Navy Midi Dress + Birthday Recap

Thanks everyone for all your lovely comments on my Autumn Hemp Donna Karan Dress and for all the Birthday Wishes!  I had an amazing 40th Birthday and wanted to share more about what we did and what I wore! worn here: Navy Midi Dress, Autumn Hemp Silk Donna Karan Wrap Dress/Jacket V1384, Navy Pumps, Tapestry …

Sacre Bleu Knit Dress

*Sacré Bleu!  This simple little knit dress made using my Bodice Sloper is all about the color.  I’ve been wanting more clothing in this shade of aqua/teal for the longest time, like my  Georgina dress, and was psyched when I saw this Organic Knit from Michael Levine. I love how this color highlights my big blue eyes, which …

Holly Hawthorn Dress

This dress combines the best parts of two of my favorite patterns!  The bodice of the Holly Jumpsuit and the skirt from the Hawthorn dress.  Luck was with me as the patterns matched exactly at the waist-though in different sizes.  My easiest pattern hack yet!   Pattern + Fabric Info: Holly Jumpsuit, By Hand London     Size 10 US/14UK …

Family Beach Days + Morning Yogurt Recipe

I’ve been meaning to show you guys for a while now how we do the beach.  I try to spend at least one day a week beachside.   Most of the time we head over to Barefoot Beach in Bonita Springs, where we were married.    I love that we’ve made such wonderful memories at the same place for almost 10 …

Mommy and Me Knit Dresses

I’m so excited to share my newest dresses with you!  If you follow me on Facebook or twitter you saw a little sneak peek last week.  I thought it would be super cute to make Ami and I some matching dresses for spring and as an early birthday present for her.  Hard to believe my …

Fun with kids: Miami

    We’re just back from a wonderful spring break in Miami.  We left last Tuesday morning after picking up my mom and headed across the alley.  First stop:  The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens to view the hand-blown glass sculptures of Chihuly.  Nigel loves sculpture so I knew this would be a big hit. Photography here …

Inside Out- Fashion Revolution Day

Today is Fashion Revolution Day-April 24!  If you haven’t heard of it already it’s a global campaign to raise awareness and  standards in the fashion industry after the horrible factory tragedy in Bangladesh that took the lives of over 1000 garment workers and injured many more.  I’ve taken the fashion revolution pledge over at Things for …