I think I’m in love.


Have you ever picked up an article of clothing and never wanted to put it down because it was so soft and amazing? Have you ever had that experience and then been disappointed to discover that it was for kids and you’d never have a chance to wear it? Yeah, that was me last night. I was invited {by the lovely Valerie} to attend a store opening event at the beautiful new Hanna Andersson store in the Shops at Mission {Read More}

Thrifting Thursday


When I was in a kid living in Oxnard, it was super cool to get your clothes from the thrift stores down on Main Street in Ventura. That worked out well for me since we didn’t have much money and said clothes were dirt cheap. Fifty cent t-shirt anyone? Or maybe a buck for a pair of jeans? Awesome. At some point, I left behind my thrifting ways and haven’t looked back until recently. A few months ago, I was {Read More}

From where I’m standing . . .

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My friend shel started this feature back in December and I’ve wanted to play along ever since, but I just couldn’t get myself organized enough to actually do it. The perfect moment arose yesterday as I was sitting in the doctor’s office waiting to be seen, though, so here it is. I see: My favorite green sweater The only jeans I don’t currently hate on me The purse my husband got me for Christmas Ugly doctor’s office decor I feel: {Read More}

Adolescent Anxiety

I’m going to BlogHer in 10 days. This totally brings out the insecure adolescent that lives in my head. What if no one talks to me? What if my hair and clothes are all wrong? What if I can’t find my sessions? These are the thoughts that have been swirling around in my head for the past week or so. Silly, right? I’ve pretty much read every blog post I’ve stumbled across on what to bring, what to expect when {Read More}

All About the Clothes

There are days where I look at myself in the mirror and think that I look perfectly fine, a little fluffy but not more than I can live with. Other days, I see something horrifyingly different. It’s kind of bizarre. I’m sure my figure doesn’t really change that much from day to day. Today was a good day. I have on a pair of size 16 pants and an XL top. I’m okay with that. I feel comfortable and at {Read More}