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Red Plaid Style of The Night Before

‘Twas the night before christmas…and I needed an outfit. An outfit that was both festive, but also served function. Something to show the holiday spirit, but also to be comfortable to eat a grand ole Christmas Eve meal. Throughout the day, I scurried about. Seeing a movie, helping prep dinner, and even drinking some sweet tea. All in good spirits, the family will gather around the table, and oh boy what a sight it will be. Both ...

Last Minute Holiday Shopping

Today, a friend and I ran to the mall for some last minute holiday shopping. I grabbed my favorite sweater and cozy blanket scarf for the outing. Throughout the outing, we stopped by the mall, TJMaxx, and Plato’s Closet. Overall, I found what I needed for the last minute gifts. I also found the most amazing deal on a Rebecca Minkoff purse for under $40 at TJMaxx.
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Shopping Day in Georgetown

Summer in DC means traffic, storms, and shopping. Lots and lots of shopping. This weekend, my little came to visit my in DC, so naturally I took her to my favorite shopping spot: Georgetown. We walked up and down M Street and even ventured up Wisconsin popping in and out of the shops. For any hot (low 90s!) shopping day, you need the perfect outfit to stay cool and quickly try on a range of outfits. This dress is my go-to. It is a light ...