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Baby Times Two – 8 Week Update

Sale PSA: One of my favorite plain t’s, from Madewell, now just $16, a very pretty embroidered eyelet dress from Joie, now $131, an asymmetrical merino pullover (very flattering) from Eileen Fisher, now 50% off, and a striped shirtdress from Rebecca Taylor (very pretty and feminine), now $150. 

A few designer items originally from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale are now 60% off, including this Veronica Beard Dickey jacket, Alexander Wang black lace up dress, FRAME black skinny jeans (now under $100), and  and Rag & Bone piped blazer. Enjoy! 

Baby #2 is eight weeks this week, and I thought I’d post a little update on how everything is going. Thank you again for all your kind words of encouragement and comments – and I’m sorry I’ve been behind on the posting and responding lately. I hope I can catch up soon!

In the meantime, a few pieces of advice, and my thoughts on life with another baby –

1. First of all – it’s getting better! Because I’ll be honest, the first week was really hard. I basically forgot everything I ever knew about newborns and was in total shock that I now had created another life form that cried every hour. And if you think that might be your life for the foreseeable future…of course you sink into a pit of gloom. But it’s gotten so much better and I think if someone had just told me that line, over and over again my first week, I would have done a lot better. Sometimes you just have to hear out loud, what’s logical. It gets better. It gets better! Continue Reading


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Sale PSA: Quickly sharing two more items from the Nordstrom Anniversary sale I just picked up, a backup pair of these CZ stud earrings (I wear these for worry free occasions and often take them on vacation – they…


Life, Child Free

Sale PSA: The ever popular Puma creeper sole sneaker, currently 30% off on price match, an adorable candy colored vanity case from Globe-Trotter, now 50% off, a simple asymmetrical silk blend tunic from Eileen Fisher, now just $81, and…

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Traveling With A Toddler

Sale PSA: A camel cashmere bicolor coat from Max Mara, now 40% off, a draped short sleeve romper from Halogen, now under $55 (I picked up one in black), a pretty and quite sexy little black dress from Bailey…


Baby Update: Third Trimester

Sale PSA: An adorable slip on derby flat from Cole Haan, now 30% off (I love these! I wonder if I can wear without laces), a striped cotton knit sweater from Vanessa Seward, now under $140, a great casual…


Six Years and a New Addition

Today is Feather Factor’s six year anniversary….yes, six! Because I’ve been writing here for so long, and feel that the site has become such a part of my life, I wanted to share some news today with you all – that we’re…


Style (and More) After Baby

I’ve been receiving quite a few questions about how my style has changed after baby. This is a topic I addressed briefly earlier in this post, but I think you guys want more details…so I sat down and wrote down…