Happy Thanksgiving

Lifestyle

This morning in the community garden, wearing Universal Standard overalls (Small), an old J. Crew striped top, an old Halogen cashmere beanie, Ray-Ban aviators, and Sorel boots This morning I didn’t set an alarm. I woke up, did some sun salutations, and went to the community garden to pick cabbage for the side dish we’re taking to my cousin’s house for Thanksgiving. They say that cabbage is sweetest after the…

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Pamper Yourself to Survive the Holiday Season [Sponsored]

Beauty

The holiday season can get a bit frantic. Come Thursday, it becomes a major snowball rolling down a very steep mountain. How is it almost December?? Last holiday season I thought I was prepared by shopping for presents early, but that’s only part of the seasonal stress. I ended up not sending out holiday cards because I never got my act together. There were a few tears, too little sleep,…

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Attending a cabi Fashion Experience

Fall Fashion Fashion Advice

I learned about cabi in 2011 when my friend became a stylist. This year, I really got to know cabi and the people behind the brand. I was invited to attend cabi Conversations where I chatted all night with founders and staff of cabi. I was also invited to attend Scoop, cabi’s twice-yearly conference that includes Stylist training and a fashion show of the upcoming clothing collection. However, I hadn't…

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Life After Quitting: Week 2

Blogging

This week I worked on being kinder to myself and more realistic. It’s still hard. When you’ve dreamed of doing something for years and have so many ideas in your head AND you’ve spent the past two decades working your ass off always more than 40 hours a week… well, it’s an hourly struggle to rein it in. This week I spent time with people. Wednesday, my mom has a…

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Gift Guide for Tweens by a Tween

Lifestyle

When I mentioned I was going to have gift guides this season, a couple of you reached out in comments, social media, and email and said you desired a gift guide for tweens. Not a kid and not yet a teen, this is a hard age to shop for. I figured no better than to ask a tween that I know! Take it away, Marley! By Marley Vollmerhausen Hello! My…

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What I Wore: Regent Regal

Fall Fashion Outfit Posts

By now you know I am a cabi fan. I've been wearing their clothing for several years, but after this summer when I got to meet the people behind the brand at cabi Conversations, and then when I was able to attend their twice-monthly conference The Scoop, I really fell in love. I think the clothing is well made, quality fabrics, and designed to flatter a variety of shapes. But…

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Stitch Fix Review

Fashion Advice

I've had many friends, and many of you tell me you've tried Stitch Fix and you've had mixed experiences. And many of you have asked my opinion of Stitch Fix especially since it added plus sizes (and they added a program for men!).  Right now they're having a promotion where your first stying fee is waived so I felt it was a good time to do a Stitch Fix review…

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