Styling the Perfect Bridal Bouquet

My mom got remarried on New Year’s Eve in a very relaxed, joyful ceremony. We had 15 members of our family together to celebrate and as I was driving to the hotel with my mom in the afternoon, she asked if I would put together her bridal bouquet. It’s surprisingly easy to build a beautiful bridal bouquet with nothing but grocery store flowers! If you’re a bride on a budget or simply looking to make…

Comfortable Holiday Outfits

Let’s be real: all our fancy holiday clothes are going to be collecting dust this year. It’s just the nature of the beast! When the holidays are at home, comfortable clothes are required. However, that doesn’t mean you get to wear your quarantine sweatpants to the dinner table. Here are a few comfortable Thanksgiving Day outfits that are warm, classic, and lounge worthy. A Barn Coat, Cable Knit Pullover, and Dark Denim Does your family…

New England Style: Barn Coats, Cable Knits, and Bean Boots

When I’m not wearing outdoor work clothes (which is a lot) this is my New England fall uniform. I wish this was an L.L. Bean add considering their products make up half my closet, but alas.. I bought this barn coat for the colder weather of a New Hampshire fall. It has been perfect for recess duty (can you say pockets!) and it is the perfect, medium weight transitional coat. It’s a heavy duty material…

Favorite Facial Oils

A few years ago, I was using rose-hip oil pretty frequently on my skin. I loved how moisturizing it was and how it faded any acne scarring I had. However, I never quite “bought in” to facial oils until now. I am sold on the Ordinary’s line of facial oils and for their price point, they are totally worth it. Full disclosure, I have only been using these on and off for about a month,…

Meet Caitlin

Hi there! Thanks for being here. I'm an elementary school teacher from southern New Hampshire. When I'm not in the classroom, I'm trying out new recipes, renovating and decorating our home, reading, or exploring New England and beyond. You're more than welcome to tag along!

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