Now that I’ve officially wished for spring, it’s time to prepare for the April Showers. I don’t mind the rain. I know it’s good for the earth. It reminds me to slow down and encourages cozy afternoons inside. But, when there’s a lot of rain going on (like more than just a day or two), or it’s a weekend and I’m dying to get out of the house, I need a plan. Are you the same? Today I’m sharing a few ideas for getting out of the house on a rainy day. I’ve also included links to my favorite places around Grand Rapids. Read More →
Meanwhile… in Michigan, where everyone is waiting for spring weather to arrive. But seriously. I’ve brought out my brights. I’ve weaned myself from the winter coats. I’m considering buying a new pair of sandals. What else needs to happen before Mother Nature will give us more consistent sunshine and warmer temps? I’m ready, lady!
Happy Friday! This is the last installment of the work-to-weekend series this month. I hope you enjoyed the three tops I styled for work and weekend. If this is something you’d like to see again in the future, let me know! I’m always looking for pieces that can be styled multiple ways. Monday I styled this scallop crew pullover sweater for work, and today I’ve got it styled for a casual weekend look with my favorite utility jacket and these fun statement earrings. Read More →
This year I’ve been very successful so far in decluttering my home, including my wardrobe. I wrote about my experience using the Marie “KonMari” Kondo method of decluttering from her book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Uphere. In a separate post, I talked about how clearing my closet of clothing items I don’t love helped me better see the items I do love and has made creating outfits much easier (read that one here).
Those posts have been pretty popular, and since it’s been a couple of weeks, I decided to add this post to the mix. What is it like to shop after decluttering my wardrobe? Let me tell you all about it. Read More →
Happy first day of Spring! I’m definitely looking forward to warmer weather, and I’m celebrating today with this spring-forward look. It’s week three of the work-to-weekend series. and this week I’ll be showing you how I styled this scallop crew pullover two ways- once for work and once for the weekend. Read More →