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I’ve Lived Many Imperfect Days

Motherhood trials and celebrations, motherhood blog

After abundant time spent with family, copious amounts of  turkey, stuffing and just one (ahem, TEN) too many desserts my little family and I said farewell to a holiday weekend with not only the fullest of bellies, but also the fullest of hearts.  I blubbered shared on Instagram about how I’m not only thankful for the beautiful + blissful moments of motherhood, but the hard ones too. The ones that make you doubt yourself and why anyone in the world would…

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Those Hidden Gems

Finding hidden thrifting and antiquing spots

It’s Black Friday! I’m not sure what that means for you, but for us it means it’s time to smash some pumpkins and decorate for Christmas whilst listening to every Christmas song known to man. (Especially those Chimpmunk ones…) (And if you still have one or two more Thanksgivings to attend be sure to check out wednesday’s post for some outfit inspiration.) But today I was hoping to break up all the Black Friday jargon and share a little something…

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3 Thanksgiving Outfits to Recreate + Pushing the Reset Button

3 Thanksgiving Outfits to Recreate + Pushing the Reset Button

I know, I know. It’s the day before Thanksgiving and I’m sharing outfit ideas? But in case you too are feeling the urge to go out and get an entirely new outfit on a whim for tomorrow’s celebrations, here are three looks that I can almost guarantee you will be able to recreate with pieces you already have in your closet. :) Also, be sure to scroll all the way down to read a few more details about my shopping break…

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You and Me / November 2016

You and me, november 2016 via thelovelylauralife.com

YOU (THURS) Carrying “Bunny” and “Bear” around with you everywhere you go. The way you say, bunny.  I sounds just like money…  and with the most tender-hearted tone of voice. Asking to read more and more books. In love with story time at the library. How much you hate wearing socks. The fact that you will eat almost anything and say “Mmm… more!” Even raw zucchini for goodness sake! The way you stare at me while I sing to you…

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4 Fall Uniforms + That Time I Didn’t Buy Clothes for Six Months

fall-uniform-style-series

On Monday I shared with you my transition away from using a capsule wardrobe and my new focus on planning for uniform style each season.  I provided some examples of the four uniforms I identified for fall but wanted to share at least one more example of each before winter weather really sets in!  Yep, that’s right. You’ve got four looks coming ‘atcha — right now. ) UNIFORM NO. 1 / jacket + dress + ankle boot + leather bag I’ll be…

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My Capsule Wardrobes

My Uniform Style / Fall 2016

My Uniform Style / Fall 2016

Last time I shared a wardrobe update with you I was thick-as-thieves with the whole *capsule wardrobe* process. The capsule wardrobe has provided me with the structure I needed to curate a well thought-out closet and served as an invaluable tool in helping me refine and own my sense of style. But (you knew there was a but coming didn’t you?) by the end of summer I started having the same unsettling feelings I did my first go around and my…

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