Best Flower Arrangements for Fall

A few weeks ago I came home on a Friday from a photo shoot with some leftover blooms in tow.  I set them on the dining room table and every time I walked by them over the course of the next two days, I smiled at the sight of them.  Isn’t it funny how something so small can give us a real tangible happiness effect?  I typically don’t work on Fridays, so I’ve made it part of my Friday routine with Parker to go and pick out flowers just before the weekend.  I usually stick to just one type of bloom for simplicity, but …

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20 Best Sweaters for Fall

Nothing says effortless chic quite like the perfect fall sweater.  And while real fall weather may still be alluding some of us, we haven’t let that stop us from plotting and planning our next knitwear purchase.  The key with knitwear is to juxtapose the fit with the rest of look.  If you’re sweater is fitted and cropped (like #2), pair it with a pair of high-waisted flared leg jeans.  If your sweater is drapey (like #8), pair it with skinny leather leggings or your favorite cropped skinny jeans.  Also, you can switch up …

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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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