Style File /// Winterize Your Maxi

JEM’S BALLET LESSONS + BIBLE STUDY /// maxi dress, IG sale | sweater, GAP | boots, Fossil | diffuser bracelet, Simply Quinn | quart necklace, c/o Archer + Hare I’m not really one for seasonal wear. I try my best to move pieces from season to season with a few minor adjustments for heat waves […]

This Week

Fall, in the form of buckets of rain, has forced me to slow down. It has been wonderful. For the last two weeks our Monday-Wednesday has been empty. Other than school pick up for our high school girls, the littles and I have been home. We’ve accomplished a few projects, mostly organizing things, but for […]

Style File /// Two Generations of Stitch Fix

I don’t know if anything will ever beat my 3rd Stitch Fix shipment – the one where I kept everything, but I do know that I truly love Stitch Fix and can’t wait to share what came in fix #4! More exciting is that my mama jumped on the Stitch Fix wagon and is sharing […]

Fair Trade + Fabulous

Happy Sunday, my friends! You know those things that just tug at your heart? They make sense and you kind of yearn to get involved? That’s how I feel about Fair Trade.  It kind of goes along with Dave Ramsey’s idea of knowing where your dollars go. And seeing that we’re Dave Rams-ites around here […]

The Fall Shoe Four-fecta

Hip hip hooray! Fall has arrived! For as long as I can remember, Fall has been my favorite season. I’m sure, heavily influenced by my birthday being October 5th. The lovely rain, changing leaves and early sundown (also known as early bedtime for the children!) kind of seal the deal. Oh, and pumpkin everything, because yes […]

Style File /// Breathe Deeply with prAna AND A GIVEAWAY!

Friends! I’ve had the absolute best time working with prAna recently! Here’s the rundown of their awesomeness … A few weeks ago I visited their store in Portland. It’s in the darling NW 23rd area called the Alphabet District and is full of quaint shops and delicious restaurants. We (my Mom, the littles and I) […]

Style File — Thug Life Three Ways

When I’m standing in line at the grocery store, how I do, and the checker looks at me with that pitiful smile as Jemma chatters about the chocolate popsicles I was pressured into buying (yes, I’m easily swayed by all 3 year olds who say “please” and bat their eyes) and Max bites through a […]

Style File — Housewife With a Dash O’ Glam

Housewife With a Dash O’ Glam by thatmamagretchen featuring diamond bridal set by Anjolee. Click below for details on each piece .   Last week on my local mama Facebook group someone said to me, and I paraphrase, “You have great style … maybe you should post photos of yourself every week to give us inspiration!” I […]

Style File /// Beach Bliss

Leggings, Fabletics /// Tank, Old Navy /// Necklace, Ann Taylor LOFT /// Kimono, Just Dawnelle The Pacific Coast is my happy place. Throw a darling beach cottage, delicious food and my sand + surf frolicking kiddos on top and I count myself a blessed mama. Someday, I’ll own a little house here that I can […]

Style File — Maxi Mama

Parade Day – maxi + scarf, TJ Maxx /// sandals, thrifted Saltwaters /// jean jacket, high school vintage (which was why I was so excited to get an upgrade from my recent StitchFix!) /// sunglasses, Kate Spade /// diaper bag purse, c/o Lily Jade /// bracelets, Kate + Linny Could this be my favorite outfit […]