• Wardrobe 101

    Style Glossary: C

    Cape, Chanel & Clutch Happy day, reader dearest! Thank you for your patience. We are the owners of a new baby router and are all settling in nicely. Hopefully this one will not blow the next time the power goes…

  • Accessories

    Transform Your Look with Shoes and Bags!

    Happy day, reader dear! If you weren’t already sick of the Jeans + White Tee posts, this might just push you over the edge. I’d apologize, except that that “uber-boring” combination (You can call it classic if you like!) is…

  • Style and Styling

    Summer Styled for Fall

    Volume 4: Denim Blouse & Black Jeans Happy day, dearest reader! I hope and pray you are safe and sound. As if the pandemic wasn’t enough, we’ve got wildfires and hurricanes. Trifecta. I’m no pessimist, but I can understand those…

  • Accessories

    Style Myths: Perfect Handbag

    Happy day, reader dear! With the advent of a new It Bag each season to season, we hear the word perfect thrown around a lot! It seems odd to me that something “perfect” should change so quickly, but, what do…

  • Style and Styling

    Friday Flashback!

    Volume 3: Shorts + Blouse Happy day, reader dear! Welcome back to Friday Flashback, the summer series where I take an outfit from this week last year, review it, and update it. After last week’s installment (of one of my…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    Special Occasion Capsule

    Happy day, dear reader! We are entering special occasion season! You know: Easter, Mother’s Day, graduations, weddings, etc. etc, etc… So how are you fixed? Will there be a last minute rush to find something new? Or do you have…

  • Travel & Packing

    5 Things I Always(?) Pack

    Or: How to Get Really Versatile Style in a Suitcase Happy day, dear reader! While talking with Mr. CP the other evening, we realized that now that November is here, we are on a runaway train until after the new…

  • Style and Styling

    Leveling Up or Down

    Happy day, dear reader! One of the most common questions I get is about whether items “match” or not. “Can I wear this dress with these shoes?” “Does this shirt go with these pants?” There are various aspects to “matching”…

  • Style and Styling

    Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

    Happy day, fabulous readers! It’s that time again… Valentine’s Day is around the proverbial corner. Back in December, I had the privilege of pulling some style picks for Augusta Magazine to be featured in their February issue. That was a…