Beauty, Fashion, Thoughts

come into my boudoir | shoot with cayan ashley photography

I thought a long time about deciding to do my first boudoir shot, so I suppose it should be no surprise that I also took a while to think about what I wanted to say and share about the experience.  (Warning: this post obviously contains boudoir-style photos. There’s nothing exposed that you wouldn’t see in a swimsuit, but they are of a sensual nature. If you’re related to me or would otherwise find this uncomfortable, I won’t be offended if you skip this one!)

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the art of accepting a compliment

Like most creative types, I’ve received my fair share of both compliments and criticism in my life, and I’ve doled out plenty of both too. This may come as a surprise, but for a lot of people find compliments…


my morning routine

One of my favorite parts of reading blogs has always been the little glimpses that you get into someone else’s life. There’s something that’s so fascinating about peeping through a digital window to see how other people live. So…


listen/watch/read #6

I shared my last spooky-themed Listen/Watch/Read post back before Halloween, and I thought the new year was the perfect time to share some of the media that I’ve been enjoying lately. At least here in Wisconsin, it’s been bitterly…


pearl coat revisited

I noticed that my Collectif Pearl coat review from last year was starting to get traffic again, which makes sense – it’s cold out there! But seeing that post pop up in my stats again made me want to revisit my…


2017 year in review

The further I get into adulthood, the more aware I am that time is a construct and means nothing. Wasn’t it July yesterday?  But no, it’s the end of another year. Another one bites the dust! And what would…

Christmas, Fashion

dressed in holiday style

Although I don’t go quite as all out as I do for Halloween, I do love wearing festive outfits around Christmastime! I have a look in mind for my family’s actual Christmas celebration, but before that comes around I…


costume shop behind the scenes

This weekend I had the super cool opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at the costume shop at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater! Although most of what I talk about on the blog is fashion for every day life, I…

Beauty, Christmas, Fashion, Wishlist

gift guide: the glamazon

If you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance that you know a glamazon if you are not, in fact, one yourself. In many instances, a gift card or certificate is an awesome choice for the glamorous sort –…