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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Yes, you CAN wear white: 4 lies about white clothing

Call me crazy, but I love wearing white (even as the mom of a messy toddler). Crisp, clean and refreshing, it is sure to make an elegant style statement. That said, I know so many people who shy away from the shade. They’re afraid it will get dirty, look too bridal, make them look heavier… etc. They’re not sure how to wear white. That’s where this post comes in.…

The modern woman’s guide to more flattering florals

There is something so feminine, fresh and fun about pulling on a floral print. It’s like having a permanent bouquet of flowers every time you enter your closet. But florals can be tricky to wear, especially if you have a petite frame. Choose the wrong print or fit and you might end up looking like you’re wearing your curtains! As Coco Chanel once said:

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

Motivation must-haves: five tips for staying on track

I have a love/hate relationship with motivation. 

It’s easy to come by, but hard to keep. What do I mean by that? You know that feeling when you first start a project or set a goal? Your bright, shiny dream seems so close. It’s within reach, just around the corner. You have energy. You have a plan. Then come the challenges, perhaps a set back or two.…

Unexpected ways to save money on your wedding

This week, my husband and I celebrated six years of marriage. So, I thought it might be fun to look back at our celebration—and for you dear readers—to share some of the unconventional ways we kept our wedding costs in check. These budget-friendly ideas could help you, your friends, or your family save quite a bit.

You might be wondering, what would a journalist know about weddings?