Style, Travel, and Wellness

 

Fall Salad Recipes

With the arrival of autumn, our palates crave soups, crockpot meals, and baked goods. Comfort foods. But salads aren't necessarily considered comfort-food material. Hold on a second! Don’t dismiss the comfort of a great salad so fast. A big dinner-size salad packed...

Not Your Average Tie Dye

I don't know about you, but my eye is always drawn to tie dye prints. Not the bright psychedelic hues reminiscent of the 60s, but rather, darker more subdued shades like the shibori-inspired button down blouse from Anthropologie I'm showing today. With a classic cut...

Summertime in Beaver Creek, Colorado

Last week, I traveled to one of my favorite places in the world. Less than three hours from where I live in northern Colorado, Beaver Creek is a magical, alpine-inspired village in the Colorado Rocky Mountains 10 miles west of Vail. It's where my family vacationed in...

Little Black Dress, Summer Style

"The little black dress is the true friend...she travels with you...is patient and constant...you go to her when you don't know where else to go, and she is ALWAYS reliable and timeless." ~Diane Von Furstenberg * * * * * I mean, how true is this quote? Constant,...

Styling Neutrals for Summer

If you’ve been around here for a while, you know I love wearing neutrals year round. I think it’s because the colors are calming, and I feel comfortable, confident, and polished when wearing them. Also, neutrals are clearly a timeless and versatile wardrobe base to...

Stylish Shorts Outfit for Summer

Since decluttering my closet again this spring, I'm filling in gaps where things are missing. One item I wanted to add was a pair of shorts I could wear dressed up or down. I recently found these high-waisted, patch pocket shorts on Anthropologie, and I love them!...

Linen and Leopard Spring Outfit

This is the year I started shopping smarter and building a sustainable wardrobe focused on timeless pieces and quality basics like the ones in my linen and leopard spring outfit. Here in Arizona, it's already around 100 degrees during the day...definitely time to...

15 Questions to Ask When Decluttering Your Closet

We wear 20% of our clothes 80% of the time. It makes perfect sense that everyone is getting spring cleaning and home projects knocked out now. I've been in Scottsdale for several weeks, but before I drove down here, I cleaned out my Colorado closet for the fourth time...

How to Elevate a Graphic Tee

I live in graphic tees and joggers at home (see this post), but when the shelter-in-place order lifts, you better believe I'll be styling them up to go out! So today, I'm showing how to elevate a graphic tee because a) we all have at least one, and b) God willing, we...

Feel-Good Books and Movies While in Quarantine

Unless you're an essential worker or are working from home, you probably have a lot of time on your hands right now. We're all trying to find ways to fill our days whether it be spring cleaning, home projects, or a variety of creative outlets. And because we have so...

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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My Healthy, Summer Bucket List

Ahhh, sweet summer...my favorite season! I decided to create a summer bucket list. Not just a list filled with fun activities, although I do have some of those, but one that would benefit my overall wellbeing. I already live an active and healthy lifestyle, but I've...

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Rompers for Women Over 40 and 50

There are so many things to love about rompers: they're a one-and-done outfit, they're super flattering, you can dress them up or down, and they're comfortable for many activities. The problem I've had is that many rompers are so short and the styles look too juvenile...

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