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Graduation Gift Guide 2020

It’s Graduation season! Even though many members of the class of 2020 will be missing out on some major milestones this year, they still need to be congratulated for all of their hard work over the years. This year in particular was quite the challenge for these students and they will certainly be stronger for having gone through such a historic time in all of our lives. I put together a Graduation Gift Guide chock full of great gift options…

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Capsule Wardrobes,Outfits,Summer Outfits

Summer Capsule Wardrobe from LOFT

What’s a Capsule Wardrobe? If before we get into this you’re like… wait a minute Rachel, what’s a capsule wardrobe? Let me explain. The idea of a capsule wardrobe is to group versatile, basic wardrobe pieces that can be restyled in many outfit combinations. The goal is to minimize your wardrobe with pieces that mix and match AND ALL LOOK FABULOUS. Not only are you buying less, but the pieces I’m sharing today and budget friendly. Many of these items…

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Home Interior,Lifestyle (Home, Travel, Family)

White and Wood Kitchen Remodel Reveal

modern white kitchen with open shelving - pinteresting plans blog kitchen remodel

I am so happy to finally be sharing the details of our kitchen remodel. When we gutted out kitchen in February we had no clue we would be overlapping such a major remodel with the COVID quarantine. We spent about 6 weeks eating foods we could microwave or heat on a hot plate. Needless to stay I’m thrilled to be cooking again. Just after we finished the project my Dad passed away. We were very close and thankfully I was…

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Clothes,Outfits,Spring Outfits

The Great Debate – Joggers or Leggings

cute affordable loungewear outfits for couples on pinteresting plans fashion blog

Being home much more the last 6 weeks or so we have been in loungewear even more than usual. Which is a lot since we have been working full time from home the last few years. So today we are partnering with Jockey and sharing how we feel about the great debate – LEGGINGS OR JOGGERS? While we don’t agree on every fashion moment (ahem, socks with sandals), we are on the same page when it comes to leggings and…

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Clothes,Outfits,Spring Outfits

Spring Outfit Ideas: White Tops & Light Layers

white button down collared short sleeve tie front top woven sandals and round woven canteen summer bag

Tank Top (xs – runs big, size down) // Jacket (small) // Shorts (tts) // Shoes (tts) Light Layers for Spring: Camo Jacket This jacket is a great transition layer and I’m always a fan of camo print. The sleeves are a bit short since I’m 5’11” but I roll my sleeves in spring anyway. This jacket is really cute and good quality. It’s almost sold out, so if your size is no longer available, here is a link to…

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Home Interior,Lifestyle (Home, Travel, Family)

Duraseal Silvered Gray Stain On Red Oak Floors

custom stain and duraseal silvered gray stain on red oak hardwood floors

You may have seen on Instagram we are just wrapping up a large set of home renovation projects. We gutted our kitchen in February and emptied the first floor to have the hardwood floors refinished. All this before we realized the country was about to shut down for CoVid19. Our home has red oak floors throughout that had orange’d over the 20 years since the house was built. This is the normal aging effect of oil based polyurethane which was…

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Home Interior,Lifestyle (Home, Travel, Family)

How To Style a Console Table With Simple Decor You Can Move Room to Room

how to decorate a console table organic style on pinteresting plans blog

Whether you live in a house, large or small, or apartment you probably have a console table within your home. I LOVE console tables and I think they’re a fun piece to restyle whenever you’re feeling a little stale. I suggest finding a console table you love (even if it’s a couple hundred dollars more up front) because you can move them around your house (or house to house) and give them new life. I wanted to share some simple…

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Clothes,Outfits,Spring Outfits

Gifts Ideas for All Types of Moms

best mother's day gift guide featured on pinteresting plans blog

Because many of us will still be social distancing on Mother’s Day it’s more important than ever we get our act together if gifting is involved because we need to account for shipping time. Today I’m partnering with Nordstrom to share gift ideas for all types of moms. Whether the mom you love is a fitness fanatic or a lounge lover, I’m hoping to cover the gamut. Top (tts and on sale) // Layering Cami // Jeans (sized down one…

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Lifestyle (Home, Travel, Family)

Quarantine Family Fun – Easy At Home Tie Dye

quarantine activities for kids - family tie dye

Hey friends! Wanted to share a quick quarantine family activity that might help brighten your days at home! Easy at home tie dye! I wanted a light and neutral tie dye so we used a medium gray dye. Come to find out, you dye cotton and synthetic materials with different dyes…but I am a risk taker so I figured the worst that could happen was I’d donate some inexpensive Amazon clothes that I ruined. You can find the dye specific…

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Clothes,Lifestyle (Home, Travel, Family),Outfits,Spring Outfits

5 Tips To Make Home School More Manageable

You know it’s a hot topic when it starts popping up in internet memes all the time. Home schooling has thrown many of us into a new role very unexpectedly. I have friends who are thriving and some who say they are barely surviving. Today I’m partnering with Ann Taylor to share 5 tips that have helped our home schooling journey (along with some cute outfits). Cardigan (xs) // Tank (xs) // Pants (sized down to 0 tall) // Sandals…

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