DIY and Wear a Recycled Tee on Your Wrist

When I was young, still living at home, I'd leave the house for a run and hide my key under the potted plant near the front door. I'd never try this trick today. Instead, I might use one of these simple Wrist Cuff Wallets I found on Etsy. They couldn't be cuter or cheaper ($5) … Continue reading DIY and Wear a Recycled Tee on Your Wrist

Heart Day Every Day

It sounds so trite, but the more I've learned to love myself, the greater my capacity is to open my heart to others. One way I practice strengthening my self-love muscle is through self-care, which includes buying myself lingerie rather than waiting for someone to buy it for me. There's something special about treating myself … Continue reading Heart Day Every Day

I Dare You to Read This Post About Alabama Chanin

I already know there's a reader out there who will find this post extravagant, excessive and possibly even outrageous. And if that reader is you, rest assured that I can hear you already. You're saying things like "don't waste our time. It's ridiculous to pay that for a dress or a coat, when the sky … Continue reading I Dare You to Read This Post About Alabama Chanin

Hard to Resist Eco-Coats

I'm a California girl so I don't talk much about wool coats or down jackets. Maybe 5/365 I'll need more than a sweater, scarf and light jacket, so I'm set with my two timeless cold-weather coats. But sometimes it's hard to resist all the hoodies and leather jackets and pea coats! The eco-movement has inspired … Continue reading Hard to Resist Eco-Coats

I Can’t Believe I’m Wearing Another Eco-Tee

T-shirts are big right now. Everywhere you look, a new logo or eco-statement printed on yet one more tee"¦not that there's anything wrong with that. So here's another to add to your repertoire if your eco-heart desires. The new line from Humanity Ink combines 70% bamboo, 30% organic cotton and soy ink. Every piece of … Continue reading I Can’t Believe I’m Wearing Another Eco-Tee

A Little Lark for Your Little Bundle

Who doesn't love a baby? Even if you're pre-procreation or just undecided in the "bringing a human into the world" department, it's hard to resist the soft skin and fresh smell of a little bundle. When my sister-in-law gave birth to my nephew I wanted to steal him, I mean buy him...every outfit on the … Continue reading A Little Lark for Your Little Bundle

Don’t Let the Muumuus Get You Down

One of the hottest fashion trends this spring is the so-called tunic. Unfortunately, when I hear that word my eyes roll back in my head and all I can visualize is the floral muumuu my mom wore on our trip to Hawaii in 1973. Despite that, I decided I wouldn't sleep until I found at … Continue reading Don’t Let the Muumuus Get You Down

Walk Out of Winter in Organic Tights

Depending on where you live, there's at least a month of winter remaining, which translates to 30-plus tights-wearing days to go before it's time to bring out the organic self-tanner and bare your pretty legs. Until then, keep them warm with a pair of these organic bamboo tights by Sternlein. My classic Wolfords are finally … Continue reading Walk Out of Winter in Organic Tights

Let Him Wear the Pants, and He’ll Wear Them Well

It may be the one and only, undisputed, all-women-unite fact that I'm aware of - that when the men in our lives wear pants we'd prefer they wear them well. My extensive research* in the pant department has revealed that there's nothing better than a really worn, really comfortable pair of pants that fit properly. … Continue reading Let Him Wear the Pants, and He’ll Wear Them Well