My God, What Happened to 2019?

Let’s just eschew the concise yet clever intro and skip to the explanation. What’s happened in 2019? Just a lot of living and life and parenting (so much #momlife) and job and the general exhausting hamster wheel of existence in a cutthroat capitalist society. In all honesty, it’s all kind of gotten away from me, […]

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Style Rules and Resolutions for 2019

Yeah, I know it’s February, but I don’t think it’s ever too late to be intentional and mindful about shopping. (About anything, really, but let’s just be specific to one thing today.)  One tendency I’m noticing about myself these past few years is that I’m increasingly discerning about what comes into my life, whether it’s […]

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Radio Silence

I’ve started this “I’m back…I think” entry so many times, but I’ve been stuck because it’s been about a year and a half and how does one even begin to account for that gap? I never finish, though, because either my job gets very busy, my toddler goes through a very “meltdown-y” phase, I’m focusing […]

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Lipstick: A Clean Beauty Odyssey

My “clean beauty” journey has been slow-going, but I’m kind of embracing that. I know it’s not as impressive (or Insta-friendly) as a wholesale all-at-once transformation, but I like it because I can really soak in information and make guided, meaningful changes that actually stick. I started by switching sunscreens — a product that’s easy […]

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Time For A Fashion Detox

So, 2017 was kind of a rough year for me emotionally. There was relationship/family drama, financial fears galore and just a sense that certain aspects of my personal functioning that I adapted as a wee kid to feel secure and loved — overfunctioning, shutting off feelings, “keeping the peace” by ignoring anger or hurt — […]

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Everlane Jeans: A Review

When I heard Everlane was doing jeans, I was excited like so many others. The idea of wearing a sustainable pair of jeans that were also stylish and reasonably-priced for their quality was wonderful. But then again, I remembered: Everlane bottoms are often hit-or-miss for me. Sometimes they work surprisingly well — the wide-legged structured […]

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Real Life Holiday Dressing

If you read any aspirational magazine or blog on the subject of holiday dressing, you’d think everyone’s schedule was full of year-end balls, galas and general sequined bedazzled fabulousness at this time of year. Maybe life is like this for the one-percent, or maybe even the top-twenty percent. But my personal year-end holiday festive season […]

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