My family and I recently took a trip to Washington DC for the first time, during our kids spring break but the weather was definitely not spring like. When I started planning and packing the weather for DC was going to be spring like with temps in the 60's and sunny but the day before … Continue reading What to pack for Washington DC
Like most moms I have a limited wardrobe so I have to get creative with what I have to make an outfit more then just t-shirt and jeans. Basics are a great place to start when putting together an outfit. So I thought it would be fun to style a basic grey three quarter length … Continue reading How to Style Basics
As a girl with low self esteem I have struggled with my weight and body images all my life. I have tried fad diets, not eating, crazy workouts but nothing was really leading me to a healthier life. A year ago I decided to really do something about it and put my health first. I … Continue reading What is really stopping you from a healthy life?
My History with Fashion. I have always had a passion for fashion but it wasn't untill, on a whim, I competed for Miss Teen Iowa and won. Winning and then competing at nationals (Miss Teen USA on live TV!!) gave me the confidence I not only needed as a shy teenager to come out of … Continue reading Becoming a Stella & Dot Stylist
As a stay at home mom my everyday style has been the last thing on my to do list so when I started this journey to find myself again I discovered that the way I dress is a part of that, apart of self love. Making time for yourself is important for moms, so instead … Continue reading How to Upgrade Your Mom Style
When I started the no yoga pants challenge I intended to wear a new outfit for every day but when I got into my closet I realized there were so many things that I didn't need. For those of you who don't know me I'm someone who finds it hard to let clothes go. I … Continue reading Letting Go
I realized late last night, as I was thinking about a new blog post, that before I could continue with posting about this journey I needed to tell the story of what got me here. About a year after the birth of my son (my second child) I was diagnosed with postpartum depression. I had … Continue reading Finding My Joy