Fall

My Fall Bucket List

Cooler weather, pumpkin infused everything, layered outfits… bring it on, fall!  The mornings and evenings here are so nice and chilly, but the afternoons are still reminding us that we live in the land of endless summer.  That won’t stop the fall madness around here, though!  I am baking and bucket listing and I can’t be stopped!  Here are just a few of the things I’m hoping to check off by Christmas! 1. visit the fall harvest festival at Underwood Family farms 2. give our front porch a fall makeover (I love this …

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What To Read Now // Fall

A new season around here can only mean one thing: A new fall reading list by our book aficionado at large, Gail Werner.  October is shaping up to be an equally fun and crazy busy work month, but I fully plan on setting aside a little time after-hours for some of these reads!  Take it away, Gail! Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert: I started gushing about Elizabeth Gilbert’s Magic Lessons podcast in August. Conceived as “road maps for the path to creativity,” the weekly listening sessions where the author pushed creatives to face fears and …

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My Style // The Old LA Zoo

Earlier this week I shared some of my favorite office style looks.  When it’s 90 degrees outside getting dressed for work can be a real challenge.  The struggle is real!  This look is still one of my favorites!  It’s not too heavy, but you can keep wearing the skirt well into fall and winter with tights.  Are you sick of seeing this t-shirt yet?!  Oh how I wish I could go back and order another one!  It’s definitely seen it’s better days, but I am definitely wearing it right now while writing this.  Oh, and if …

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Happy Thanksgiving From The Effortless Chic

As I sat down here to write this post, I instantly became misty eyed.  When I think back upon this past year, I am overwhelmed.  I feel blessed beyond measure and so grateful that I get to live this life and do what I do with the people I have by my side.  I’m thankful for Aaron for a million reasons, but this year in particular I’m thankful that he is the best possible husband to me and father to our little baby girl.  Oh that little baby girl!  How incredibly thankful I am for her, for each and every chubby roll, boisterous …

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