• Style and Styling

    2021 Style Review

    Fave Outfits for the Year Happy day, reader dear! And happy end of 2021! I’m a look back/look forward kind of woman. Not because I’m nostalgic for the past, but simply because the end of the year is a natural…

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    Copycat Style: December 2021

    White Sweater + Jeans + Blush Accessories Happy day, reader most dear! And you are. Dear, that is! Gratitude, pure and simple. I’m trying to get better at expressing it regularly. Thank you for reading. Speaking of regularly, I also…

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    EASY Holiday Style!

    Jeans + Top + … Happy day, reader dear! What’s new in your corner of the world? Are you getting out more, or is it time to circle the wagons again? Is December a busy month for you? Or do…

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    (Belated) Copycat Style: November

    Wide Trouser + Sweater + Waist Detail Happy day, reader dear! What came over me? I woke up this morning (The 16th), looked at the calendar and realized that I had missed this month’s Copycat Style post. (Slap forehead.) It’s…

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    Give Thanks in Style!

    Happy day, reader dear! Thankfulness is on minds and hearts all over the United States this season. Thankfulness should be on our minds and in our hearts all the year long, but we humans are wired to take things for…

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    3 Reasons Ad Style Doesn’t Work

    AND 1 Reason It DOES! Happy day, reader dearest! You really ARE the most dear! Thank you for your patience over the past few months. Your understanding and extension of grace during a crazy season has been a blessing. Every…

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    Easy Halloween Costumes from Your Closet

    Bonus Post! Happy day, reader dearest, I certainly wasn’t expecting to pop an extra post in this month, but I couldn’t resist. Halloween is coming and it’s one of my favorite holidays. Costumes. Candy. Our wedding anniversary. Did I mention,…

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    Copycat Style: October 2021

    Happy mid-October, reader dear! You know what that means, don’t you? It’s Copycat Style time! Copycat style is a little series that began in January of 2020 and took on a life of its own. I felt like my style…

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    Copycat Style: September 2021

    Double Denim (Again!) Happy day, reader dear! Bring on the Copycatting! If you are new here to Closet Play, Copycat Style is the monthly series in which I take looks from Pinterest and make them work for me–my style, my…

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    Fall/Winter 2021/22 Trends

    Hits & Misses Good day, reader dear! Now that we’re past the Labor Day holiday, it feels like fall might finally come! So the timing is right for some fall style inspiration. I like to stay on top of the…