HOW TO CLEAN MAKEUP BRUSHES (VIDEO TUTORIAL)

Before I get going on today's post, I just want to thank you for your unexpected and kind response to yesterday's post about Ruby.  I sincerely appreciate every single comment, instagram post, and email.  I loved hearing each of your individual experiences Read More
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FEELING VERY MADMEN

Doesn't this dress remind you of that era?  I just love it. Dress | Earrings (similar) | Tights | Shoes The dress is from Banana Republic, and I've gotta tell you, I'm loving so much of what they have right now!  Here are a few of my picks: 1) Read More
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THE GOOD THING ABOUT GETTING OLDER

Last week during my haircut, as my stylist pulled up a piece to blow-dry, I saw it--a shiny silver strand of hair.  I gasped in horror and he quickly spurted out "Jen, I didn't even see it!"  But I knew he had.  I had.  There was no more denying it. Read More
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A MOUNTAIN ESCAPE (+ giveaway winner announced)

I spent the weekend escaping the heat and enjoying the mountain air and cooler temperatures with my little family in Park City.  We ate and swam and laughed and explored with dear friends.  It was exactly what we needed after one seriously stressful Read More
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AUTUMN COLOR PALETTE

I'm a supporter of animal print.  I think of it as a neutral.  It just goes with everything. Top | Skirt (very similar)| Shoes | Tights Dear everyone who has written me an email or sent me a message.  I will write you back soon!  The Wednesday's Read More
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FEELING FALLISH

It's coming... my favorite season of the year!  I have a confession.  I don't really love summer.  Never have.  Don't get me wrong, there are plenty of great things about June, July, and August, but I just love everything about September, October, Read More
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MY PRETTY PHONE CASE

If you're anything like me, my phone is pretty much an extension of my arm.  And if it's not in my hand, it's probably in Ruby's... or in her mouth if I'm not fast enough to stop her, then promptly disinfect 🙂  I just love a pretty phone case, so I Read More
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FLOWERS AND STRIPES

Happy Tuesday! I'm all about practicality these days and this outfit is suiting me just fine: Jeans, a comfortable top, colorful flats, a statement necklace to take it up a notch, and my hair pulled up so tiny fingers can't grab it. Top: J.Crew Read More
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SEEING RED

Blouse (out of stock, similar here) | Leggings | Shoes (similar here and here) | Earrings (love these so much) People, there are only a few days left of the NSALE.  I'm busy plotting how I can pick up everything else on my list. Also, have Read More
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BRAIDS FOR GROWN-UPS TUTORIAL + VIDEO

I have a love for braids.  When I was a little girl, braids were a big deal.  Now that I'm a grown woman, I still love a great braid in my locks once in awhile, but I want to look like my present self and not the little girl I once was.  There is no Read More
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