My Philadelphia Summer Uniform

As much as I love to experiment with trendy pieces, whenever i’m in doubt or just not feeling creative, I rely on my Philadelphia summer uniform-jeans and a plain white t-shirt. If I had to wear the same thing every day, this would be it.


Happy Fourth of July

Happy fourth of July everyone! I hope your day is filled with plenty of friends, sunshine and delicious food. If you happen to be in Philadelphia, head over to Independence Beer Garden.


Sightseeing Attire

There are a lot of reasons as to why I love Philadelphia. The people. The history. The culture. The community feel in an urban landscape. All together, it can be a wonderful place to live and raise a family. One of my top reasons though for loving this city?


The Cold Shoulder

I was immediately drawn to this cold shoulder sweater (yes, that’s what it is called!) because it’s blush, has a relaxed fit and the cut outs allow some skin exposure without being scandalous.


Vacation Essentials: St. Thomas

The Kertsman Family recently embarked on a much needed and much anticipated vacation. As this year has been full of changes (new dog followed shortly after by a new baby!) J and I decided we needed to get away as a family, somewhere easy and beachy, where we could celebrate our new status as a trio […]


Packing List: Thanksgiving Weekend

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11  Here is one less thing you need to worry about for the holiday weekend-your packing list! I like to bring soft pajamas, a comfortable outfit to wear in the house and jeans with a cozy sweater for when you venture outside. Depending on the weather, […]


Lady in Red

My Outfit Details: Dress: Isabella Oliver (on sale!) | Sandals: Sam Edelman via Shopbop | Tote: Tory Burch, sold out [similar here (on sale!)] | Sunglasses: Banana Republic, sold out (similar here) It’s getting more difficult to find clothes that fit my growing baby bump. Jeans don’t quite fit right anymore (if they even button that day), shirts that […]


We'll Get to Bermuda Fast and Then We'll Take it Slow

My Outfit Details: Cover up: NastyGal (consider waiting for a coupon!) | Hat: J.Crew (use code SHOPSALE for 40-60% off original prices!) | Sunglasses: Banana Republic (use code BRNEED for 20% off regular-priced items) You know you’re on vacation when a Tuesday feels like a Saturday. There’s no need to look at your watch, make-up is optional, and the only decision you […]


Black Maxi in Belize

My Outfit Details: Dress: Vince Camuto, sold out (very similar here) | Shoes: Michael Kors (on sale!) | Sunglasses: Banana Republic (use code BRBUY for 30% off full-priced items) | Lipstick: Angel by MAC via Nordstrom Vince Camuto has beautiful maxi dresses. I was drawn to this one because of how the dress fades into  black and white stripes and eventually just white. […]