urban wild.

florals and stripes

Skirt: Repurposed from a dress. (similar.) Shirt: Boden. (best breton striped shirts, ever.) Shoes: Target.  Bag: Anne Klein. (similar.) Stroller: JJ Cole Broadway. I went with one of my favorite combos and mixed florals and stripes for the dreamiest of afternoons in the city with my ducklings.  Pioneer square is one of our favorite spots […]


city style

Top: J.Crew Factory.  Pants: Gap. Wedges: Forever21.  Bag: Target. Scarf: JCrew. This weekend was one of those heavenly affairs where family came into town and it gives you permission to slow down just a bit and take a break.  I didn’t even realize  how much I wanted/needed a break.  I mean, yesterday after church I […]

3 random things.


  Blazer: Gap. (similar.) Dress: Corilynn. (sold out) Wedges: Forever21. Bag: Michael Kors. (similar.) Necklace: JCrew. (similar.) Three random things about me. 1. One of my favorite classes in college was film art.  I took it to fill a generals requirement, but I really really loved it.  My professor was really cool, and Craig and […]

silk and brocade.

silk and brocade

  Top: Everlane.  Pants: Anthropologie. (similar here and here) Shoes: Target.  Bag: Anne Klein.(similar)  Necklace: JCrew.(similar.)  Sunglasses: Target. Do you know what’s even better than rediscovering exactly how much I love and adore the Pacific Northwest?  Watching my kids be just so so happy here.  I keep thinking about how it was living here before. […]

saturday in seattle: crabbing.

crabbing with kids 5

    Shorts: JCrew Factory. Shirt: Boden. Boots: Hunter. (kids.) Jacket: Loft. (similar.) Scarf: Old Navy. (similar.)   On Saturday afternoon, we took the kids and went just North of Seattle for some crabbing.  This is just another reason I’m thanking my lucky stars that we moved back to the Pacific Northwest.  Crabbing is a […]

the thing about boyfriend jeans.

distressed jeans, shirt dress

  Shirtdress: Gap.  Jeans: Zara (similar.) Wedges: Forever21. Bag: Target.  Hat: JCrew.    I was planning on wearing this white shirt dress last Friday.  It was promising to be a hot, muggy day, and this breezy dress was perfect.  I put in on and felt, eh okay.  I’ve never loved what it did for my […]

one for the books.

aqua and mustard- the capri dress

Dress: The Capri Dress. Shoes: Ruche. Belt: Target. Necklace: JCrew. Last night we took a drive through the east countryside here in Seattle.  Winding our way through farmlands and pine trees, I kept telling Craig how happy I am that we live here again.  It’s just so beautiful.  I’m telling you this Seattle summer has […]

summer suit.

summer suit 6

  Jumpsuit: Old Navy. Tee: Down East Basics.  Wedges: Forever21. Bag: Target.  (obsessed with this one.)Hat: J Crew. Jacket: Old Navy.  Sunglasses: Target. So…  This jumpsuit is from the kid’s section.  And it’s awesome, and about as comfortable as pajamas, except so much cuter than pajamas.  I’m kind of eating my words here, because I […]

banner fourth.

4th part 1

  Don’t you feel like the 4th kind of lasts through all of July?  Just last night, I was sitting in our living room talking to Craig, and BOOM!   Someone lights off a firework.  And it was like, “of course you did,” because it’s 4th of July month.  I’ve been looking forward to July […]

of seattle, studios, and scraping.


Shorts: JCrew factory.  (awesome anchors: here, here, and here.) Shirt: Old Navy.(similar.) Tie: My design. (coming soon.) Wedges: Forever21. Watch: Jord. (c/o) This is the pretty brick wall outside my new studio.  Have I even mentioned we are moving into a new studio space?  Probably not, because I’ve been basically the worst blogger ever…(tragedy, I […]