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Top 12 Items in October

Hi from Philadelphia! There were a few items in October that I found myself reaching for over and over again. I’ve been wearing these Vuori joggers with the C’est La Vie white hoodie as my official preschool drop-off uniform. Initially I wasn’t sure about ordering from Shein but for $14, I went for it and […]

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Winter Coat Diaries

One of my favorite ways to elevate an outfit is adding texture or pattern with a coat. I love dressing for the fall and layering pieces. Now that it’s getting colder in Philadelphia, I was excited to get my winter coats out of the makeshift storage under the bed and to the forefront of my […]

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Travel Diary: 72 Hours in Cinque Terre, Italy

In June, J and I went on an 11-day trip to Italy with our kids, 72 hours of which was spent in Cinque Terre. Pastel-colored houses, lemon trees, linens hanging on a clothing line, a train running across a beach landscape – it’s hard to imagine anything more picturesque. Add in long drawn out dinners […]

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Philly Gems: Fishtown & Northern Liberties

Since moving to Philadelphia in 2011, J and I love exploring the city and discovering new (to us) restaurants. Fishtown and Northern Liberties are two of our favorite areas that both have a great mix of quiet residential areas and vibrant city nightlife. There are so many good foodie spots that we associate with incredible memories and amazing food. Below are some Philadelphia gems I’ve been meaning to share for quite some time. I’ll keep adding to the list as I discover new places. 

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Girl Meets Library #1: Poetry

I’m starting the first Girl Meets Library post with poetry. What is it about poetry that makes us crave it in certain moments in our lives? These are some recent poetry books I’ve read if you’re not sure where to start or you’re looking for your next favorite poem.

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School Drop-Off Diaries – What To Wear

When I started pulling together what I wear in the morning for school drop-off, I realized it’s a lot of the same thing everyday with some slight variation. Essentially it’s black leggings with lug boots, a white t-shirt, a long camel cardigan and a beanie.

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