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5 Minimalist Jewelry Looks for your Simple Mom Style

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5 Minimalist Jewelry Looks for your Simple Mom Style

Lately my go to style has been the cliche "less is more".  Not intentional but rather sheer survival mode.  Time is very limited in my household lately and I don't have the luxury to make extensive decisions about my style.  I'd like to call it a minimalist look, but I think the term is really basic and plain.  In fact, I've created a drab, boring look that doesn't seem to have much thought put into it. Sound familiar? Let's take that drab and boring and adopt a true minimalist look.  Minimalist chic is about letting simple lines, shapes, and a small number...

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Stop Wishing You Had More Photos With Your Kids and Schedule A Mommy and Me Photo Shoot

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Stop Wishing You Had More Photos With Your Kids and Schedule A Mommy and Me Photo Shoot

The bond between a mother and a child is unlike any other and Mommy and me photo sessions give moms the opportunity to capture this special relationship with their child.  Sure you could take photos yourself, but you will spend all of your time behind the camera.  Typical of us mothers, we always put our kids ahead of us.  We make sure their dinner is served first, we tend to their needs before ours, and we highlight their achievements, often second guessing our own.  Life is too short and too precious to miss out on the opportunities we have to spend together.  When you and...

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Introducing Blondes in Bows - Handmade Designer Head Wraps for your Handmade Modern Smocked Clothing

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Introducing Blondes in Bows - Handmade Designer Head Wraps for your Handmade Modern Smocked Clothing

As a lover of fashion and small shops, I am beyond excited to share that Duchess and Goose will be soon be selling Blondes in Bows designer head wraps.  I've selected seven amazing colors to mix and match with my favorite modern smocked clothing. This is the first of many new and exciting changes to our online shop.  I'm going beyond making myself and sharing brands and products I LOVE, like these Blondes in Bows head wraps that I use in almost all of my photography.  Available in three sizes, infant, toddler, and size even big enough for mama - you...

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A Beginner's Guide to a Jewelry Capsule - with FREE workbook!

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A Beginner's Guide to a Jewelry Capsule - with FREE workbook!

A step-by-step beginners guide to building and actually wearing a jewelry capsule. Walk away with a simple template to plug in your existing pieces and start spending less time on what to wear and more time on getting on with your day. I like templates - my life runs on templates. Today I'm going to share my template for a jewelry capsule. You may have heard of a capsule wardrobe. But do you know what it is and understand it's purpose is? The term was created by Susie Faux, the owner of a London boutique called "Wardrobe" in the 1970s. She defines...

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You Don't Need More Clothes, You Need More Jewelry

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You Don't Need More Clothes, You Need More Jewelry

Does your closet feel like a never ending wasteland of boring clothes? Do you have approximately 2 minutes and 30 seconds before your child comes staggering in the bedroom demanding water, breakfast, and tv? Every.Single.Day do you have "nothing to wear"?  When you're frustrated with your wardrobe, the solution is not to buy more clothes, but rather invest in more jewelry. The beginning of the end of my style. 2 years ago, after the birth of my second daughter, I completely gave up on my style.  List any excuse, I used it.  There's no time, nothing fits, I can't afford new...

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