How to Style a Black Tee (for Spring?)

Only I can set out to write a “how to style a _________ for spring” post, and end up with two brooding fall/winter outfits. But gingham is springy….right? RIGHT?! Either way, this is now a very general post on how you can wear a black tee. Basically you can wear a black tee with literally […]

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What I Wore This Month + Outfit Formulas

Gray Wool Skirt + Black Tank + Burgundy Cardigan + Heeled Riding Boots + Leather Tote Navy Blue Skirt + Striped Top + Booties + Leather Tote Black Skirt + Black Tank + Navy Blue Cardigan + Booties + Leather Tote Plaid Skirt + Black Tee + Cable Knit Cardigan + Heeled Boots + Leather […]

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Tone It Up: Week Five Check In

This has been my worst week so far! I had dessert every night and missed four workouts. I did wonderfully for breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner…but then would gorge on brownies or Cheerios (Cheerios were my weakness this week). I also had fish and chips AND fried chicken last night. I only have one excuse: […]

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The C.C.B.B Morning Boost Smoothie

I don’t actually like Tone It Up’s Wake Me Up Smoothie, so I decided to create my own! I call it…The C.C.B.B Morning Boost Smoothie. You’ll need a few basic things: 1.5 cups unsweetened almond milk 6-10 strawberries 1 handful blueberries 1/2 sliced frozen banana 1 handful spinach 1/4 scoop Perfect Fit vanilla protein powder […]

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Tone It Up: Week Four Check In

Week Four kind of bummed me out. First of all, I had a really busy week and, thanks to Evil Daylight Saving Time, I had an extremely difficult time waking up to work out most mornings. I didn’t miss a single workout, but I hate working out late at night! I wasn’t a massive fan […]

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How to Style an Entry Table

Now that my boyfriend and I are fully settled into the new apartment, we are beginning to decorate! We really needed an entry table with storage, and we found this perfect one at Bed, Bath & Beyond. I decorated with books, candles, my owl bookends (from my sister), my crocheted owl scarf holder (hand made […]

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Spring/Summer Capsule Wardrobe Additions

It feels a bit strange to even think about spring and summer today (as a blizzard rages on outside), but I wanted to share with you my spring/summer capsule wardrobe additions! I finally put my plan into action, and added eight very versatile pieces to my wardrobe. They are: ONE: Ted Baker Kaleidoscope Skirt. I finally […]

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Tone It Up: Week Three Check In

Week three was awesome — my favorite so far! I actually made a small but very effective adjustment this week: I switched from the Body Love workouts to the daily Booty Call. I think that the five daily moves and corresponding workouts push me a bit harder. My waist line has slimmed down even more, […]

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Stained Glass at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Above: Louis C. Tiffany, Tiffany Studio, View of Oyster Bay (detail), 1908 German, The Deposition (detail), 1444 William Jay Bolton and John Bolton, Miriam and Jubal (detail), 1842-48 Above and below: Attributed to Agnes Northrop for Tiffany Studios, Autumn Landscape (detail), 1923-24. C.C.B.B

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