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ooh la laura

A life + style website featuring affordable and practical style, beauty secrets, diy projects, recipes, organization, and all the feels about motherhood and marriage.
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Ooh La Laura is a passion project and creative outlet of mine since 2014. You will find a new post every Monday, Wednesday and Friday as it relates to...
  • Style for all seasons
  • Budget-Friendly Beauty Buys
  • Details on our home projects
  • Inspiration + Organization
  • Recipes
  • Real talk: Motherhood + Marriage
  • Plus so much more

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Three Ways to Wear: Body Con Dress

You Can Dress it Up or You Can Dress it Down I picked up this Little Black Body Con Dress during my major H&M haul a few weeks ago.  This great basic piece is available in black, grey, khaki green and orange.  Today I am styling it three ways which basically makes this 12.99 LBD cost per wear ... VIEW POST

Bonus Room Makeover: Part One

Phase One Photo of the Bonus Room c/o the original listing in 2012 Before we begin, I should lay out the following facts for you: This room makeover is nearly two years in the making. It's still a big ol' incomplete on our to-do list. The ball is in my court. Okay, I think that ... VIEW POST

One Wrap Dress, Two Seasons, Three Ways

 Can't Quit You, Boo This Universal Threads wrap dress won't quit.  I can't even believe all the ways and number of seasons this $24.00 dress can style through.  I think you'll love me/it even more, when I tell you it's straight from Tar-jay.  I've got one wrap dress, two seasons, and three looks ... VIEW POST

Twenty Little Girls Night Out Ideas

[Little] Girls Night Out Once a month we give our kids the opportunity to have a one-on-one date with either mom or dad.  Not only do they receive a few hours of solo attention, but they also get to choose from a proverbial menu of activities.  A few weeks ago, A and I were on deck for a girls ... VIEW POST

Little Blue Dress

The Little Blue Dress That Could What's not to love? Bell sleeves: good, smocking: good, blue and white: good, pockets: gooood.  I picked up this smocked Little Blue Dress at Nordstrom Rack earlier this summer and now I see versions of it everywhere.  I actually picked up a nearly identical one ... VIEW POST