best baby shops

having a baby means many many sleepless nights. between feedings, changing and then pumping you have a big of time on your hands around 3am (especially if you have the hands free pumping bra – a true revolution). i have a new(er) bad habit now of ordering stuff at 3am and completely forgetting about it. […]

my favorite non maternity sources

let me just start out by saying…maternity clothes are butt ugly. i do not want to wear a shirt that says “i swallowed the watermelon seed” or any stupid crap like that. which seems to pop up every time i google “cute maternity clothes”. seriously does everything have to be so kitschy? i feel like […]

weekend recap road trip

it was so much fun going on a little road trip this weekend with my mom and sister. it was good to just get away and have a day of no distractions and just girl time. we literally shopped till we dropped. i’m not even kidding we were basically crawling back to the car sunday […]

fall wardrobe update

ok it’s that time of the year when the weather has officially changed and i’m ready to add a few new pieces to my wardrobe. key word: few, not piles just a few. i have been way obsessed with all of the luxe and glam textures and patterns i’ve been seeing “about town”. thank God […]

A really good dress experience

let me just start off by saying that i’ve really really really tried to define my style this past season and i just have too many different tastes to be limited. one minute i think i’m only into really neutral calming tones and then the next i’m at kate spade splurging on a taffeta dress […]

watch me go

it’s been a while since i blogged an outfit post! but i couldn’t not post this we’ll call it a summer/fall transitional look. i’m obsessed with plaid and i feel like fall especially lets me wear as many plaid patterns as humanly possible. don’t be fooled though, this shirt is not flannel it’s actually linen! […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! […]