Trimming the Tree
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Trimming the Tree

The only wrapped present – for Emerson, from our friend A.  Nice and high so it can’t be torn open by a toddler or dog We FINALLY got a tree!  A week or so ago, I saw that the school where my husband went from Kindergarten-8th grade was selling trees…

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Ask Allie – Holiday Edition
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Ask Allie – Holiday Edition

I have gotten a lot of questions recently about the holidays, and more so, my personal beliefs about the holidays and how I celebrate it at home and on the blog.  Here’s a round up of the most recent questions and answers! If you have a questions, feel free to…

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Five Items to Add to your Wardrobe This Season
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Five Items to Add to your Wardrobe This Season

Every woman is different, and every woman’s wardrobe is different. However we are upon an amazing season of fashion where there are SO many fabulous versatile items en vogue. I keep telling women, NOW is the time to stock up on wardrobe essentials and that special little “something” that brings…

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Casual Holiday Attire…
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Casual Holiday Attire…

Since I have been a few places over holiday where there were cameras, so I figured I would share what pictures I have… Christmas Eve we had a lovely dinner at my sister’s house (blue cowlneck merino and black pencil skirt both from Ann Taylor sale rack, tall black boots). …

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On Holiday…
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On Holiday…

Sorry for being MIA. Life has been pretty hectic, and with good things. Somehow the holidays crept up on me and I realized… this is Emerson’s first holiday season! And last holiday season wasn’t the best with the passing of my father-in-law, the house being in various stages of disrepair…

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Merry Christmas!
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Merry Christmas!

To those that celebrate this holiday, I wish you a Merry Christmas! Not much is new here… still on bedrest, still no baby. The house is going well – yesterday they installed the kitchen cabinets and appliances. No sink or counters, but the fridge, range and microwave are working! We…

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Thanksgiving Maternity Style
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Thanksgiving Maternity Style

I know the headshot is a bit funny, it was taken by my sister and we were being goofy and I was holding two bottles of wine and we didn’t want me to look like a bad mom-to-be or a lush. 🙂 I did have a sip of Zinfandel (yummmmmm!)…

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A Thanksgiving Meme…
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A Thanksgiving Meme…

Thanksgiving in my family is a big deal; my mom is from New England and other than the year my father passed away, the meal has always been at her house. Each year the crowd changes, but the spirit is the same. We invite any family that is in town…

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