2023 Swimsuit Round-Up

my swimsuit | girls’ swimsuit (only $10.98) Happy summer, friends!  Jack just got out of school for the summer and we’ve been frequenting the pool almost daily since it opened, so swimsuits are front and center in my mind.  Today…

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Affordable Summer Style with Walmart

Summer has always been my favorite season for fashion- I just love any excuse to wear a breezy and colorful dress!  Walmart has been a long-time go-to for affordable clothing for myself as well as my children, and I’m so…

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How to Build a Plate Rack

I recently built a plate rack on an awkward wall situated between our kitchen and dining room.  I knew there had to be a way to make this wall functional and pretty, and after multiple searches online for pre-fabricated plate…

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Hot Weather Workout Favorites

colorfulkoala high rise bike shorts | train to be short sleeve shirt | New Balance running shoes Hot weather summer workouts call for shorts, tanks, and t-shirts that are comfortable that also hold up well to extra sweaty workouts.  Most…

 

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My Favorite Loafers

Loafers have been my shoe of choice for fall, winter, and spring for over a decade, and while I have many pairs that I love, my very favorite pair is from Birdies.  I bought my pair of leather Birdies loafers…

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How to Talk to Your Children about Memorial Day

My 12th Memorial Day since losing my first husband (Dimitri) in combat in Afghanistan is approaching.  At this point, now that I’m happily remarried and in the trenches of motherhood with 3 young children, my past life with Dimitri almost…

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