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  • summer is in full SWING! - little lessons by chelsea
    fashion & beauty.

    summer is in full SWING!

    we go to the farmer’s market each saturday (that we’re home), with the best of intentions: purchase locally grown, freshly picked produce. but, to be honest, I’m not sure we’ve bought anything but a…

    July 18, 2018
  • gingham for summer
    fashion & beauty.

    gingham for summer

    I consider it a skill that I can be out the door in five minutes flat during the summer. my secret: I throw on maxi dresses wherever we go! they’re effortless + give off…

    June 16, 2018
  • the softest plaid.
    fashion & beauty.

    the softest plaid.

    a few weeks ago, I snuck away on my lunch break for a little shopping trip. the most beautiful store, called soft surroundings, had opened in a local mall. (it’s the only iowa location).…

    November 22, 2016
  • summer shoulder.
    fashion & beauty.

    summer shoulder.

    I’m welcoming summer with open arms + bare shoulders. ’tis the season for spending 10 seconds maximum in your closet. grab a sundress + sandals, and you’re out the door. gone are the days…

    June 13, 2016
  • fashion & beauty.

    everyday wear: getting graphic.

    is it the child in me? or is perfectly acceptable to wear graphic tees constantly whenever you want? I’m going with the latter. regardless of public opinion, I’m doing it. although I never shy away…

    June 8, 2016
  • everyday wear: swing dress.
    fashion & beauty.

    everyday wear: swing dress.

    the husband + I are adjusting to life in the suburbs. we’re madly in love with our first house + turning it into a home. (including all of the cost + stress that comes…

    June 6, 2016
  • jeans, t shirt, top knot.
    fashion & beauty.

    jeans, t shirt, top knot.

    the best surprises show up (unannounced) at your doorstep. hand delivered by the postman. and summarize your life in three short lines. they’re sent from your aunt who lives on the other side of…

    May 10, 2016
  • how to rock a top knot.
    fashion & beauty.

    how to rock a top knot.

    every girl should have her own signature scent, cocktail, and hairstyle. let me tell you, I’m still a work-in-progress. I rotate perfumes on a daily basis. typically reaching for the one closest to my…

    March 22, 2016
  • everyday wear: spring mint.
    fashion & beauty.

    everyday wear: mint green.

    the temperatures have remained steady in the 50’s. it hasn’t stopped raining in three days. and our clocks sprung forward. all signs point to: it is spring! I am thrilled (and slightly skeptical) winter,…

    March 16, 2016
  • live your dreams.
    fashion & beauty.

    live your dreams.

    through a significant part of last year, I felt “stuck in a rut”. I was going through the motions day in + day out, but I had lost that excitement. I was living for…

    February 11, 2016