tulle skirt refresh

i’ve been really trying hard to not buy anymore clothing for this winter. i want to save my pennies for house stuff, spring clothing and whatever needs/wants/savings for the future. i didn’t say “i’m not” buying anymore clothes for this season.. i said trying. i’m trying not to. everything in stores right now is looking […]

finally friday

it’s finally friday! i’m so excited for this weekend. you don’t even know. well…now you do because i just told you! this weekend is going to be full of junking, shop stuff and friends and food and friends and junking and junking with friends. it’s set up to be a good weekend. photo ps thanks […]

living in denim

ok i could just be living in denim forever. since my big girls dress policy is jeans on fridays only i found some alternative ways to sneak denim into the workplace. i’m a huge fan of the free people denim button ups (that are long enough to wear with leggings btw) and this ag denim […]

open for business

today is the day! well more like tonight is the night. the found cottage opens for business tonight at 6pm. the culmination of 20 men and women’s hard hard work has finally come together to open the doors to the public tonight. we are geeked. tonight…we are open for business! we are expecting large crowds […]

opening a store

so in case you have missed it i am once again opening a store. something i never thought i would do again and something i always thought i would do again. you know what i mean? this go round is with two extremely talented women (liz and lisa) and my best friend vendors in the […]

vacation style

everyone has that dress. that vacation style dress they bought just in case they needed it for an event they were not sure was even happening yet. you know what I’m talking about. stockpile going out dresses. this dress: free people old similar here those shoes: tory burch old similar here I bought this free […]

the perfect jumpsuit

i have found her. the perfect jumpsuit. remember when i told you about the amazing jumpsuit my friend erica picked out for me?  i have tried on countless countless COUNTLESS jumpsuits. they either made me look like a stumpy little barrel or were way too long in the torso or worse….way toooooo short in the torso. […]

comfort and joy holiday shape wear

you guys… christmas eve is TOMORROW! guess who still has to wrap all their presents… this girl right here! i’m so ashamed! but i guess it kind of fits in with the rest of how i have managed the holidays this year. hey! i’m a busy gal! and i’m starting to realize i just can’t […]

Grand Rapids Antique Show

HA! And you thought flea season was over! Jokes on you! I’m so excited that the grand rapids antique market is coming back for another year at the DeVos place in grand rapids. That’s right it’s indoors. forget the muck boots, forget the layers and layers of coats. you can shop all weekend for $12! […]

tunic time

this outfit boots: mtng becca booties tunic: free people (on sale) leggings: old navy! i have come to the realization that i really only shop a few stores/brands for my clothing. jbandme kate spade free people j.crew yes. i’m boring and extremely limited but i like what i like. and i know i’ve said this […]

crazy about the cape

outfit on abby cape: bishop and young (on sale!) jeans: Citizens of Humanity emerson  boots: MTNG becca boot top: madewell old similar here  this was officially my first purchase for the fall season of 2015. i tried it on at craze in pentwater michigan and i HAD to have it. it’s by a new (to […]

lounging in anthropologie

omg you guys you ever get that feeling when you leave a meeting and you are SO refreshed and jazzed about the upcoming future that you just can’t stand it?! that is how i felt when i left the tuesdays together meeting last week hosted by the rising tide society at the cheney place in […]