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Stylish and affordable clothes from Old Navy and H&M

Is it just me, or is every fashion magazine and blogger promoting more and more expensive clothes, bags and shoes these days?  Today, I’m going to recommend a few items from Old Navy and H&M that are both stylish and affordable. 1. Embroidered chambray swing dress I bought this a few weeks ago and have worn… Continue reading Stylish and affordable clothes from Old Navy and H&M

Life · Style

Nordstrom’s anniversary sale 2017: top picks

The Nordstrom’s anniversary sale is a good time to pick up discounted items for the fall season.  I often find good Christmas presents and stocking stuffers during this sale.  As always, shipping and return shipping are free. If you have the Nordstrom’s credit card, you get early access to the deals starting 7/13/17.  Popular items… Continue reading Nordstrom’s anniversary sale 2017: top picks

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5 Stylish and comfortable shoes for work

I’ve come to the sad realization that most of the shoes I owned prior to having kids will likely not see the light of day anytime soon.  I’m talking about the fun and sexy high heels  that are oh so cute but are totally impractical and only marginally comfortable.  My neglected slingbacks and d’Orsay are still sitting in… Continue reading 5 Stylish and comfortable shoes for work

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Wardrobe refresh for the spring and summer

With the days getting warmer, I am day dreaming about our upcoming Palm Springs family vacation.  I picked up a few fun pieces today that will help to take me through the summer season. 1. J.Crew Embroidered linen cotton pom pom cover-up – currently at 30% off This is also available in white but I decided… Continue reading Wardrobe refresh for the spring and summer

Motherhood · Style

Cute and comfortable shoes for babies and toddlers

My general shopping philosophy is to save where I can, but splurge when the quality of an item is better at a higher price point.  When it comes to kids clothes, there are plenty of stylish and affordable options to choose from.  With shoes though, I find that you typically get what you pay for.  Since the cost-per-wear ratio… Continue reading Cute and comfortable shoes for babies and toddlers

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Stock up now for clothes for next year’s holiday parties and family photos

February is just about the best time to buy winter clothes.  The selection is still fairly good and most winter/holiday clothes and accessories are heavily discounted by this point.  I was just shopping online at Janie and Jack, one of my favorite baby and children’s retailers, and found some steals for my boys.  I obviously… Continue reading Stock up now for clothes for next year’s holiday parties and family photos

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Worthy splurges that enhance a basic wardrobe

I am a frugal person at heart and that mostly came from my upbringing.  Growing up, my sister and I would find delight in sorting through hand me down clothes from family friends.  One year, my mom bought five pairs of the same tennis shoes from Payless for me because they were on sale for… Continue reading Worthy splurges that enhance a basic wardrobe