summer at loft.

while vacay shopping, i pretty much tried on ALL of loft and i’m totally okay with that. i mean, how are you going to know what you like?!  rationalizing real hard over here. anyways, without further adieu, here are my loft fitting room diaries: tee | shorts this tee is super soft but a little … Continue Reading

what to pack for a mexican vacation.

as you’re reading this, our car to the airport should be arriving and we’ll be off to our mexican vacation. we NEED this vacation people. its our first vacation in awhile that does not include even the slightest bit of work.  in fact, the hubs actually forbid me from bringing my laptop with me (NO … Continue Reading

summer made easy: white tank + cutoffs.

is there a more simple, easy look than a white tank and cutoffs for summer? for the mondayest monday ever, this look just makes sense. this tank by free people is on constant rotation in my closet. its soft, its drapey and goes with everything.  i picked up a few different colors in this too … Continue Reading

madewell does summer.

if you’ve been following me for a bit, you will know that i love me some madewell. their pieces are simple, classic and made…. well.  you definitely get your money’s worth with their product. i also love them bc of their neutral tones and their style just works for me.  also, if you’re not already, … Continue Reading

off the shoulder + cutoffs.

i’m just keeping up with the colorful trend this week, huh? this is might be one of my favorite casual date night looks. off the shoulder top, cute cutoffs, statement earrings and a colorful clutch.  does it get any better? this top is a low-key champ for me. i got it from Apricot Lane Peoria – … Continue Reading

pineapples + it bags.

we’re going on vacation in less than two weeks and let me tell you, it cannot come quick enough.  this gal (and the hubs and our boys) really need some rest, relaxation and fun! …and naturally, i need to go shopping! is it just me or does everyone have a hard time waiting to wear … Continue Reading

father’s day gift guide

yay for dads! father’s day is fast approaching and if you’re like me, i always wait til the last minute for gifts!  lucky for you, i put together this quick guide with some cool gifts that your husband or dad will love! if you live close to the beach, why not grab him a new … Continue Reading


i am a HUGE fan of jumpsuits. i mean, its one-piece, comfiness at its finest.  is comfiness a word?  well, it is now… anyways, i love a good jumpsuit, but there’s a very fine line as to if they’ll work.   your body type will determine what style works for you.  for me, i need … Continue Reading

stripes + ripped denim

stripes + ripped denim. is there a better combo out there?  i think not. if there is, fill a girl in, but in the meantime, i will be rockin my stripes + denim on the regular.  they always go together, they’re so super easy when getting dressed in a hurry + there is no shortage … Continue Reading

june arrivals at anthropologie

I don’t know about you, but I love me some anthropologie! the hubs and my wallet….not so much! anyways, i’m trying to focus on quality over quantity lately and sometimes you have to spend a little more for quality.  as always, i’m sticking with my neutrals in classic styles, but I love throwing in a … Continue Reading