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Spring Essentials at Madewell

As the weather starts to warm up (especially here in the Midwest), it's common to feel excited, anxious, and ready to change things up a bit and perhaps even add a few new things to your wardrobe.

You've been asking about recommendations for Spring and we're here to deliver with an unsponsored review of Spring Essentials from Madewell.

If you want to jump right to it, here are some quick easy ideas for you to get started thinking about your Spring wardrobe. In Spring, we suggest you add...

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2022 Swimsuit Guide for Women Over 40

Vacations are a time to relax and have fun, but if you don't know what to pack it can be stressful. You also don't want to spend your vacation worrying about what you're going to wear.

Today is the final post in our three-part series with our top recommendations for outfits, athleisure wear, and swimwear to pack for your warm travel destinations. You'll find the first two posts below:

Outfits to Pack for a Warm Weather Destination

Athleisure Wear to Pack for a Warm Weather Destination

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Rent the Runway Review || Tips for First Time Renters

Have you ever considered using Rent the Runway? Perhaps you've heard about it, been curious about it, or even thought about using it for a special occasion. We're going to give you our unbiased, unsponsored review to shed a light on Rent the Runway and why, especially now, you may want to try it out!

If you've shopped for anything in-person in the past year or so, you have likely realized the inconsistency of inventory in the stores. Even online shopping has been frustrating or...

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Athleisure Wear to Pack for a Warm Weather Destination

We're focusing on athleisure wear for this segment of packing and it's one of our favorite categories. We definitely have tried and true favorites that we think you'll love as much as we do!

Athleisure Wear to Pack for Your Warm Weather Destination

Morning Walk

 

You'll be ready for all types of weather conditions with a built-in bra tank top + a long sleeve tee + leggings + sneakers + belt bag +...

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Thirty Six Hour Travel Guide to Miami

Day One

Heading to Miami? It's vibrant, bustling and there's so much to do. We packed a lot into our quick visit and we're happy to share the details here.

A general word to the wise, you should be ready for a variety of weather when visiting Florida in the winter. We happened to arrive a day before tornadoes ripped through Fort Myers and then southwest Florida had one of the coldest spells in forty years, according to the weatherman. We headed to Miami when crowds were at a minimum...

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What Outfits to Pack for a Warm Weather Destination

It's that time of the year when we've started to receive requests for "what to pack for a warm-weather destination."

We have our reliable, go-to vacation pieces, but we love discovering what's new to share with you. A recent visit to J.Crew provided lots of great ideas for outfits that would be great to wear on an upcoming spring break. We'll divide our suggestions into three posts: Athleisurewear, Swimwear and Going Out.

The Versatility of a Slip Dress

Let's start with one of our favorite...

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4 Things to Help Plan your Wardrobe for the New Year

With the new year well underway, we think it's helpful for you to know the four things you can do to help make your wardrobe work well for you for the next 11 months.

Plus, with cooler weather, it's the perfect excuse to delve head-first into your closet to take care of business.

It might seem overwhelming to think about working on your entire closet at once, which is why we aim to give you practical steps to take on a regular basis to make the process of managing your wardrobe easier. 

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What to Do in San Diego with Teens/Adult Children and featuring the Best Athleisure Wear for Travel

Looking for a great get-away with kids ages 17-23? I (Jill) have some great recommendations for San Diego and the surrounding area. My family and I spent the first nine days of 2022 enjoying sunshine and blue skies, hiking, exploring, and even roller skating! We loved our trip (this was our second time visiting the San Diego area and there is SO much to do) and would highly recommend for families, a girls' trip, or a couples' get-away.

Several people inquired as to what we did while we were...

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What to do in Breckenridge in the Fall or Spring and What to Wear

Breckenridge was a perfect destination for our fall weekend with our son!  We loved the convenience of staying in an Airbnb in the historical area which is walking distance to downtown. We never needed to drive anywhere.

The first two days prior to our son arriving, we just explored all the shops. As much as I  love to shop, my husband is Mr. Social and loves chatting with all the sales associates. We have him and the friendly locals he met, to thank for all the amazing places I'll...

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Your Guide to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 - #NSale Tips, Tricks & Guidance

It's one of our favorite times of the year! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (NAS) #NSale is almost here. Buckle up, grab your glass of wine or cup of coffee and we'll walk you through everything you need to know.

Rest assured, we'll be researching and sharing our favorites with you on style boards! We so appreciate you shopping with us. For years we've had our clients ask if there was a way for us to get credit when shopping online and until last year we did not have a method.

The good...

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