Do you have clothes and friends? Do you kind of hate those clothes but like those friends? Do you have sweaters and dresses you probably paid too much for that stare at you each time you open your closet and condescendingly...
It was hard to take fashion advice from someone who used to dress like a pirate on the regular, but there I was standing in front of my husband in my Soffe shorts and flip-flops being told to go...
I’m FINALLY learning to embrace my saggy bottom britches, body parts descending, stretch marks showing, varicose vein-wearing, laugh-lines growing, middle-aged body of mine. I recently listened to a Lysa TerKeurst podcast. She discusses her book- It’s Not Supposed to Be...
Opening scene: It is my first postpartum period. I am trying to put in my menstrual cup (more on that later) and it WILL NOT pop open. I’m doing this by flashlight balanced on the counter because we haven’t...
When it comes to deodorant, we generally have these options: Traditional or Natural. Powder or Patchouli. Aluminum or Au Natural. I, personally, am solidly in the natural camp – as is evidenced by my ridiculous stockpile of natural deodorants. Yep. All mine. If the zombie...

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It’s that time of year when everyone is focused on self care and what they can do to be a better version of themselves in 2019. Every year I make the same “resolution” or promise to myself. Every year I...
Unless you’ve been living under a rock or in the middle of a PCS (in which case, no explanation needed), you have likely heard of the new Netflix series, “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” A continuation of her popular...
Confession time: I’ve never dyed my hair. Never highlighted it, frosted it, or anything else. I’d like you to believe that this is because I have some sort of innate confidence in my appearance, but really it is because...
My ideal outfit is one that I can sleep in. Some people like to rock athleisure wear so that at any given moment, they can hit the gym or at least look like they might. I prefer an outfit that...
My life as a working mom with two kids and a husband means a lot of online shopping! There just isn't enough time in the day to get the most basic tasks done, let alone spend time shopping and...
  In college, if you had asked me where I thought I would want to live, I can guarantee the South wouldn’t have been one of my answers. However, military life has given me the ability to adapt easily to new...
If the mission of Operation That's My Dress is to reward dependents and active duty military members with a gorgeous gown and make them feel like Cinderella for one evening, then I'd say "Mission Accomplished!" Recently I received an email...

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