What happens when you’re at a loss for words? It doesn’t happen to me very often, but today is one of those days. I’ll let these super-comfortable tie-front pants from J.Jill do the talking. Everything on the J.Jill site in 30% off with code SUMMER18, including the pants and this great lose-weave shirt with a… Read More Feeling Comfy in Tie-Front Pants
J.Jill Sweater c/o | Kohl’s Tee | J.Jill Pants c/o | Jessica Simpson Shoes, similar here and here Don’t you just love summer whites? I know I do! White is so clean and crisp, and somehow I feel cooler in it. It’s purely psychological I know, but I’m fine with that. I also fine with breaking… Read More Summer Whites for Summer Nights
This weekend Andy and I had the opportunity to attend a baby shower with friends and family in the San Diego area. We had so much fun. We’ve gone to a few coed showers and I think the idea is brilliant. Including Dad is the celebration makes sense. After all, both parents are involved raising… Read More The Versatile Shirtdress
Do you ever explore your playful side? Maybe we all should! I may be serious at work, but I don’t take myself too seriously. Does that make sense? There are so many serious things happening in the world. I’ve chosen to stay informed but I’ve also chosen to stay in tune with a light-hearted attitude.… Read More Summer Flowers
About a year ago I was reading, of all things, a fitness/positive mental attitude book. Somewhere in the narrative the author talked about his humble beginnings and the luxuries he now enjoyed. Among them: bamboo sheets. What? I had never heard of such a thing. Bamboo floors? Yes. Bamboo plants? Of course. But what in… Read More The Softest Sheets I’ve Ever Slept On
Summer dresses. They are some of the best things about the season. Do you find them to be a cooler option when the days are hotter? I certainly do. Whether it’s air circulation, freedom of movement or lighter fabrics, dresses are what I reach for all summer long. In my corner of the world the… Read More Summer Dresses Under $100
Summer hit with a vengeance this week. Heading to a lunch meeting Wednesday my car, hot enough to fry an egg, informed me the outside temp was 113. Ugh. According to the calendar it’s still Spring. For the rest of the country. June-September is the penance we pay for our amazing weather October – May.… Read More Summer Skirt
Like the saying goes, “when life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” Or maybe a glass of champagne with a little fresh-squeezed lemon juice. 🙂 And these cute shoes. About the time I got this great striped linen J.Jill shirt, my daughters gave me these adorable Soludos shoes. I just had to put them together! My J.Jill… Read More When Life Gives You Lemons. . .
I don’t think of myself as a boho chic kind of girl, but once in a while I find a boho-inspired piece I like. This J.Jill Peasant Top caught my eye recently and I thought I’d give it a go. I love the embroidery which includes just about any color you might want to use… Read More Feeling (Slightly) Boho
Well, today is the day! Last December, Brookside Dark Chocolate asked me to make a BALLSY New Year’s resolution for 2018. I said I’d model a bikini on my blog. What was I thinking?? In truth, I wanted to prove to myself I could do something I set my mind to. I also had something to… Read More Happy Birthday to Me – My Bikini Post!