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2019: 8 Favorite Books

I read a lot in 2019 but there were a handful of books in particular that I really enjoyed and loved. I already have a lengthy number of books on my reading list (like, The Witches are Coming by Lindy West and How To Do Nothing by Jenny Odell) for 2020 but these were my 8 favorites of 2019, 
8. Mar…

Favorite Faux Fur Coats

Winter has just begun and we're in the middle of coat season right now. We most likely won't have a warm enough day to go without a winter coat until March (ugh) here in Philly. After living in the city for nearly a decade I now have my fair share of coat options but the one I reach for th…

Sweaters and Sparkles

Happy Holidays! I hope everyone is enjoying their holiday season. Yesterday we celebrated Christmas and it was such a lovely day. Derek and I exchanged gifts in the morning before we went to our hometown, York, to see our families. The holidays can be so tricky when it comes to trying to see every…

Holiday Party Jumpsuit

Tis' the season for eggnog, twinkling lights and holiday parties. I don't know about you, but when I hear the words ~Holiday Party~ my mind automatically goes to sparkly or red dresses or another alternative, the little black dress. But who says you need to wear a dress for a holiday party…

Holiday Wear: Stripes and Velvet

Last weekend Derek and I partook in our yearly tradition of going to Terrain around the holidays. There's something so magical about that little garden store during the month of December. Christmas trees fill the outdoor space, twinkling lights are hanging everywhere, delicious holiday lattes …

Holiday Dresses Under $100

Not going to lie, in between all of that holiday shopping for other people I've been keeping an eye out for  a new holiday dress or two for myself. I've been looking for something that could work not only for the holidays, but also throughout most of the year. This ribbed sweater dress cou…

Cozy and Casual for the Holidays

I used to get so dressed up for Thanksgiving, my outfits ranged from lace peplum dresses to tulle to girly fit and flare dresses to checked skirts and more. The last few years I've gotten a bit more casual in a corduroy dress, a plaid top with a suede skirt and high-waisted jeans paired with a…