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    A Week of Summer Outfits

    Happy August! It’s been a whirlwind of school supply shopping, soaking in the last free days of summer, and prepping our house for the kickoff of fall sports. Being back in a routine sounds really good after a very laidback and fun summer break spent with family and friends. As far as outfits go, summer is still my most challenging season to dress for, but I wanted to share a few reliable outfits that I have reached for multiple times. Comfort is always my top priority, especially with my kids and in hot, humid Midwest weather. You can also see outfit posts and favorite finds on my LTK page HERE.…

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    10 Fun Summer Things

    We’re in the middle of a Midwest heat wave, with a sprinkler slowly oscillating in our yard every morning and a daily reviving of parched blue hydrangeas. The kids and I have spent most of our days at the pool, where they can now spend hours at a time (and carry their own towels!) – a different season from the toddler and baby years, for sure. I try to avoid turning on our oven at all costs to keep our house cool, and a top priority has been making sure we are all well-stocked with fresh library books for summer reading. In the spirit of lazy summer days, I wanted…

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    Ten Neutral Summer Basics

    Last weekend, I listened to a Tedx talk called the Ten-Item Wardrobe about an American college student spending a semester in Paris. During her months abroad, she realized French women own a very streamlined, small closet of quality basics. They repeat their outfits often and rely on a consistent uniform. I’d highly recommend listening to her story and how it changed her own view of style. It was a source of inspiration as I’ve been slowly decluttering in my own home this month. Less is more! I started editing my own wardrobe to remove outliers I don’t really wear and quickly realized that during the summer months when layering isn’t…

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