Juxtaposition: Our Fave Literary (and Style) Device

We’re not trying to get all didactic or anything here, but English teachers can’t resist talking about juxtaposition.  It’s certainly our most favorite literary device, if not all-time favorite word in the English language. For a quick lesson, juxtaposition is placing two things near each other for a contrasting effect.  Like Garrett’s Popcorn, cheesy cheddar […]

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Fat & Sexy

My husband and I went out for a date night last weekend, a rare event these days since the birth of our second child.  I bought a new top for the occasion, threw on one of the three pairs of jeans that fit me, and gingerly stepped into heels I haven’t braved in over a […]

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Blazers and Cardigans and Chambray, Oh my!

Diapers and Diamonds looks forward to fall by looking back at summer. Jumpsuit: Gap (sold out, similar here and here) // Blazer: Akira (old, similar here and here) // shoes: Via Spiga // necklace: Mata Traders (old, similar here and here) Cardigan: Target (old, similar here and here) // top: Akira (sold out, similar here and here): […]

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I Just Wanna Wear a T-shirt!!!

As you read the title of this post, I hope you did so with a pleading whine, because that’s the tone I’m feeling most days.  Dressing up is exhausting.  Work is exhausting.  Kids are exhausting.  Sometimes I just don’t want to do all this adulting.  I want to binge-watch Netflix in my underwear and Facebook-stalk people […]

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