how i was inspired by italian fashion!

Ahh Italy … the historic sights, the beautiful coastline, the amazing food, and so many stylish people!! It was so exciting to see the Italian…

italy packing tips–my hits & misses

We had so much fun exploring Italy on a recent trip to Venice, Florence, Rome, Sorrento, and the Amalfi Coast. My husband Philip and I…

nordstrom sale picks!

The Nordstrom Anniversary sale is here and it’s our favorite sale of the year! If you’re a cardholder the sale is going on now, and…

3 ways to style a slip dress (something I never thought …

Is there a clothing item you never thought you could wear? For me it was a slip dress. I’ve always admired the modern sleek styling…

why do a functional medicine detox?

I’ve always been into exercise (ok, give or take a year off here and there) and healthy eating (except a serious weakness for chips and…

4 outfits for spring & summer events!

Spring is such an exciting time of year! It’s the beginning of nicer weather, beautiful flowers, longer days, and many, many occasions to celebrate! This…

spring trends & what we think of them

For the last several years, we’ve taken a highly anticipated, annual overnight shopping trip together. We used to shop after Christmas sales, but since starting…