Do your traditions include matching Family Christmas PJs ?

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It’s fun to hear about my friends’ family traditions when it comes to Christmas. Many of them have a specific dish or dessert they look forward to. Some, like our family, enjoy opening gifts at the same time every year. Others plan outings and events, such as cookie baking or caroling, to welcome Christmas. One friend told me that she always buys her kids a special set of pajamas to wear on Christmas Eve, so that their Santa-present pictures look good in the morning. Pretty smart! While I’m not usually organized enough to keep track of things like that in advance, I have to admit that having matching family Christmas pjs sounds super cute.

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How to spend your Christmas Cash – prAna Ryley Crop pants #giftedprAna CODE CMTH17

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Meet the Ryley Crop.
These are the pants that make leggings cry.

On the weekends when I’m not restricted by workplace dress codes and the need to look professional, I crave softness.  Comfort.  Flexible clothes that allow me to move.  On those days, even my favorite jeans feel too confining.  As I went through the Christmas boxes to wrap gifts, I found a surprise from prAna — the Ryley Crop in cargo green.  These are the pants that make leggings cry, people!

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Love my prAna Rockaway Jacket + get 15% off with code CMTH17 #ad #giftedprAna

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It snowed last weekend!  A glorious 4 inches of snow fell on our small town, which was the perfect amount for enjoying without being snowed in.  Though some of the snow has melted, the temperatures have been so cold that most of the melted snow turned to ice today.  I’m not a fan of bulky coats (no puffers for me, thank you very much) so I was grateful to have my prAna Rockaway Jacket to keep me snuggly warm.  When my kids wanted me to stay outside and watch them play, I was cozy as could be despite this jacket’s lightweight appearance. [Read more…]

#centsofstyle Graphic T-shirt #giveaway 10 winners * ends 10/27

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Cents of Style offers a great graphic t-shirt assortment. I own several and get compliments every time I wear them.  Now you have the chance to win one of 10 shirts in this quick giveaway!  [Read more…]

Mommy and Me collection from Janie & Jack $5 #giveaway WW #ad

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Our family only gets dolled up for “real” photos once a year — for holiday cards!  My kids are typically the ones in front of the camera.  I love it when family pictures look well-coordinated because of complementing outfits.  The Janie and Jack Mommy and Me holiday collection makes that so simple!   [Read more…]

Unique Jewelry from oNecklace & Green Tree

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I’m not the type of person to spend mountains of money on precious jewels. Sure, sparkles and shine make me smile. I just prefer unique jewelry that doesn’t cost a fortune. When oNecklace reached out to work together again, I was thrilled to get to choose 2 beautiful items from their new collection. Of course, opinions shared here are mine, and not impacted by the fact that I received free products.  I selected the Angel Wing Bracelet in rose gold and the silver bead bracelet with my initial “D.

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On-Trend Denim to Start School #Crazy8Denim Paypal #giveaway


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It was a February afternoon when my son reminded me about the night’s choral performance at school.  No problem, I said.  Since we didn’t have time to run home before the concert, I’d packed a bag with his required clothes — a solid color shirt and denim jeans.  We stopped at a restaurant to eat supper and I sent him to the bathroom to change into his outfit.  Except there was a big problem — his clothes were too small!   [Read more…]

Back to School clothes #KidGoals #Gymboreestyle

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It’s hard to believe that my summer break is almost over!  Somehow those weeks just flew by.  This year we went shopping for school supplies in mid-July to avoid the rush.  My next step? Check out Gymboree’s Back to School Collection for great deals.  I like to shop online for the kids’ school clothes, since I can do that from home. [Read more…]

Looks I Love for summer to fall transition – Back to School

I hate to admit it, but my summer break is coming to a close very soon.  It’s time to start thinking about my fall work wardrobe.  Typically, it’s a better value to shop for items that can work with my current clothes options.  This year, I’ll be buying a few dresses since they are so easy to wear on busy mornings.  Disclosure: This post contains my affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, I may earn a small commission (at no cost to you.) Opinions shared are mine.  [Read more…]

Try on clothes virtually with the Styled by Trendage app #fashion #sponsored


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Fitting rooms are a thing of the past for me.  A solo trip to a clothing store happens about as often as spotting Big Foot.  Having enough time to try on multiple garments?  Ha ha.  Ordering online is convenient, but I tend to pick the same “safe” styles I’ve always chosen.  When I had the chance to try the Styled by Trendage iOS App, I realized it was a great opportunity to virtually try on clothes with no strings attached.

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