“Can I pull it off?”

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Style54 Comments

Disclosure: This post is a sponsored collaboration with Magnolia Pearl.  We received a great response from our last collaboration, so we decided to work together again!  As always, all opinions and words are my own. I saw a pair of shoes in an e-mail from Magnolia Pearl a few weeks ago and right away, I was smitten.  They look like … Read More

…and the stars go with you | magnolia pearl giveaway

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Style427 Comments

Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by Magnolia Pearl.  I am over-the-moon to be partnering with such a unique and amazing brand.  As always, all words and opinions are my own. I think it was my second year selling as a vendor at the Lucketts Spring Market and a couple of other vendors scurrying around the event, setting up their spaces … Read More

Lucca Purchases

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Favorite Things, Style, Travel12 Comments

One of the things I was looking forward to most about our day trip to Lucca was visiting Officina Della Pelle, the family-owned leather store I bought so many beautiful pieces from last year. Last year, I visited the leather store at the end of the day, so I wasn’t able to get any of my pieces monogrammed.  I was … Read More

free shopping resource & $250 RetailMeNot giveaway

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Holiday, Style289 Comments

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by RetailMeNot.  All opinions and experiences shared are, as always, honest and my own. It’s that time of year.  Along with the decorating and baking and parties, there is shopping.  (And wouldn’t it be nice to win an extra $250 VISA gift card to spend on some of those expenses?  Scroll down to enter the … Read More

Linenbees Giveaway

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Style1012 Comments

A few months ago, I was browsing around on Etsy and found a simple linen dress that looked comfy, but stylish.  I ordered two.  They are now a wardrobe staple for me and I’ve added more linen dresses to the mix. I also started working with that Etsy shop, Linenbees as a blog sponsor. The shop is run by a … Read More

leather boots & linen aprons

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Cleaning & care, Favorite Finds, Style44 Comments

If you’re observant, you may notice I have a favorite pair of boots.  They are my go-to for events, photo-shoots, videos, church, tooling around, etc.  Basically any time I need to wear “real clothes”. They are the Deerfield boots from LL Bean and Jeff bought them for me for Christmas a few years ago.  They don’t carry the exact style … Read More