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Under $50 Friday: Best Of The Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale

I know…it’s not Friday. I haven’t lost my mind, I just needed to get this to you ASAP because when it comes to Nordstrom sales, the good things go so quickly! So it’s really Under $50 Thursday…

This is a good one, you guys. Super cute things for summer at 40% off. And guess what? EVERYTHING below is under $50. I did it! I scoured the whole sale and found my favorites for you.  

(I’ve also included some of

A Closet Staple: The Trench Coat

Happy Monday, friends. It was summer-like for about 5.7 minutes in Chicago, and now we’re back to dreary and gloomy and windy and cold, so it seems spring is going to stick around for a couple more weeks. On the bright side, what better excuse to pull out my trench coat?

(While we’re on the topic: does the trench coat remind anyone else of the iconic Breakfast At Tiffany’s scene? The one in the pouring the rain, when Audrey

Under $50 Friday: Summer Dresses

It’s Friday! And as if you needed another reason to celebrate, today I’m bringing you the cutest summer dresses, all under $50. 

I’m all about investing in high quality items, like handbags, jewelry and shoes. But, for the most part, I don’t spend a whole lot on most of my wardrobe. I love finding great deals, and I truly believe that you don’t have to compromise quality for price. 

I’ve decided to dedicate Friday posts to my frugal finds under

5 Ways My Daughter Is Just As Badass As Your Son

I know. It’s like an unspoken mom rule that we’re not supposed to call our children names like badass. But, the facts are the facts, people, and I’m just here to report what I see…

Because we have 2 girls and are done with the whole child-bearing portion of life, my husband and I often get asked if we want a boy. Deep down, I think I’ve always assumed my husband felt he was missing out, not having a son.

Summer Sweater Weather + All The Feels

Hi, friends! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend and Mother’s Day!

It was my first Mother’s Day as a mama of two and I’ve gotta say, I felt all the feelings all day long. 

We didn’t do anything super special, but the day was pretty perfect. A slow morning with a lot of coffee, beach time, lunch, a long run with the Mister and hamburgers on the grill. Even better, my mom was able to come and spend