Bold Colors for Bold Protection

Finally, the rain clouds have dissipated and the sun has reappeared in Wilmington! With its swift arrival this week, our family spent all the time we could in the great outdoors…and my skin is showing the impact of our new-found weather.   Last week, I purchased...

Summertime Picnic

  With all our kiddos home this summer, we’ve been planning some outings in Wilmington (well…as soon as the sun decides to show up). One of my favorite places to visit – Airlie Gardens. Our local outdoor garden feels like a magical kingdom to our sweet...

Summer Crinkle Styles

Making the most out of lightweight, easy-care fabrics is one great way to be more comfortable this season. Let’s talk about one style that deserves some time in the spotlight: the classic crinkle. Since the puckering process takes so well to airy, lightweight fabrics...

Ways to Relax This Weekend

  Sometimes we just need to pause—and remember to relax. Whether busy and bustling or calm and collected, a healthy pause in any lifestyle can go a long way. This week, we’ve been looking at some new ways to relax, and now seems like the perfect time to try some...

Summer Sleepwear

Summer’s almost here, and along with sprucing up a new, fun-in-the-sun wardrobe, of equal importance is sleepwear that’s appropriate for the season. As it’s time to start switching out cotton flannel for cotton-modal, and body-hugging knits to airy, roomy fits, here...

Our Growing Family – Update

The Wilson home has grown in size! Thomas and I welcomed our sons, Thomas John III and Raynor Michael on April 17th. Just one month later, our baby girl turned THREE! While the newborn days can feel long and isolating, seeing Hatton grow so quickly reminds me how...

Mix ’n’ Match Freedom

Since the initial boom of mix ’n’ match fashion in the 1950s, the concept has steadily been making headway decade over decade. I’ll admit, there’s something undeniably efficient about having five pieces of clothing having the potential to be thirty different outfits...

Heroes in Red, White, and Blue

  I am so thankful for all the everyday, hometown heroes – including front-line workers, business owners, and/or those staying home to combat the coronavirus – there’s a “hero” in all of us. On that note, Memorial Day is right around the corner—so I’ve decided to...

Self-Love

Self-love and self-care tend to get left on the back burner sometimes–and this is as good a time as any to revisit the topic. Of course, there is no one-size-fits-all solution, but here are a few things that I’ve found to be super easy to fit into any day of the week....

Muumuu, May I?

The decelerated pace of things lately has re-introduced my appreciation for an all-inclusive garment—one that’s easy to wear, stow, and care for (and hides away my quarantined snacking-related choices). Thankfully, the muumuu dress has made its way from its...