Tag: The Children's Place

May Your Days Be Sparkly and Bright

Dr. Scholl's has super cute shoes. I know. This was news to me as well. I love these everyday flats. They add a little something to a basic outfit. They are ridiculously comfortable too (as you would expect from Dr. Scholl's). They are available for $65 here: http://www.drschollsshoes.com/en-US/Product/24058-5187025/Dr.+Scholls/Light+Copper/Womens+Joliet.aspx)
Around this time of year, girls (big and small) really break out the sparkle. Lots and lots of sparkle. Listen, I like sparkle — but folks often go overboard with this trend. For example, sequin dresses or super glittery shoes are hard to pull off. And the older you are, the harder it gets. I... Read more »

And now I go back-to-school shopping

And now I go back-to-school shopping
August is not back-to-school shopping time. Yes, the stores tell you that August is the time that you need to stock up on new everything for your soon-to-be-school-bound kiddos. Every single one of them needs new: shoes, fall jackets, long pants, long sleeve shirts, sweaters or hoodies, winter coats, gloves, hats and scarves. And then of course they also need new school shoes, new gym shoes, rain boots and of course new snow boots. After doing lots of August shopping in yeas past, I've realized that my kids do not need 80% of these items before the first day of school. In fact, they will end up wearing their summer clothes through most of September (save for one or two chilly days here and there). Plus, they grow so fast that their sizes can literally change in just a matter or a couple of months. The time to shop for back-to-school is now, not August...