Don’t You Dare Leave Home Without It: traveling with kids

We take a lot of car trips with the kids and have almost got the necessities down to a science. Almost. There's always that one kid, isn't there? I think they take turns because I can never guess which one will have an "episode." Ha! But I digress. Things we bring for the ride: Blankets… Continue reading Don’t You Dare Leave Home Without It: traveling with kids

Fashion · ootd · Travel

#ootd August 10, 2017

We headed out to brunch with the family, and this casual (elastic waistband! Ha!) outfit was just perfect. Floral pleated tank: Target Similar. Embroidered option One-shoulder option Linen pants: Old Navy Similar and comes in navy, black, or burgundy Sandals: Target Exact Kavu bag: Amazon Exact The pants were nice and breezy for a humid day in town! Though I… Continue reading #ootd August 10, 2017

Fashion · Travel · where to shop

I’m in Love with Another Woman

Lilly Pulitzer! (See what I did there? 😂) This has been a great year of firsts. First time inside a Nordstrom's: check. First time shopping their Anniversary Sale: check. First time shopping at Lilly Pulitzer: check check! Come to think of it, it's been a great year for shopping firsts!   I mean, isn't it… Continue reading I’m in Love with Another Woman

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Hitting the Town

I had a dream about eating fried shrimp on the pier. So can you guess where we went??? Wonder Woman tee: Walmart Olive shorts: Liz Claiborne (thrifted) Sneaks: H&M Similar Hubs and I like to try all the local places when we travel and we've found some GREAT ones! There's this wonderful little shack on the… Continue reading Hitting the Town

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Beach Day #ootd

So there's been a whole lotta beach happening around here! And while I've been spending 90% of my time in a bathing suit, I've got to put on real clothes at some point, right?? So here was my solution for going from the beach to going out with the family: Kimono: Forever21 Similar Distressed shorts :… Continue reading Beach Day #ootd

Sharing My Heart · Travel

The Beach is my Spirit Animal

Last night the family ran down to the beach as soon as we got here. We played in the water, gathered shells, and watched the sun set over the ocean. I mean, can you believe this view?? And it's amazing the things you take for granted having grown up on the coast that my kids… Continue reading The Beach is my Spirit Animal

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Family Vacation (not so) Capsule Wardrobe

Have you heard of capsule wardrobes? Search Pinterest and they are all over for every season and occasion! A couple months back, I tried my very first capsule for a trip I took with hubs to Ottawa, Canada. It was great! Aside from getting a *teeny bit bored of the pieces towards the end, it… Continue reading Family Vacation (not so) Capsule Wardrobe