Holiday Clothing Shop for the Whole Family

I love wearing festive Christmas clothing between Thanksgiving and Christmas and my children would wear their holiday clothing year-round if I let them.  (I typically pack it away with the Christmas decor so that it stays in good condition until…

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Packing for a Short Casual Trip in the Fall

Tom and I are currently at my parents’ home on Fripp Island, South Carolina, enjoying a little kid-free time while my parents (so kindly) watch the kids back home in the DC area.  Here’s what I packed for our casual…

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Easy Halloween Decorating

I really enjoy seasonal decorating, even though I’ve been a bit slow to get going this fall.  I feel like so many people push you to buy new things every year, but honestly, I like to keep things simple and…

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Game Day Ready with USAA

This post was sponsored by USAA but all thoughts and opinions are my own.  Thank you for supporting the brands that support Stripes and Whimsy! Two weekends ago I had the privilege of working with USAA to help cover the…

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Walmart: Holiday Deals Kickoff!

While it’s no secret that Walmart has been a longtime favorite source for clothing for myself and the kids, it’s also a favorite place to shop for home essentials as well as toys!  Walmart just kicked off their holiday deals,…

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Things that Have Caught My Eye, 10/4/23

I love to keep an eye out for timeless pieces that come out each season.  Even if I’m not actually shopping for anything, it’s a good way to keep up with what’s “in” and it also helps inspire me to…

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