Spring Wish List

 Spring Wish List

Why, hello! Thanks for bearing with me as I took another unexpected blogging break. As much as I would love to post every day (or even three days a week…consistently), I’m still adjusting to a new job, spending time with family and Bill and I recently went on a fun vacation – more on that tomorrow. We’re currently watching the Masters, and I’ve had some time to do some browsing and online shopping so I thought it’d be fun to roundup the pieces on my radar or currently in my shopping cart. My spring and summer wardrobe needs some love, and I’m loving all things white and blue (that’s pretty much all I packed on our trip down South). It’s currently 70º in Wisconsin, and it has me ready for long walks outside and dining al fresco.

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 Eliza J Off-the-Shoulder Dress | Adrianna Papell Dress | Soprano Fit & Flare
Soludos Wedges | Jack Rodgers Sandals | Steve Madden Espadrille
Clare V Bag | Madewell Bag  | Clare V Bag
Sam Edelman Pump | Marc Fisher Slides | Sole Society Block Heel Pump
Rebecca Minkoff Dress | Stripe Shift Dress | Cupcakes & Cashmere Off-the-Shoulder Dress

I’m also loving lightweight sweaters perfect for summer nights like this, this and this. I’d wear them with skirts, white denim and jean shorts – you really can’t go wrong.

Tuckernuck also has some great pieces right now like this striped dress, this ruffle top and this off-the-shoulder dress.

And, if you couldn’t tell, I love the round crossbody trend. I’ve been wearing my Madewell bag non-stop.

Hope you’re having a great weekend! xo

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  • Bill, the Christmas elf, stayed up late last night putting the lights on the tree so that it was ready for ornaments in the morning 🎄❤️
  • Santa’s little helper thinks my fishy face could use some improvement, but she made up for the judgmental look by helping me fill some stockings. We ended the night with a dance party and waving goodnight to our tree (and hers) and all of her stuffed animals so I’d say she’s officially on the mend (knock on wood)!
  • This is probably going to be a rambling mess but this time of year is filled with a lot of emotions for me. And while nothing beats experiencing the holidays with a 14 month old, there’s still that hole in my heart missing my mom and brother. This room has taken two years to fill and so much has happened in that time that I wish they would have been here for. If you’re going through a new loss this holiday season (or any loss really), my heart is heavy for you. If you have a friend or family member coping with loss, I have two posts on my blog that may help even just a little - “How to Help a Grieving Friend” and “Coping with Loss During the Holiday Season”. There is a link to them in my bio. Every loss is different and I am by no means an expert, but writing has helped me along the way. (And while not the topic of this post, here are links to most of the pieces in this room because it’s really starting to feel like home, and I love it http://liketk.it/2HttZ #liketkit @liketoknow.it).
  • I couldn’t resist adding some Christmas magic to Ainsley’s room a little early. This is one of the trees my sister and I had in our room growing up around the holidays. Ainsley loves it just as much as we did! And thank you for checking in on our sweet girl. She finally seems back to herself just in time for the long holiday weekend ❤️
  • This brave little girl is HOME! One urgent care visit, one ambulance ride, five hours in the ER and an overnight stay at Children’s which included seven breathing treatments and three doses of steroids. She was a complete rockstar through the entire stay. She had the best guardian angels watching over her with a sign from Grandma Rosie thanks to an orange popsicle they brought Ainsley in the ER. It was my mom’s #1 request any time she was in the hospital. Thank you so much for all of your thoughtful messages and prayers. You continue to show our family so much love, and it means more than you know 🧡

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