I recently wrote a little bit about seeking slices of joy in my everyday life, as a follow up to trying to live more fully in the present with minimagpie.  A few slices of joy from the last few weeks… {Just my girl and I enjoying happy hour together.} +The way she clasps her miniature fingers […]

First, Magpies: AHHH.  Technology.  If you’ve been running into issues reading this blog, I am so sorry!  I received tons of emails and messages letting me know that only the header of my blog was loading for many of you.  I won’t bore you with the technical details, but I ended up making some changes […]

So first, a caveat: the whole newborn exhaustion thing has not been THAT bad for me.  I have been surprised at how much I can do on minimal sleep, and how little I mind waking up once I see mini’s sweet face when she is crying out for me. Let’s call a spade a spade: […]

Saturday, you’re here!!! YAY, I LOVE YOU. This chic pea looks like how I want to feel on the weekends — breezy, comfortable, confident, and head-turningly stylish.  She’s also wearing my fav Hermes sandals (an investment for sure, but they go with errrrything; I got them in brown) and a stunning swiss dot maxi (not […]

I’m obsessing over this Tory Burch “Garden Party” mini ($250). Actually, I’m sorta dying over the WHOLE collection of pieces in this print.  I also love this sweet top and this longer dress style in the same print.  And this bikini!!!  Looks sort of like a higher end Lilly P. print, n’est-ce pas? Those BAGS!  OMG. […]

It’s supposed to get up to 80 in Chicago today. Which makes me excited for summer, warm weather, going barefoot, drinking rose, and, generally, the feeling that this snap evokes: But until we’re there, some other pretty things to consider… My Latest Score I had to have this fun little OTS top ($65) — it combines […]