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friday favorites.

the historic sebastiani theatre in my hometown.  sonoma, ca.  at times this week of work felt particularly long, i am guessing because of the jam-packed weekend we had in DC.  however, there were still many things to enjoy this week:…

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steal her style: summer flats for fall.

leave it to olivia palermo to figure out how to make summer flats work for the cooler days of fall and winter.  i do not know how she does it, but that girl can make anything work; she has a…

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borrowed.

dress: forever 21 (similar) // shoes: sole society (similar) // bag: tory burch (similar) // earrings: etsy // nails: opi “la paz-itively hot” so many things are borrowed here: the dress, the hair skills and the photography but isn’t that what…

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sweater weather.

the weather coming back to kansas city from washington, dc was a harsh wake-up call; when we got off the plane, we could see our breaths in the air!    when it is that cold out, all i want to…

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heatwave.

dress: forever 21 (similar) // shoes: jack rogers // belt: target // bag: tory burch (similar)  my dad’s promotion ceremony this past weekend was a wonderful experience.  it was a great excuse to get the whole family together and it…

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friday favorites.

georgetown, washington dc.  july 2013.  an evening walk along the canal. happy friday everyone!!! i am currently on my way to the airport to meet my family in washington, dc; my dad is in the navy and being promoted to…

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steal her style: casual weekend dress.

maybe it is because i have to dress up for work all week, but all i can think about right now is how appealing a casual weekend outfit sounds.  and who better to look to for inspiration than julia of…

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complimentary necklaces.

dress, worn as skirt: j.crew (similar) // sweater: forever 21 (similar) // shoes: michael kors (similar) // necklaces: both j.crew (similar) // earrings: nordstrom // nails: opi “manicurist of seville” and essie “as gold as it gets” these two necklaces…

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tweed for the younger set.

for years, i have associated tweed with older women, but this year it seems to be reaching a larger audience than just our grandmothers.  i keep finding myself drawn to tweed pieces for their sophistication and the depth they add…

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lilly lookalike.

dress: forever 21 (similar, similar, similar) // necklace: etsy // shoes: tory burch // nails: essie “a crewed interest” i have long been obsessed with the lilly pulitzer “marie kate” dress.  i mean the all over lace, the scalloped hem, the pretty blue color, how could i not be?…

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friday favorites.

sonoma, california.  december 2012.  in the vineyard/park where my husband proposed.  i am still down in texas for work training and despite the long days of simulations and lectures, i am having a wonderful time.  the facility is unreal and…

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new colors for new seasons.

with each new season comes new nail colors.  suddenly neon pinks are pushed aside for darker plums and maroons.  what i love about nail polish is that it is an inexpensive and relatively fast way to change up a look…

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