bibdanna giveaway winner(s)!

As someone who rarely wins things (what’s up with that?), it’s fun for me to be able to share giveaway swag with my friends, especially when it’s a product as fun as Graystitch bibdannas. This giveaway is extra fun, because I got to draw two winners. a Rafflecopter giveaway Congrats, Megan and Natalie! I’ll shoot […]

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the elgantees giveaway winner is…

Thanks so much to everyone who entered the Elegantees giveaway. (And wow, there were a lot of you!) I’m a fan of ethically-minded fashion, and I’m thankful to get to use this little corner of the Internet to share opportunities to use purchasing power for good. (And have you been following Noonday + IJM’s #styleforjustice posts? […]

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elegantees review {and giveaway!}

Everybody loves new clothes, right? To celebrate the upcoming weekend, I’m thrilled to feature one of my favorite ethical fashion companies, Elegantees. Keep reading to see how you can win a $20 giftcard! I own two Elegantees pieces and not only do I love their heart for women, but I can attest to the quality and […]

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shop my closet adoption fundraiser and necklace giveaway

Dresses, blouses, tanks, adoption tees, shorts, skirts, denim, cardigans, necklaces, earrings, bags, scarves — pretty much all of the things are ready to go for my Shop My Closet fundraiser for a Nigerian-American family adopting two waiting girls from their home country. Items from: Banana Republic, Gap, Elegantees, Forever 21, Old Navy, Target, and various boutique brands. […]

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cleaning my closet

I’m embarrassed. You see that overflowing mess? That’s my closet. I finally caught up on the laundry pile we lovingly refer to as Mount Washmore, and the over-abundance of clothes makes me feel kind of terrible. I’ve been holding onto clothes for ridiculous just in case scenarios. I need this old bridesmaid dress just in case. I […]

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easy style for busy moms

Style for busy moms means choosing pieces that are aren’t only fresh and fuss-free, but comfortable and versatile, too. Inspired by some mixing and matching from my own closet, I came up with a little inspiration for you mamas out there who might be finding yourself in a spring style slump. Spring weather in Iowa is […]

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may flowers

Oh, May. I’m so ready for you. I grew up celebrating May 1st by making May Day baskets. I lovingly decorated plastic cups with stickers and construction paper, fashioning handles from pink pipecleaners. I filled each basket to the brim with candy and popcorn, and secretly delivered them to friends’ houses. I love the sweetness […]

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