June Mood Inspiration

THE MONTHLY MOOD :: JUNE 2017

INSPO: I married a man whose heart was born in Seville.  He brought me to the dreamy and romantic Andalusia in 2007, before we had children and life seemed simple and careless.  It was a two week trip through various towns of Andalusia, like Grenada, Cadiz and Arcos de la Frontera each with their unique and […]

Beach Totes

FRIDAY FASHION FIX : BEACH TOTES

There is no summer essential quite as important as the beach tote.  With warm sunny days approaching, some New Englanders migrate to their bucolic coastal retreats, while others make the daily venture to shores nearby.  Regardless, beaches are sprinkled with people dying to capture every single drop of Vitamin D before summer is over.  Requiring a bag that […]

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MONTHLY DÉCOR TIPS : Outdoor Living with Aerin Lauder

From rugs and pillows, to furniture and tableware, Outdoor Living has become its own décor category.  Every month I browse Pinterest for ideas and inspirations to upcoming editorial pieces and you may have read my May mood board (click here).   This May, I fell in love with the easy elegance of Aerin Lauder.  Her classic […]

Summer Whites

FRIDAY FASHION FIX : WHITE OUT

Who doesn’t love white!  Especially with a little sun-kissed skin to boot.  The perfect canvas for styling an outfit, white is pretty amazing and this summer it’s everywhere.  Here is a visual tour of my white out outfits, from casual to dressy.  If you like any of them, you can click the shoppable links below each […]

Best Summer Hair Products

HAIR CARE : HEALTHY SUMMER TRESSES

I was not blessed with thick, luscious tresses. My hair is fine and curly, but I have a lot of it, which means it gets tangled easily.  My natural hair color has changed over the years from a sandy blond to a dark blond.  And since I like my hair blond and I’m not a […]

Mother's Day gift guide and ideas

Mother’s Day : 10 Gifts under $100

I can’t believe it’s almost MOTHER’S DAY!  And while, breakfast in bed along with hand-made cards from my girls will be the highlight of my day, I wouldn’t necessary be opposed to a little gift.  I mean really, who doesn’t like to receive a present?!  So whether you want to discreetly leave you computer open […]

aerin Lauder inspiration

THE MONTHLY MOOD :: MAY 2017

I am so excited it’s May!  It finally feels like Spring.  Mother’s Day is around the corner, which means I get to be celebrated.  This only happens twice a year – on my birthday and on Mother’s Day.  I’m not complaining, but I am going to revel in the moment when it comes.  There is a […]

stocking-stuffers

Stocking Stuffers Series: Skin Care and Make-Up

Today, as a continuation of my stocking stuffers series, I want to share with you my absolute favorite skin care and make-up products.  I’m lumping them together because I realize we haven’t got much time until Christmas, yet those stockings must go up.  Also, since I have two girls who watch mommy attend to her […]