Macy's Fall Fashion and Accessory Event Ross Park Mall Pittsburgh, PA

Macy’s Fall Fashion and Accessory Event

This Saturday, October 21st I’ll be at the Macy’s in Ross Park Mall from 2-4 p.m. for their Fall fashion and accessory event! I got the chance to stop by one of these Macy’s fashion events last month and had a great time as a guest, and I’m even more excited to be hosting one myselfContinue reading

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black bomber jacket with skirt

Retail Therapy + Weekend Sales

oniochalasia  (n.) buying or shopping as a method of stress relief or relaxation A little retail therapy this weekend is a welcome respite to a particularly bad week. It happens to be Columbus Day on Monday and there are some great sales happening right now and through the weekend. I’ve gone through lots of them to


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overalls and oversized sweater for fall

Overalls, Mums and Fall Decorating

Here we are less than a week until we’re into October, between acclimating my son to his first year of preschool and wrapping up summer I almost didn’t notice. One of the things I love about living somewhere that experiences all four seasons means changing out clothing wardrobes (goodbye shorts and summer dresses, hello sweaters


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The Best Embroidery Dress to Wear with Flats

The Best Embroidery Dress to Wear with Flats

Who else is so excited to break out all their boots for fall? Literally, I had to wear mine as soon as we got a taste of cooler weather and this smock embroidery dress from Chicwish looked so cute with the boots. Lately I’ve been opting for more flat shoes and boots (or at least


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A Day at the Flower Fields: Pick your own flowers in Pittsburgh

A Day at the Flower Fields

A couple weekends ago we went to one of my favorite places to pick fresh flowers in the cutting fields. Ever since we moved to Pittsburgh, Simmons has been our go-to local farm. I like that it’s compact and easy to shop at, plus there are animals that the little ones can visit. If you’re


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Navy Floral and Frills for Fall

I’m never one to wish away summer, in fact I’m happily soaking up every last bit of it while I can. I always say that I’d love to live somewhere warm and without winters. Right now, just the thought of my toddler starting his first time at preschool and the winter months creeping up is


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War of the Roses, or Rosés? A Recap of Riverlife’s Party at the Pier, 2017

The War of the Roses, a 3 decade long battle for a crown between 2 families that George RR Martin himself drew inspiration from when writing A Song of Ice and Fire, the book series behind Game of Thrones. Sparing you a history lesson, the white rose vs. red rose ultimately lead to the marriage


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Slouchy Sweater, Pink Lace Dress and Leopard Clutch

Late Summer Lace: Mixing Patterns and Textures

This is a bit of a late Tuesday post, but last night I was watching the finale of Riverdale on Netflix and I couldn’t turn my eyes to finish putting this together. Have you watched this show? Ok- so if you haven’t and are looking for a show to get into I highly recommend it.


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Black Jumpsuit with Blush Pink Accessories

Wait, Isn’t That a Dress?: The Black Jumpsuit

Nope, they’re pants! This classic black jumpsuit with wide cut legs moves so nicely when you walk and can (and was when I wore it) be mistaken for a dress! It’s a nice switch up when you want to wear something a little different but still be dressed up. I love the tie detail at


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The August Edit, featuring: a pleated yellow skirt, dark floral wallpaper, an orange blossom scented candle, watermelon beauty mask and how to wear graphic tees

The ZWL August Edit

It’s been awhile since I last did a monthly edit and I’m thinking about bringing this monthly feature back again. Here are some of my current favorites that I’ve been using as well as some new items that have caught my eye. 1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9 (floral print wallpaper by B Marley) Tocca sent me a couple itemsContinue reading

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If August Were a Dress: This yellow cotton eyelet dress is the perfect look for the end of the summer!

If August Were A Dress

Can you believe it’s already August 1st? Between the balmy days, sunflowers, sweet corn and peaches, there’s just something special about the end of summer. And if August were a dress, this cotton eyelet one would be it. Yellow has been a favorite of mine lately and when I saw this dress from Chicwish I


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Moms Can Wear Crop Tops, Too

Moms Can Wear Crop Tops, Too

When I wore this outfit to dinner my intentions were to pay attention if there’d be any weird looks from strangers for my outfit choice, but I accidently had one too many mojitos to really pay attention. And it’s not that I’d typically care anyway, but it was meant to be more of a social


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Is Buttery Yellow the New Millennial Pink?

Is Buttery Yellow the New Millennial Pink?

From girls hair, to sofas, to kitchen appliances, even its own dedicated hashtags on social media, “millennial pink” has been everywhere the last few years. If you take one look at this website it’s obvious where I stand on the pink front. But something happened a few months ago that made me feel like IContinue reading

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White Linen Dress and Wicker Picnic Bag

That Time We Had Dinner in a Lavender Field

Over the weekend my husband and I celebrated our 6th wedding anniversary. 12 years since we met, 6 years married, a house, a son, and our fair share for better or for worse…Time is definitely flying. We had the chance to attend the Field to Vase Dinner Tour in a local lavender field outside ofContinue reading

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Oozing with character and country charm, The Inn at Gristmill Square is a hidden gem boutique inn located in Warm Springs, Virginia

A Hidden Gem in Historic Virginia

Breakfast in bed, mountain views, waterfalls, peace and quiet, and really really good food, these are just some of the things we got to experience on our recent week-long trip to Virginia and notably our exceptional overnight stay at The Inn at Gristmill Square in Warm Springs, Virginia. Sometimes a little unplugging can go a long wayContinue reading

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Accessorizing a Black Midi Dress for Spring

Sometimes on blogs you won’t see too many pieces featured that go from season to season without going out of style all while being totally age appropriate to wear. Realistically who wants to only purchase dresses only to wear one or two times then be done with them? Don’t get me wrong, I’m obviously a dress loverContinue reading

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Beat the Gloom with this Colorful Rainy Weather Wear

April showers bring May flowers, and sometimes really cute umbrellas. I spotted this floral one and had to have it! It really helps brighten my mo