My March Favorites

April 1, 2022

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Vase | Stems | Checkered Board | Honey Pot

March flew by. Here, in North Carolina, we’re all adjusting to allergies and cleaning pollen off of our cars (like fluorescent green tennis ball dust). But the trees are budding, and that always makes me feel hopeful. We’re reveling in this weather, taking to the trails on our bikes as a family on weekends. We’re also exploring new restaurants (I had the best salad of my life at G.58 in Morrisville), and playing new games! Chris went to a in-person gaming conference downtown and came back with 12 new games for us to play. (No Thanks is my favorite, so far.) I’ve been binging “The Dropout” on Hulu, and ohmygosh — Amanda Seyfriend is going to win an award for this. It’s so good! (Have you seen it?!) I’m linking all of my other favorites below, including the sunglasses that look like a million bucks (but actually cost $25) and the Shop app that changed my life. Spoiler: It’s free.

The top can’t-miss posts of March

Show And Tell! All The Little Changes Around The House

We Painted Our Bedroom Dark Brown And Couldn’t Love It More

My Evening Routine

Solving Andi’s Awkward Living Room Dilemma

We Tested The Top 5 Amazon Pillow Inserts–Here’s My Favorite!


Fashion/Beauty Favorites

This Outfit

Sunglasses Under $40

My 8 Favorite Jeans

New Fav Dress

Bag of My Dreams


My March Favorites

1. 90s Ultra High Rise Straight Jeans $99 — Pulled straight from our favorite denim, these are on repeat.
2. Luna Aviators $25 — Do I feel like I’m in “Top Gun” in these? Yes. And they are my favorite sunglasses right now! Such a great pair. (More sunglasses under $40 here)
3. No Thanks Card Game $25 — This game is addictive! I’m already developing a strategy to beat Greta :)
4. Rug Pad $42 — This is the rug pad that’s underneath nearly every rug in our house! Works great on carpet or hard wood.
5. Velvet Curtains $62 — We used these in Andi’s living room makeover, and they made the whole space look elegant. It’s such an easy way to add color to a space, too.
6. Blue Stripe Shirt Dress $79 (on sale for $43!) — I wore this over the weekend and it’s just so wearable.  Casual and breezy, perfect for a picnic after church.
7. Checkerboard Cutting Board $49 — This little stunner is great for a game night centerpiece. Snacks go chic.
8. Gingham Bolster Throw Pillow $15 (on sale for $12!) — Give me all the gingham! This is my favorite print for spring.
9. Sydney Crossbody Bag $158 — I’ve never carried a colorful bag, but this one — in sky blue — goes with everything.
10. Floral Strappy One Piece $148 (on sale for $99!) — I’m dying over this print and this palette. I’d wear this under a linen shirt to a poolside brunch.
11. Woven Vase $30 — This vase is bringing lots of lovely texture and charm to my table. And my counter… and my nightstand…
12. Embroidered Floral Sweatshirt $89 — I can’t quit a crewneck, but this one is so easy to dress up or down. The embroidery is so dainty.
13. Peach Stems $69 — Time to swap out the faux stems! These are seasonal and very realistic.
14. Perfect Vintage Wide-Leg Crop Jean $128 — Madewell launched these this month, and I’m loving the silhouette.
15. Pillow Insert $27 — We tested a bunch of these this month, and this was the winner.
16. Shop App (free!) — Do you have this app? I don’t know how late I am to this, but I’m AMAZED and grateful for this free app every day. It automatically tracks all of my packages, alerts me when one is getting delivered and all I had to do was link my email. All in one spot. I love it!

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What do you think?

  1. Danna F says:

    The Dropout was so good on podcast! I cannot wait to watch the story. Thanks for the Shop app recommendation. I too had not heard of it.
    For some reason, I no longer receive your Love Letters newsletter. I have gone on several times and subscribed but have not gotten one since February. I miss reading them.

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