Leather and Lace


Texture is a big part of my thought process when putting together an outfit. I really love to mix two (or more) contrasting textures to create a really dimensional look that intrigues the eye. For todays looked, I mixed the edgy feel you get from black leather (or pleather, in this case) with the […]

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How to Ring in the New Year in Style


When it comes to finding the perfect outfit for your New Year’s Eve party, it all comes down to two major decisions: The first one has an obvious impact on your clothing choices. Being outdoors enjoying a front row view of the Space Needle requires a couple more layers than a game night at […]

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For the Adventurer…


Everyone has someone in their life who just can’t seem to stay put in one place. They are always moving and seeking a new adventure, whether that be a relocation or simply taking on a new sport. They thrive off excitement and change.¬†Why not fuel their excitement to explore with gifts they can use […]

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For the Fashionista…


Fashionistas can be a challenge to shop for…or so I hear. People tell me they hesitate to buy me jewelry or clothes for fear I won’t like them. I promise them (and you) that it’s pretty much the opposite. You almost can’t go wrong with jewelry or clothes! But in case the thought of […]

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For the Kids…


Shopping for your kids can be challenging. In our family, we are seeking to buy more than just toys, but something that has a little meaning or can create last memories. When I first started trying to Purchase with a Purpose a couple years ago, there weren’t many option for kids besides clothes. But […]

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For the Coffee Snob…


This may or may not be my husband’s exact description of me. But what can I say? When it’s your FAVORITE beverage…it just has to be done right. The coffee snob is hard to miss. She almost always has her mug in hand and her lipstick smudged off (just me? Whoops.) She always has […]

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For the Men…


If your man is anything like mine, wish lists are hard to come by. In fact, when family members request a list, I make it for him. Why? Because his includes things like underwear, socks, and a growing list of tools that may never be used. He is a hardworking and practical man who […]

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For Baby…


Did you enjoy yesterday’s gift guide for those new and expecting mamas in your life? I sure hope so, because I had fun creating it and sharing it with you. As we continue with our Purchase with a Purpose series this week, please don’t forget to comment below your faves!!! Although you certainly don’t […]

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