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When I was younger, I was obsessed with J. Crew’s Barn Jacket. Everyone in Seattle seemed to have one (or two) of these jackets. After years of begging my parents, I finally got one in high school. I loved that jacket until it completely disintegrated just a few years ago – a good two plus […]

Your new coat might was well be a chore coat

I remember wearing corduroy pants when I was kid, hearing that ‘swip, swip, swip’ sound as I walked around the school playground. I haven’t worn corduroy since then. I was at Nordstrom last week and was surprised at how many brands had corduroy. Has corduroy always been popular + I’ve just been blind to it […]

Look at all the corduroy for this fall

I am at Target more often than I should be or care to admit. And every time I’m there, I find something new and amazing. Here are my favorite Target Fall finds: Apothecary Glass Soap/Lotion Dispenser Blackout Linen Curtains Small Hops Arrangement Carved Wood Accent Table Turned Drum Accent Table Hexagon Candle Lantern Duck Winter […]

Here are all my favorite Target Fall finds

Shakespeare + I are a doing a bit of online shopping this Labor Day weekend while I slow-sip a margarita. Ready to join us? Labor Day Sales Overstock – KitchenAid 5-speed Mixer $383.99 | Labor Day Weekend clearance up to 70% off Madewell – Seersucker puff-sleeve cutout dress | $89.99, orig. $128 | extra 40-50% […]

It’s time to shop the best Labor Day sales

Shakespeare on sofa

I always assumed upgrading the look of a kitchen meant major work (and cost) things like tearing out cabinets and replacing countertops. In our last home, I didn’t bother adding any decor to the kitchen – I just didn’t see the point. It was the epitome of an early aughts kitchen – ugly light brown […]

Update your kitchen easily and affordably with my favorite kitchen goods

If you’re anything like me, I am buying a Mother’s Day gift today because my sense of time is all off and I’m still writing 2021. If you order today, all of these gifts will arrive before Mother’s Day on Sunday. Shop the post below! Hove over the product, click + shop.

Last minute Mother’s Day gifts

Lately, our kitchen has been frustrating me. Even though everything is brand new, it feels like there’s no identity here. Everything feels a little monotone: the grey backsplash, the white cabinets with black handles, the stainless steel appliances. Shoulder shrug. Is it too much to make this little place where we constantly gather around food […]

Updating our kitchen one day at a time

No one’s stopping me from adding all of these things into my cart. No one. Hover over the image below, click + shop!

Let’s shop: the Madewell sale

Madewell: 20% off $100+ OR 30% off $200+ | use code GOSPREE Sephora Spring Savings Event: receive up to 20% off your favorite products for Rouge Members. VIB Members receive 15% off, and Beauty Insiders receive 10% off. Plus, everyone gets 30% off all Sephora Collection products | use code SAVESPRING Target: Spring Home Event | up to 25% […]

Let’s shop: weekend sales

If it’s floral, I will love it. I’m so excited for the Liberty® x J. Crew home collaboration. This is everything. Floral sheets Floral tablecloth Floral placemat Floral napkins Floral sleep mask Floral puzzle Floral playing cards Floral duvet set – blue Floral duvet set – pink Hover over the image, click + shop!

A few of my favorite things: Liberty® x J. Crew home collaboration

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