• Smarter not Harder
    Lifestyle

    Smarter not Harder

    I didn’t quit my job to blog full-time so I could become a millionaire. I did it to get my life back. My husband and I had a child at the beginning of 2009. Between the two of us, I had the job with a better salary and better benefits…

    View Post
    Winterizing a Summer Jumpsuit
    Outfit Posts

    Winterizing a Summer Jumpsuit

    I’m all about wearing what I already own, and I’ve been looking at this Universal Standard jumpsuit I wore this summer and was trying to figure out how to winterize it. It’s twill, so it’s a seasonless fabric, and the color doesn’t scream summer either.  A turtleneck is a given,…

    View Post
    How to Prevent Jeans from Wearing Out in the Inner Thighs
    Fashion Advice

    How to Prevent Jeans from Wearing Out in the Inner Thighs

    A reader reached out asking for advice on how to prevent jeans from wearing out in the inner thighs. A portion of her email: Hi Alison – One thing I have struggled with is wearing my jeans out in the inner thighs. I had purchased some expensive jeans that looked…

    View Post
    Margaux Shoes Review: The Uptown Sandal
    Fashion Advice

    Margaux Shoes Review: The Uptown Sandal

    I did not want to like them. No, no siree, newp, nah, I didn’t want to like them. A little over a year ago, Margaux Shoes reached out to me about a possible partnership. I haven’t had luck partnering with shoe brands. I have difficult feet – they are high…

    View Post
    Wide Leg Pants with Sneakers and Heels
    Outfit Posts

    Wide Leg Pants with Sneakers and Heels

    While I do wear all the outfits I feature in outfit posts… sometimes there’s a little switcheroo.  For this look, I wore it with sneakers and then switched to heels for the photoshoot.  The heels are quite comfortable, but a bit too dressy for hitting Whole Foods!  I also wore…

    View Post