Silver Linings

Friends –   I wish I could hop on one big FaceTime date with our entire ShopNational community and snuggle up with a warm cup of coffee as we navigate these unprecedented days. In full transparency, I have been hunting hard for silver linings in the midst...

Spring into Skirt Season

Yesterday, it was SEVENTY DEGREES in Wilmington! Spring is around the corner – officially. When the sun peeks out and the flowers begin to show their colors, I start to reach for a little more pattern, color and spunk in my closet.   I find skirts to be an...

Love is a Flower-ful Thing

We’re on day 2 of rain here in Wilmington, and I do not see a change in the forecast anytime soon. But as I stare out of the window at the gloomy sky, my eyes stop on the beautiful yellow tulips my husband brought home a few days ago. His kind gesture reminds me of my...

Chicken Soup Three Ways

If you’ve been around me the last two weeks – well…I’m sorry if I sneezed on you. As my husband said on Monday morning, “in 13 years together, I’m not sure I’ve seen you this sick.” Perhaps pregnancy plus cold season knocked me down all at once. Or maybe it’s a...

Q & A with Julie Harbour

Meet fashion icon, consultant, and blog influencer, Julie D. Harbour of Stylish Paradox!  We so enjoy seeing her unique, innovative sense of style (check out what she did with this Sleep Dress by Shadowline® 😱), and recently I was able to grab her perspective...