Holiday Red

This time of year, I get real bold and pull out my favorite shades of bright and cheerful lip color. Something about the crisp winter air, rich fall shades of orange and red among the trees, and cozy chunky sweaters bring out the festive colors in my makeup. Give me...

The Best Photo Gifts

Did you know my parents almost share a birthday? My mom celebrated her birthday on November 10th and my dad on November 14th. This year, our entire family gathered in Wilmington for a joint family celebration, and we surprised our parents with professional photos by...

Fall Fashion with Trending Embroidery

One of my favorite fall trends: embroidery. The subtle detail of embroidery brings forward dimension, delicate pattern and hints of color (all the pizazz and none of the fuss). I find it easiest to bring this trend into my wardrobe by way of one piece coupled with a...

Amazing Sides for the Season

This year, Thomas and I will celebrate Thanksgiving with his family. Admittedly, I am intimidated to bring any dish to the table – his family should write a cookbook of their own! But, thanks to some diligent research and impending practice, I feel confident in...

Stock Up on Cozy

Yesterday morning, I woke up my sweet baby girl to get ready for school and opened her drawer to find one long sleeve shirt that fit that sweet girl. With a high of 55 yesterday, I knew it was time to hop online and stock up for my growing toddler. Even here on the...

Natural Cold Remedies

For the last two weeks, I have been shaking off my first of what I’m sure will be many colds this season. To lessen the severity, I rely on a few natural remedies. I can attest to the power of honey and cinnamon, especially if you have a cough brewing. Read on for...

Pant Collection with Pizazz

If you’re anything like me, when Fall makes its way to your home, you reach for the same pair of go-to pants all season long. Admittedly, I am a creature of habit and my clothing choices can begin to seem like a “uniform,” especially when I am in,...

The Softer Side of National

As with all things changing this season, there has been a shift in my lounging wardrobe. Last night, I, without thinking about it, reached for warm jammies. “Why is this relevant?”, you may ask. Let’s just say, those in my tribe can affirm that I am in a...