As of Late

This past week, and the whole summer, really, has been SO hot! Even attempting to go running, play tennis, or even go outdoors is a big effort. Hopefully this heat wave will pass, but for now, I am enjoying the small things. // My Cupcakes & Cashmere book just arrived! // The perfect attire for […]

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Urban Spoon: Des Moines

If you have not heard of the app Urban Spoon, it is used to find restaurants around you. It is a great tool to use when you are out of town. I decided to put one of my personal favorite places up on the blog. If you live near by, I would highly recommend visiting […]

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Trend Alert

The current trend of the month is rocking the sock bun. Even though with poor execution they can look wimpy, when perfected, they look amazing. If you are feeling courageous and want to try this, I would recommend looking up some videos about ‘How to Make a Sock Bun’ online. Also make sure that you […]

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What to Wear With Your LBD

A black dress can be interpreted a thousand different ways, and that is what I love about them. One black dress can be worn for going to the grocery store, a dinner party, a GNO, or simply for lounging around. Thank you, Coco Chanel, for bringing LBDs into the fashion world! Without them, I’m not […]

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Weekend Encounters

This past weekend I caught up with friends I hadn’t seen in a while, finished my book series, made a list of to-dos (sigh), and relaxed. Nothing major happened, but it was just what I needed. I found this ‘Simple Diary’ at Anthropologie a few months back, and it sort of fun! The pages consist […]

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