THESE are the people I come from. My father, Bruce, (Far left, 1968) recently had his DNA tested. I don’t need to; I look at this photo, and I understand myself. Completely. Yes, that’s my mom on top of the...
lace top A few readers have asked what to wear over our favorite high-neck swimsuits. It's a good question! They do create an interesting dilemma at the neckline. I've pulled together some dresses and traditional cover-ups as well as a few tops...
Have you guys tried Supergoop?  It is my hands-down favorite sunscreen.  Bold words, I know.  But here's the thing:  I'm always stuck in that gray area of wanting a "natural" sunscreen....but also needing a sunscreen that works.  Both of my...
I used to go to the beach with the intention of doing a little LLB:  Lounging, leisure, and beer.  Now when I go to the beach, I'm rarely able to sit down (forget lounging) for longer than a few...
At the end of last summer, I bought a wetsuit.  It wasn't a particularly cold summer, the water temp was...pleasant.  So there was no good reason that I had spent the majority of my time on the hot sand, watching (and...
The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is going on right now blah blah blah, over it yet? But yeah, as much as we’re genuinely LOVING this sneak peek into fall Nordstrom Anniversary Sale fashion picks, we’re not quite ready to let go...
We chatted about rash guards last year, Mamas, but I never pulled the trigger.  I'm not sure why - oh.  Yeah.  That.   So anyway.......this year we're doing the beach in a BIG way.  Like it's our job.  Which...
As promised, here are my favs....  TOP 1. Breezy Tunic, $68 The whole over-sized shapeless dress thing is so hard to get right.  Despite the obviously fabulous pooch-hiding abilities, these dress/top hybrids are often unflattering everywhere else.  The one?  NAILS IT....
Mamas, I recieved this charming email from Amber: Thank you so much for posting your sexy rash guards post.  I went right online and bought the JCrew suit.  I love it!   I love the suit.  It's well made.  Even my two boys...
Years ago my dear friend Sarah came to visit.  She was pregnant - uncomfortably so.  We thought hitting the pool might be soothing...except Sarah was not happy with her one bikini.  Her pregnant boobs were busting out of the...