Style, Travel, and Wellness

 

Pretty Spring Looks

I've started and stopped several blog posts in the last couple of weeks because, like all of us, I'm trying to figure out this new normal. What's important? What's not? Does my blogging even matter right now? I decided to go ahead with it because everything I've read...

25 Simple Self-Care Ideas

"Self Care is giving the world the best of you, instead of what's left of you." ~Katie Reed Women, especially mothers, are notorious for taking care of everyone's needs...except their own! Besides caring for those we love, other things constantly compete for our...

Recreate New Outfits From What’s in Your Closet

This is my year of shopping smarter, and one of the ways I'm doing that is by shopping my closet first. By taking pieces I already own and searching that item on Pinterest and Instagram, I'm discovering fun fashion inspiration. Not only is it fun, it's also a great...

The Perfect Three-Season Dress

When I find an outfit item that works without fail, I don't hesitate buying it in multiples! That's what I've done with this ruched body-con tank dress from Nordstrom. I own it in three colors, and I just ordered my fourth one in black because it's currently on sale...

Styling Jogger Pants Up and Down

I've always been a jeans girl, but these jogger pants I purchased last year won me over! They're so comfortable, I bought them in two colors, and I wear them all the time. I really do! They're also a versatile wardrobe piece, so today's post is about how I style my...

How I’m Shopping Smarter in 2020

I've always been a minimalist at heart. Clean lines, uncluttered areas, white spaces, and neutral or monochromatic color palettes bring me a sense of peace and calm. But until a few weeks ago, you wouldn't have known it looking in my closet. It was packed with a...

Styling White Pants in Winter

I've been a fan of white pants and jeans for years. So much so that I have a variety of them with different fabrics, lengths, and fits that are in frequent rotation throughout all four seasons. Last fall, I found these lightweight, ivory-colored, wool pants from Ralph...

10 Things I’m Decluttering this Season

Last year I began setting healthy seasonal goals instead of a year's worth of resolutions (see my summer and autumn goals). It's more manageable for me that way. To continue that theme, my goal this winter, and from here on out for that matter, is to make decluttering...

Life in Fort Collins, Colorado

Welcome to another edition of Where Bloggers Live! In this post, I'm excited to show you a little slice of life in Fort Collins, Colorado, voted by Forbes as one of the best U.S. places to travel in 2019, and once voted by Money Magazine as the #1 place to live in the...

Highlights from our Ultimate Caribbean Cruise

My husband and I just returned from a fabulous 11-day Ultimate Caribbean Cruise on the award-winning Celebrity Reflection. This was our third cruise with Celebrity, and once again, it didn't disappoint! In this post, I'll show you our highlights and give a few tips...

Where Bloggers Live: Travel Guide to Scottsdale

Welcome to the second post in the 'Where Bloggers Live' series where a group of bloggers (linked below) show their homes, towns, states, and regions! Last month, I shared photos of Rocky Mountain National Park (an hour from my northern Colorado home) in all its fall...

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Casual Neutrals and Slow-Fashion Accessories

"As we travel the world, we often become intrigued by creations influenced by the culture and traditions of different corners of the earth...to remind us of the diverse beauty that exists beyond our borders." ~Lesetta As someone who's been intrigued by different...

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Easy and Delicious Avocado Toast Recipes

I used to think of avocado toast as strictly a summer breakfast or something to order when going out to brunch, but not any more! It's so simple, delicious, and healthy, and since I've been eating mostly vegan for several months now, I make it at least three times a...

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Where Bloggers Live: Rocky Mountain National Park

Welcome to the monthly edition of Where Bloggers Live. It's kind of like HGTV's "Celebrities at Home," but...Bloggers! Who doesn't like to peek behind the scenes and see inside people's homes? Over the next few months, a group of seven bloggers will be sharing their...

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10 Healthy Things I’m Doing This Autumn

Are you a goal setter? I am, and I tend to get 'em done when I write my goals down. Instead of doing a New Year's resolution list, I've been setting seasonal goals with an emphasis on my overall wellbeing, hence the "10 Healthy Things I'm Doing this Autumn." Because I...

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Jumpsuit Styling Tips That Work for Everyone

A jumpsuit can be the ultimate statement outfit, don't you think? In my opinion, the right jumpsuit can look more sophisticated than a skirt or pants outfit and bolder than a dress. Today I'm sharing five jumpsuit styling tips that work for everyone because 1)...

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4 Resort-Casual Outfit Ideas

"August is like the Sunday of summer." ~Anonymous I always savor the last days of summer as one clings to Sunday afternoons before the work week begins. Don't get me wrong, I love early autumn in Colorado with brisk mornings and the change of season visible all...

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Two (Clearance) Dresses I Wore in Newport Beach

Hi friends...hope your week is off to a great start! Yesterday was my daughter's baby "sprinkle," Relax! It's not what you might be thinking! It's a light baby shower for a second baby. Have you heard the term before? I think it's too cute. She's having a baby girl...

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5 Days in Newport Beach: The Pacific Riviera

We just returned from a five-day trip to the Pacific Riviera...AKA the Newport Coast in California. Honestly, I didn't want to come home! We went for a friend's wedding and extended our trip to enjoy a mini vacation. Here's where we stayed and what we did, and these...

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Double Duty Swimsuit Cover Up

Ladies, I realize fall fashion is starting to make its way into stores, but we still have two months of summer left! I'm not ready to look at jackets, sweaters, and boots just yet! Is anybody else with me? I recently bought a new swimsuit and this shirtdress-style...

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Summer Neutral Outfit and a Standout Accessory

My go-to color palette is always neutral. It's easy on the eye, you can mix and match neutrals, and they're foundational pieces that don't have to be boring...especially when you add a special touch! Today I'm showing a casual, neutral outfit for summer with pieces...

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