Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks | Under $100

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is officially on with access open to the public starting today (and ending August 6th). This is a great time to shop as many brand new styles are marked down significantly. It can be pretty overwhelming…

5 Podcasts I’m Loving Right Now

I’m the type of person that loves to have background noise. For as long as I can remember, I have preferred to have the TV on or music playing regardless of what I’m doing (though reading is the exception to…

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Bell Sleeves | Style Inspiration

Blush // Stripe // Dress // Polka Dot // Gingham When bell sleeves started popping up everywhere last fall, I was not into it. I thought it would only last a few months, so I didn’t think much of it…

Reading List | Summer 2017

I haven’t been doing very well with getting through my spring reading list (I’ve been in a bit of a reading rut — maybe I should read one of these), but with a new season and all the lovely sunshine we’ve…

Five Years of Marriage | Q & A

Today, Christopher and I are celebrating five years of marriage. Some days it feels like just yesterday that we became husband and wife, and others it feels like it’s been a good ten or fifteen years. To mark this special…

Top Five Hair Styling Essentials

After bearing my soul in Monday’s post, I feel the need to lighten it up a bit. So, today it’s all about the hair. Now that I’m sporting this long bob (and plan to for a while — I’m in love),…

Why We Don’t Have Kids

I’ve tried to write this post for a few months now (just in my head, because that’s generally how I begin my process), but have put it off for one reason or another. I kept going back to the thought…

Grace, Not Perfection | Book Review

I read a lot of books, and enjoy most of them. It’s not very often that a book changes me and alters the way I see the world, but Emily Ley’s début, Grace, Not Perfection: Embracing Simplicity, Celebrating Joy has…

Sephora VIB Sale Haul

It’s been nearly a month since I ordered some goodies from Sephora during the VIB sale, it’s probably time to share them, right? I bought a lot more than I normally do, so this is probably my last Sephora order…

The Perfect Skirt for Spring

Spring is one of my favourite times of year (it is an extremely close second to fall). I love the change in the weather, the lack of snow (or at least the lower likelihood of snow) and most of all,…

Why My Spirit Needs My Body to Sweat

I have a bit of a complicated history with exercise. I have gone through many phases over the last seven or eight years, where I want to exercise, get into a habit of running or doing yoga multiple times a…