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mini sheepadoodle on bed

Dune is our mini sheepadoodle who joined the family last summer. He was born in May of 2021 at Lawrenson Doodles. His Dad was a 15 pound miniature poodle and his mother a 70 pound sheepdog. Dune is considered a “merle” dog because of his color pattern and he has one blue and one brown eye. There is a Native American legend that dogs with one blue eye and one brown eye have one eye on earth, and one on…

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Lifestyle (Home, Travel, Family)

Personalizing Your Short Term Rental

We partnered with Shutterfly this month to get some fun items to personalize our new short term rental, including photobooks using their Make My Book service. We got a bunch of fun stuff! Coffee table books, stainless steel tumblers, playing cards, and a pot holder. Personalized coffee table books: The items I am most excited about are these two coffee table books. Typically used for family photos, we thought these would be a great way to share information with our…

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Capsule Wardrobes,Clothes,Fall

Teacher Fall Capsule Wardrobe 2022

fall capsule wardrobe for teachers 2022

Here is this year’s fall capsule wardrobe for teachers! Capsule wardrobes are perfect for the fashion-focused gal who wants to have a minimalistic closet. I picked out pieces that are classic yet still are very much in style for Fall 2022. Keep scrolling further to see how I would mix and match these capsule wardrobe items to create different fall teacher outfit ideas you can wear throughout the school year. Although this post is teacher wardrobe focused, it would also…

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Clothes,Outfits

Victoria Emerson X Pinteresting Plans

It’s no secret I have been a huge fan of Victoria Emerson for years. I love the versatile pieces and how just one piece of their jewelry can elevate an outfit. So when they asked me to create a collection with them it was a no brainer, especially knowing how much you gals love their pieces too! Many of you know my family loves the coast. From CT to FL, we have always felt at home near the ocean. So…

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Capsule Wardrobes,Nordstrom Anniversary Sale,Outfits

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Capsule Wardrobe 2022

nordstrom anniversary sale fall capsule wardrobe 2022

I’m a big fan of capsule wardrobes. I try to create one almost every season (you can look back at past collections of capsule wardrobes – here). Last year’s anniversary sale capsule was a hit amongst readers so I wanted to update this to reflect this year’s sale items. Capsule wardrobes are a great way to trim down your closet to basic pieces you can easily restyle. “Trendy is one step above tacky” as they say. So while I definitely…

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Capsule Wardrobes,Outfits

Coastal Grandmother Capsule Wardrobe

While many claim the coastal grandmother look to be a trendy, she is anything but a trend. The Coastal Grandmother is a timeless gal with refined taste. When she’s not headed to the farmers market or sipping a glass of wine with an ocean view, she’s investing in her closet. There you will find comfortable but tailored looks full of cohesive neutrals and pops of chambray. Quotes you might find in her gratitude journal are “quality over quantity” and “buy…

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Outfits,Uncategorized

Best Bras for Every Occasion and Body

>>This post is written by Marissa<< I’ve shared with Rachel that my highest-self has the best undergarments for my body. A good bra can level up an outfit. I’ll admit, I was overdue for a re-order recently and stalled way too long. If that’s you, here is your sign! While I have bras on the brain I decided to put together a list of our favorite regular bras, sports bras, and bras for comfort. We even asked Rachel’s MIL, Jane,…

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Maiden Home Sectional & Sofa Review

Buying a sectional or sofa is a big decision and somewhere I always debate if I should save or splurge. From my experience, a durable couch made with a performance fabric will pay for itself in time. I really loved our couch we had in Connecticut for just those reasons. And many of you loved it too! Whenever I posted pictures of my Crate and Barrel Sofa I always got questions on color, comfort and durability (here’s my review on…

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Clothes,Outfits,Summer Outfits

Long Sleeve One Piece Swimsuit

Popping in to share 2 swimsuit options that provide a little extra sun coverage. Both swimsuits are from Backcountry – a great place to shop for outdoor gear and clothing. We got our paddle board from Backcountry a few months ago! I love these swimsuit options for enjoying water sports without the risk of a sunburn on my back and shoulders. Long Sleeve One Piece Swimsuit First up is this pink and printed Seea Swimwear long sleeve one piece swimsuit.…

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Personalized Father’s Day Gifts

How is it already June?! Father’s Day is creeping up so I got a head start on some personalized ideas from Shutterfly. I decided to not only get gift ideas for the human Dad but also the dog Dad’s out there! If you shop any of the items on their site be sure to use code SHOPSTYLERACHEL for an additional 5% off sitewide promos. Dog Dad Socks I got a few things for Chris and Marissa joined me to pick…

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