Midsummer Dresses

With the Nordstrom Anniversary sale in full swing and the ubiquitous “Back to School” signs cropping up in every store, the Midwest temptation to pull out your chunky sweaters and pumpkin Pinterest recipes is strong.  But let’s slow our roll here, ladies, and not forget that IT’S STILL JULY!!  Summer isn’t over yet, and we […]

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Babymoon: Spa Edition

As I’ve written about in a previous post, I am a big believer in traveling sans kids every once in awhile to maintain your sanity, your identity, and your relationship.  So when hubby and I found out we were pregnant with baby #2, one of the first things we talked about was when to schedule […]

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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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Olive is the New…

I’m the first to admit that I have a problem: I wear too much black.  I’m obsessed.  Black hides a myriad of transgressions—dirt, baby spit-up, muffin tops—and it looks so consistently sleek.  It’s the richest, deepest, most elegant, and most forgiving of all the colors.  My love-affair with black goes back decades, and I may […]

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