Preparing to be the Mother of the Groom: The Dress

Not too long after my friend's great makeover, we went dress shopping.  Fortunately for Tammey's open mindedness and willingness to put up with me ("Try this on, try that on!")  she found a dress the FIRST DAY.  She got it in a deep plum shade, but here is the style: Here she is, without … [Read more...]

What I Wore Wednesday

What Nicole Wore: black slouchy tee from Gap, creamy cardigan from urban outfitters, skinny jeans from Target, black flats from bakers and mustard purse from Target Where: Out to dinner with friends!  It was so warm out but it's always freezing in our favorite Mexican restaurant so I grabbed this … [Read more...]

What I Wore Wednesday

What Jo-Lynne wore: Green wrappy sweater (an old favorite from the LOFT a few seasons ago), white tank over gray tank (both from Banana Republic; layers for extra coverage), Citizens of Humanity straight-leg stretchy jeans (these things feel like pajamas; I could sleep in them comfortably), Orla … [Read more...]

What I Wore Wednesday

What Jo-Lynne and Melissa wore: (Jo-Lynne) coral sweater from Banana Republic Factory Outlet, Citizens of Humanity jeans from Bloomingdales, copper ballet flats from Aldo, Orla Kiely bag from a shop online, earrings and necklace from Studio Jewel, green and coral bracelet from JanMary Designs. I … [Read more...]

What I Wore Wednesday

What Nicole Wore: white tank from Target, crochet sweater from Urban Outfitters, belt from Forever 21, jeans from Arden B, black flats from Bakers, headband from Anthropologie, camera bag from Jo Totes Where: The day-after lunch for my brother and SIL's wedding!  I wanted to be comfortable since … [Read more...]

What I Wore Wednesday

What Nicole Wore: blue sweater from Old Navy (2 years ago), curvy jeans from GAP, navy flats (not shown) from Bakers, Grey/Mustard/Navy headband made by me Where: Running a few errands, but mostly just walking the dog, enjoying the 50 degree weather (heat wave!) What Jo-Lynne Wore: gray skinny … [Read more...]

Found! The Most Slimming Jeans Ever

This  month's issue of Shape has a fabulous article - they've found the most slimming jeans for all different boys types! FINALLY! Athletic- Many women with athletic figures tend to have muscular calves and thighs, making them self conscious of this area. Tip: A denim with a … [Read more...]

under $100: new years eve

My typical New Years Eve is not quite the night on the town it once was. But we do often get together with friends or go out to dinner, so its still fun to get dressed up a bit! How about pairing this with your fav jeans? You could go more formal with trouser jeans, or make the look more casual with … [Read more...]

under $100: [formal] holiday dinner

Formal events in the dead of winter always make me squirm a little.  Because really, how are you supposed to stay warm while prancing around in a LBD in the SNOW?  Thank goodness black tights are a classic staple, what would we do without them when the temperature drops. If your holiday … [Read more...]