This Is 50

Elle Macpherson 50th birthday

With my own milestone birthday coming next year, I have been keeping my eyes open for inspiration.  The source?  Women who are aging radly.

That might be a new concept, aging radly, but it’s one I see considerable evidence of.  I’ll be honest– for much of my life, I never considered living past 32.  There were times where I, frankly, considered 32 old (don’t all 16 year olds?).  But, clearly, I’m not alone.  I read somewhere recently that men consider themselves old at 58.  Women think themselves to be old, however, in half that time– in fact, (more…)

A Few Things I’m Loving Right Now

a few things

This happens to be the glittering, glowing, sparkling edition of Things I’m Loving, as you’ll see shortly.  It wasn’t intended to be thematic, but we all need some sparkle in our lives sometimes, don’t we?

I love few things more than when a blog I love becomes a book.  The Glow is an inspiring look into the lives of mothers, and one of those sites I can get lost in for ages.  The book (The Glow: An Inspiring Guide to Stylish Motherhood) shares a lot in common with the site: light-infused (more…)

Cropped: An Evolution

Crop top from

I’ll admit that when I first heard that crop tops were coming back into fashion, I was not happy about it.  Mildly pissed, actually.  Okay, yes, that’s a strong reaction to a fashion trend, but at my age (and after having two kids), that particular trend felt like an assault on my reality.  Who can wear a crop top after, say, age 18?  And, I should be clear: I didn’t wear them then either.

When I was young enough that my parents had a say in how I dressed, I’m sure I had a sense that crop tops just weren’t appropriate.  And after that, they just seemed like punishment.  Why voluntarily show your gut, after all?  Doesn’t a crop top demand (more…)

Sale Finds!


It’s on!  It only happens a few times a year, and it’s here– the Shopbop Friends & Family sale!!  I love when it happens, because it’s the perfect time to stock up on essentials or to make a dream purchase.  Because now you can get 25% off your purchases sitewide at Shopbop and East Dane with the code INTHEFAMILY14.  I’ve searched the site for my favorites, which you can find below.  Personally, I’ve got my eye on this denim jumpsuit and these stunning sandals.

Happy Shopping!!