Dreaming of Sunshine

Is it too soon to get excited about Spring?   Ok. Maybe a little. But the endless rain in Wilmington has me daydreaming about warmer days and afternoon strolls. On the coast, March and April mean lunchtime on our backyard playset, beach picnics at sunset, and...

Must-Haves On Sale

Friends! It is sale season — and here are a few pieces I rely on for simplified outfits all year long: Mix and match this two-fer sweater with slacks, jeans or a skirt. If you are searching for a comfortable layering piece with sophistication at the forefront, I...

Cold Weather Strolls

I have determined that if the temperature outside is above 40 degrees, this family is taking a walk! — Mind you, this is often a struggle considering my 3 year old has informed us she is “allergic to jackets.” But somehow…we make it happen. And of course, every now...

Countdown to Christmas (at Home)

This past weekend, we had some pretty stunning 70 degree days – a special treat living on the North Carolina coast. I enjoyed some great time outdoors with our little ones before another cold front moved in with some heavy rain showers. Cozying up with my family...

‘Tis the Season for Snuggling

Here in Wilmington, a cold front moved in overnight dropping our temperatures from a delightful 73 degrees to a crisp 52. Our oldest daughter shrieked when we let the pup out this morning, quickly realizing her summer dress was no longer going to work in this “new”...

Loving Living in Loungewear

Do you ever have the type of middle-of-the-week feeling where pajamas seem like the best idea but errands warrant a slightly more “together” look? Welcome to my motherhood journey! My “youngest” twin is on the move – crawling non-stop and doing circles around...