Casual Camo at Work

September 10, 2014

Skirt: Ann Taylor Shirt: Wilt Shoes: Target Watch: Kohls Bracelets: Forever21 Earrings: Claire’s Sunglasses: Target Necklace: Stella & Dot Most days I like to get a little more dressed up – or at least that is certainly true since I started my new job. But there is still that occasional day that calls for a […]

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Cropped High-Waisted Black Pants

September 9, 2014

Pants: Alice + Olivia Tank: Ann Taylor LOFT Sweater: Ann Taylor LOFT Shoes: Christian Siriano Watch: Kohls Bracelet: Forever21 Earrings: now-defunct online store   Honestly, I try to stay away from high-waisted pants because I don’t have much of a torso. All my height is in my legs, which makes anything that high usually look […]

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Karina #Frockstar Nation September Giveaway

September 8, 2014

You guessed it! It’s that time of the month… again. Yup, it’s the Karina Dresses Frockstar™ Giveaway. Excited? One lucky winner will walk away at the end of the month with SIX Karina dresses! Yes, SIX dresses. And then we start all over again with another giveaway at the start of October. Did you see […]

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Meet Rita – the ultimate fall wrap dress

September 4, 2014

I was provided this dress by Karina in order to give my honest opinion as one of the Karina Dresses Frockstar™ Nation event bloggers. All opinions are my own, obviously. Dress: c/o Karina Dresses Cami: NikiBiki Shoes: Nine West Earrings: Stella & Dot Bracelet: Etsy (forget the exact shop) Watch: DKNY You know those dresses that […]

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First Month in Chicago

September 2, 2014

Wow! It’s hard to believe that I have now been a Chicago resident for exactly one month! How is that even possible? It still feels like just yesterday that I was in Milwaukee packing up my things and trying to pack in as many last-minute memories as possible. Before school started, and heck even now, […]

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Pulling Together a Hodge-Podge Outfit

August 29, 2014

This week has already been a whirlwind of adventures for me, including one day in which I couldn’t get home from school due to an accident on the train line! Instead of waiting until late that night to cram onto a train, I crashed at my parent’s house. Since they live close to the school […]

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The Never Fail LBD

August 28, 2014

Dress: Target Belt: Target Shoes: DSW Necklace: Charming Charlie Earrings: c/o Mimi Boutique Watch: Kohls Bracelets: ?? I can’t believe it is already Thursday morning of my first week!! Insane how fast time flies – at this rate it will be Christmas break before I blink. For the first day of school I decided to […]

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Picking Bridesmaid Dresses

August 25, 2014

This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Coupons. com. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. One of the things that I found most challenging when my sister was getting married was the selection of bridesmaid dresses. Sure, there are a million styles out there […]

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Fall in Love with Color – Monroe and Main Giveaway

August 25, 2014

This is a Fashionista Event Opportunity and is hosted by Still Blonde after all these YEARS and yours truly. #MMFallFashion I can’t believe I am saying this, but it is almost time to pull out the fall clothing! This is insane, especially after the not do hot summer we’ve had. (Does anyone else feel like […]

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What I’ve Already Learned about Being a Teacher

August 21, 2014

The students don’t arrive until Monday and yet I feel like I have already learned so much about being a teacher. It’s astounding to me the amount of things you take for granted when you are on the student-side of learning. Being in front of the desks instead of in them has opened me eyes […]

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