf of the victims of violence from the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacist groups, with all damages recovered…

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My Night Skincare Routine

Beauty

I’ve been traveling a lot lately, and it wreaks havoc on my skin. That plus trying different products and making do with travel-sized products and my skin has looked dry, dull, and I’ve had a few breakouts. Coming home and getting back into the routine of everyday life and everyday skincare has been really good for my face. It makes me realize how happy my skin is when I use…

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What I Wore: Hermès and Gingham

Outfit Posts Summer

dress | belt | bag | shoes | earrings Dress: Julia Jordan via Gwynnie Bee (14W) | Belt: c/o cabi (sold out; similar) | Shoes: Naturalizer | Bag: Rebecca Minkoff | Earrings: Buzz Earrings c/o cabi | Lipstick: L’Oreal “Eva’s Red” Karl captured these photos before Emerson and I headed out for the day so we got to make it a mother/daughter shoot!  I swear we didn’t plan to coordinate,…

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What I Wore: Daytime Pajamas

Outfit Posts Summer

pajama top | pajama pants | shoes | earrings | bag Pajama top: ELOQUII (14) | Pajama pants: ELOQUII (14) | Shoes: ASOS (similar) | Earrings: J. Crew (same in different colors, similar concept in same color) | Bag: Loeffler Randall Some trends I won’t adopt. There’s so many these days, and so many of them are utterly ridiculous. I felt the daytime pajama trend was ridiculous. Sure, those skinny…

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