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7 summer outfits

Seven favorite outfits for the summer

Summer fashion means light-weight, fresh, easy and casual. I’m a Pacific Northwest girl and our summer temperatures typically max out around the high 80’s, so I switch between jeans (forever my favorite), shorts (not my fave, but I’m learning to embrace them), basic dresses (always an easy go-to) and a few simple tees + tanks to […]

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Nine Favorite Fall Outfits

If I could only dress for one season, I would always and forever choose fall. As much as I love the sun, what I love even more are jeans and layers and boots and sweaters. Since we can all use a few new outfit ideas, I’ve put together nine of my favorite looks for fall.A few […]

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What I’m Wearing While On The Road

I’ll be honest … figuring out what clothes to pack for a four month journey occupied a good chunk of my brain leading up to our departure date. When selecting what clothes to bring I had to consider a handful of factors: VERY MINIMAL CLOSET SPACE  Our airstream has two small wardrobe closets on either side of the […]

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Current Go-To Accessories

I brought along just a few of my favorite accessories. Three bags, a couple of hats, a pair of sunglasses. I’ve used them over and over again these past three weeks. Well, except the sun hat. That one hasn’t been needed quite yet, but I’m sure I’ll get to it soon. THE SLING BACKPACK This […]

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Six Casually Classic Looks For Spring / jones design company

Six Classically Casual Looks For Spring

The weather is changing, flowers are blooming and it’s time to switch out our chunky sweaters and cozy layers for easy, cheerful casual spring looks. Since we can all use a few new outfit ideas, I’ve put together six of my favorite looks for spring. And BONUS! most items are recent purchases and not crazy-expensive.  I’ve linked to […]

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Easter outfit for Audrey / jones design company

A Sweet Vintage Easter Dress for Audrey

I couldn’t help it. Boden was having a sale + Audrey is growing like crazy + this print was just too darling to pass up. When the dress arrived in the mail, it was even better than I imagined. The pattern is perfectly sweet and poppy, the fit is classic and twirly, and it even […]

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What To Wear to Barre Class / jones design company

What to Wear to Work Out

Ryan and I went to the gym on Monday morning. It was packed. All us New-Year-Resolution-types who are determined that this is the year to get in shape! found ourselves working up a sweat next to one another. Our family joined the local YMCA last fall and I’ve been loving, loving, loving the barre classes. I skipped […]

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5 Looks For Holiday Parties

There is something extra special about dressing up for the holidays. Whether you have a fancy party, a big work event, or you just want to dress up for Christmas Eve service or a New Year’s Eve spent at home, putting on something a bit dressier than usual adds to the holiday magic. For my everyday style […]

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Tips on choosing outfits for your family photos

Every year, like many of you, we have family photos taken. And every year, like many of you, I obsess over what to dress my family in for said photos. Okay, maybe obsess is too strong a word, but I do think about it for a while. Choosing clothes that coordinate and allow personalities to show and […]

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booties

How to Wear An Ankle Bootie

I was late to the ankle bootie party. When they first came into fashion a few years ago, I thought they were odd looking and I had no idea how to wear them in my regular work-at-home mom life. Last fall, I finally came around and bought my first pair. As with most new-to-me trends, it takes […]

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How to wear your shirt with a half tuck / jones design company

Doing the half-tuck (how to wear your shirt)

My friend Julie and I have a joke: every time she texts me with a question, the answer appears on the blog a few days later. So either she asks questions that I’m totally thinking about at the same time OR her question spurs on a blog post topic (hint: it’s probably the latter). A few days ago she […]

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what I bought at the nordstrom anniversary sale

Every summer when the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale catalog came out, my sisters and I would spend hours looking at all the clothes, circling what we hoped for. Then on day-one, my mom and us girls met our aunt, grandma and cousins for a day of chaotic shopping for a few back to school things. Shoes, stretch […]

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eight favorite outfits for summer

Summer fashion means light-weight, fresh, easy and casual. I’m a Pacific Northwest girl and our summer temperatures typically max out around the high 80’s, so I switch between jeans (forever my favorite), shorts (not my fave, but I’m learning to embrace them), basic dresses (always an easy go-to) and a few simple tees + tanks to […]

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closet confessions

Today I’m over at my blog-friend Sheaffer’s place sharing my closet confessions. She asked fun questions like what’s the most embarrassing thing in your closet? and what are your go-to style staples?  My closet is way too dark and un-photogenic, so I borrowed this diy clothing rack and brought in a bunch of clothes to photograph […]

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beachwear

what to wear: swim + beachwear

So, we’re headed to the beach. The beautiful, gorgeous hawaiian island sands of Maui. I can’t wait. We took a trip to Maui three years ago with our group of friends and somehow we’ve all convinced our parents and friends to watch our many small children again so we can get away for round two. In […]

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12 great holiday skirts

 We’re mid-holiday party season which means us ladies get to figure out what to wear. Festive, but comfortable, pretty and classic. At least that’s what I prefer when choosing party outfits. This season, I’m all about skirts. I love the look of a full skirt, sleek black turtleneck, opaque tights and statement necklace.  The best […]

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what we’re wearing (family photos 2014)

Tis the season for family photos. If I could, I would have photos taken every couple of months. But, alas, I live in reality and not only could I not afford it, my kids would probably go crazy if I forced them into outfits and made them smile real smiles more than once per year. […]

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