35 Things a Stylish Woman Should Have in her 30s

{35 Things a Stylish Woman Should Have in her 30s}


“A woman, till five-and-thirty, is only looked upon as a raw girl, and can possibly make no noise in the world till about forty.” –Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762) English poet, essayist, letter writer. excerpt from a letter to Lady Rich, (20 September 1716), Letters, 1767

My twenties were a whirlwind of fact-finding, exploration and recognizing insecurities, and now that I am at the mid-way…

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Le Week-end Petit Plaisir: No. 8

New on the blog … {Le Week-end Petit Plaisir: No. 8}


“I must have flowers, always, and always.” ― Claude Monet

One of the simplest ways I have found to brighten the home without spending more than $20 or $30 is a beautiful bouquet of flowers. And while a bundle of a singular flower is divine, when flowers in general are on sale as they were during the weekend following Valentine’s Day, I wanted to take advantage.

As I have been eagerly waiting for…

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Style & Goodness

New on the blog! {Style & Goodness}



~recipe for Roast Red Wine Chicken~

A weekend arrives and finding time to get lost in a book and my pile of March magazines is high atop my to-do list. I must admit, one of the main motivators behind living simply luxuriously is to find more time to read, dream, mosey about those places that pique my interest and tinker in the kitchen with recipes similar to the one I discovered above fromDrizz…

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Style Inspiration: Red & Warm

{Style Inspiration: Red & Warm} and Outfit of the Week: No. 8


While winter is still here, there’s no reason not to have fun with color. Whether it’s a scarlet wool coat or a red handbag, red speaks to a woman’s confidence, joie de vivre and can’t help but provoke other’s to take note. And while I’m not necessarily someone who flocks to shades of rouge, take long-time nationally renowned news reporter Andrea Mitchell’s advice on choosing crimson. When…

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Why Not … Try Yoga?

{Why Not … Try Yoga?} 11 Benefits to your Health and Overall Quality of Life


“The beauty is that people often come here for the stretch, and leave with a lot more.” -Liza Ciano

Yoga continues to grow in popularity as more and more studies reveal a long list of health benefits. And while some may refrain from giving it a try for a variety of reasons, whether you choose to attend classes regularly at your local yoga studio or wake up each morning and treat your body and…

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