Out of the Office

Hey all! I’m taking a tiny break while I head off to Dallas for a work trip. That means that, unfortunately, there will not be a Sunday Best this weekend. It’s been a bit nutty around here and I’m trying really hard not to get disappointed in myself or feel guilty about not getting to create and post more consistently.

If you follow me on Facebook, you’ll see that I was really struck by Hannah’s blog post yesterday:

Hannah Brencher quote

And so I am breaking those little rules for just a little bit. And I’m going to try really hard not to feel bad about it, but rather excited and refreshed.  I’ll be back soon. :)

I’ll still be around the comment section and on social media–so let’s chat!


West Elm Comes to Pittsburgh!

If you’re from Pittsburgh and you’re not running toward Bakery Square by the end of this post, try reading it again. Because you should be jumping for joy: West Elm is now in Pittsburgh! Last night, I had the opportunity to attend a preview of the brand new store, seated right in Bakery Square in… 

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Tag, You’re It: 20 Things You Might Not Know About Me

I was recently nominated by Marlene from MDC Artistic Designs to participate in Blacksburg Belle’s Blog Tag to answer twenty questions relating to things you may not know about me. I accepted the challenge and decided to film my responses in an effort to truly expose the “real me,” you know, in an awkward talking-to-myself… 

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Layer a graphic tee over a patterned dress and finish with a knot for an easy summer look

Sunday Best: v. 11: A New Way to Style Too-Tight Tees

Please tell me I’m not the only one who owns cotton tees that are just a little too snug, maybe from the wash or maybe because you bought them slightly too small, but you just can’t bring yourself to get rid of it because who likes buying basics? So maybe I’ve narrowed my audience down… 

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The Friday 5: v.30

The Friday 5 is a weekly feature highlighting interesting, controversial, heart-wrenching, inspirational, and/or creative content worth reading and sharing. I always find the best blog posts, articles, outfits, and inspiration from other bloggers, so I hope I can do the same for you. Here’s to hoping something will make a difference in your weekend! @themodernausten Get Motivated… 

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