April 11, 2017
Dealing With Disappointment

Dealing With Disappointment

When’s the last time you were blindsided by a good dose of disappointment? Regardless of who you are, dealing with disappointment is an inevitable part of the human experience, which unfortunately hits when you least expect it. Maybe the hardest thing about disappointment is that it typically rides on the […]
April 3, 2017
transitioning clothing from winter to spring

Transition Clothing From Winter To Spring

The ever-changing weather can make it tough to transition your clothing from winter to spring. One day you’re convinced that warmer days are here to stay and the next day you’re pulling on your winter coat and a frown to match. We know layering is the easiest way to take […]
February 9, 2017
winter gray sweater, what I really wore

Winter Gray – What I Really Wore

I’m from Florida, so I don’t really have a lot of current experience with the gray days of winter. But, I do remember the few winters we lived in Missouri and those years of freezing ice were enough for a lifetime…I hope anyway! We once ventured out to the local […]
January 31, 2017
winter layering, skirt over leggings, denim jacket

Winter Layering – Skirt Over Leggings

I hate to be cold! Consequently, I am always looking for creative ways to keep warm and stylish at the same time with some winter layering. I wore this asymmetrical skirt a few months ago in a previous post. It is so comfortable and I thought it would work just […]
January 5, 2017

Favorite Looks Of 2016 + My Refined Style #15

Just like that…a new year has dawned! To tell you the truth, a good bit of last year passed by in a blur for me. I moved out of a large family home, walked my youngest through all of her graduation activities and moved continents. So this year, I have […]
December 15, 2016
Faith This Holiday Season

Faith This Holiday Season

As much as I love the Christmas season, I’m aware that there are others who are just trying to hold on in the midst of hundreds of twinkling lights and merry smiles. So, I thought it might be nice to switch channels a bit with a guest post from someone […]
December 6, 2016
Red Christmas Dress

Red Christmas Dress

Christmas is less than three weeks away, which means my little family of four will soon be reunited! This mama can’t wait…happy dance. This season is filled with such special memories of years gone by and the promise of new moments to come. Now, if I can just get the […]
November 29, 2016

Black And White Poncho

Last week brought some cooler weather, which means I finally got to pull out some cold weather clothes just in time for Thanksgiving.  I have been looking forward to wearing my black and white poncho. This outfit was also perfect for showing off my new bracelet gifted to me by […]
November 22, 2016
mixing denims

Mixing Denims And Wearing Boots

This mama is feeling all warm and fuzzy. I got to spend the weekend with both of my big kids! We celebrated our first Thanksgiving on Saturday in my hometown with my family. Last night, the whole family loaded up to drive my youngest back to school. We wiled away […]
November 18, 2016
Holiday Eating Survival Guide

Holiday Eating Survival Guide

The holiday season is upon us and with it comes the decorations, parties and lots of tempting goodies. We all hold special memories of years gone by and a lot of those memories are wrapped up in food. Food is an essential cultural element, which means it comes front and […]