As we walk into the unknown and trust God that he will form our family in the ways only He can, we go through all of the paperwork and processes to ensure this adoption is done correctly and ethically. We’ve just completed our home study, the giant 500-billion-page document written by a social worker who has poured […]Read More shop our closets for adoption
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? […]Read More the elgantees giveaway winner is…
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. […]Read More shop my closet adoption fundraiser and necklace giveaway
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 […]Read More cleaning my closet
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 […]Read More easy style for busy moms
My second thredUP package came in the mail today! I just love happy mail days. Especially when they’re free. (Yeah, free. Keep reading to see how you can score some free swag, too!) thredUP buys women’s, juniors, kids, and maternity pieces that are in like-new condition. (And really, they are in like-new condition. No mystery stains, […]Read More thredUP review
Hangers everywhere, shirts strewn about, overflowing drawers. Our closets can be scary places. I need to be honest here: I have too many clothes. The worst part is that I have a constant desire to have more. So how can I enjoy having a fun wardrobe while living a Kingdom-mindset? Tonight, I participated in a clothing […]Read More having a kingdom closet
Amid migraine headaches + trips to the porcelain goddess, it’s easy dwell on pregnancy woes. I’m now 14 weeks along cookin’ this baby, and my clothes are starting to get a little tighter in the tummy. I know that’s supposed to happen (I’m talking to you, baby who’s the size of an orange!), but still, […]Read More 5 non-maternity things that have made me feel pretty while pregnant.