spring

how i wear patterns for spring and summer

let’s have some fun today.  we’ve featured a lot of black outfits this week.  now it’s time to add a bit of fun and color.  we’re entering summer soon after all.  plus, there’s nothing like a little pick-me-up on a rainy Wednesday.  sometimes it may feel impossible to catch a…

walking with a spring in my step | life update

oh, happy day! not only are my gorgeous Nikko blue hydrangeas blooming (my favorite flower after peonies) but i thought i’d share today how i’m dealing with my knee surgery. yesterday, i had my six-week post-surgery check-up, and i’ve been discharged from physical therapy. everything is A-Okay with my new…

how to wear black with grace and style

timeless classic style begins with a core neutral foundation:  blacks, whites, grays, and the like.  once you’ve established that base, you can weave in colors, prints, and patterns seamlessly, creating visual interest.  but sometimes the most striking outfits are monochromatic ones.  seems odd on the face of it, but i’m…

how to wear a tunic this summer

we’re preparing for summer over here on the blog.  this week we rolled out our top 4 summer essentials.  we’re sticking with that theme today, and rounding up a collection of some of my favorite summer tunics from the archives.  tunics are a big part of my wardrobe—they always have…

for the meat lover’s in your life | fridays with oscar

well, gang, another friday is here, and with sunny skies here in Athens, i’m looking forward to enjoying the patio updates we have been working on the last few weeks. today’s post is all about the meat lover’s in your life.  (including… woof woof.)  we have a wilted kale salad…

five ways to elevate your blue jeans

although the country is slowly starting to open back up, we’re still spending a lot, if not the majority of our time at home.  and there’s nothing wrong with wearing blue jeans, tees, and sneakers.  believe me; i’m reaching for that combination a lot more these days.  last week, we…

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