I don’t care much about clothes. I’m not a super girly girl. I prize comfort over style. I’m fine with a simple uniform of a nice fitted tee layered over a coordinating tank top, boot cut jeans, and cute flats. At least, that’s what I always thought. Then, I actually decided to count my clothes.
Where I live, the weather finally started cooling off last week. Walmart is full of fall decor, and Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice latte is calling my name. It’s a little too warm to wear long sleeves and scarves here in the valley, but I went up to the mountains for a ladies’ retreat a couple weeks ago, so
As some of you may know, Blogger had some serious issues yesterday, leaving many of us without our most recent posts. As a result, the post I had in draft for today has disappeared, and it’s going to take me a little while to re-write it. Talk about frustrating! So, for today I’m taking a
The “basics” are essential to a versatile, classy, and loveable wardrobe. And this is where I have trouble. When I go shopping, I’m easily distracted by something sparkly and I forget that what I really need is a pair of black flats. I found this list of twelve must have basics, the bare essentials every woman
We’ve all done it before – spent too much, or bought something because we really wanted it although it didn’t fit right, or bought something just to make a bad day better. I’ve probably done all the above. You know that guilty feeling you get once you get it home, or every time you see
I hope you all had a lovely Easter! Brian and I enjoyed the Easter breakfast, choir cantata, and drama at our church yesterday. Brian was in the drama, and it was definitely out of his comfort zone, but he did a great job! I was so proud! Alright, now we are week two of our
A couple weeks ago, I asked the question on coffee talk blog forum: Why dress well? Does it matter? This was my post: What do you think? Is it important to dress well, even when you’re not trying to impress anyone? It’s tempting for me to lounge around in sweats or pj’s all day when no
Who hasn’t asked someone that before? It called to you from across the store. That beautiful, pleated, full length skirt. It seemed like a no-brainer. But then, you tried it on. Something was just….wrong. You looked short, frumpy, and squat. What happened? Or you slip into a pair of jeans, and look instantly 10 pounds
Before we begin our fashion series next week, I thought this post was needed. When you flip through a fashion magazine, click through an online article, or even look through advertisements or catalogs, do you recognize the messages the writers and images send? They’re saying things like, “You NEED this! You HAVE TO buy this!