Want to do Dressemeber but you only have a few dresses? No problem, mix and match accessories to make 1 dress work 9 different ways! - illistyle.com

How to participate in Dressember when you only have a few dresses

You have seen my post about Dressember, then you know I will be wearing a dress every day in December in order to raise funds and awareness for International Justice Mission and the work they are doing to end slavery. (Read all about Dressember here)  In that post I invited you guys to: 1. Join Team illistyle by […]

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Caffeinated Crafters Link Party #26

There’s so much to celebrate this week! Of course, it’s Thanksgiving, but it’s also the six-month anniversary of the Caffeinated Crafters link up! We can’t believe you’ve been sharing everything you make with us for half a year! Cori from Let’s Eat Grandpa chose our fabulous features this week! Looks like everyone is getting fancy for the […]


Personalized Chalkboard Coasters + $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

If you are looking for an affordable personalized gift, these Personalized Chalkboard Coasters are a super fun choice.  I love being able to personalize gifts for those I love. I made these for a friend who has a witty sense of humor: I got all the supplies at the Target Dollar Spot And I simple chose […]

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Dressember 2014

Are you doing Dressember? Dressember is a collaborative movement leveraging fashion and creativity to restore dignity to all women.  Dressember is aligned with International Justice Mission, a human rights organization that works to rescue victims of slavery, sexual exploitation, and other forms of violent oppression. Those who participate in Dressember are supporting the abolition of modern […]

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My picks from the new TOMS for Target line

  I love the holiday season.  We celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas in our home.  We believe that this is a time of giving thanks to the Lord for how He has loved us as well as show that love to others through giving.  I am continually on the look out for ways we can practically […]

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Caffeinated Crafters Link Party #25

Whoo hoo, my friends! Thanksgiving is in sight and based on what you linked up for The Caffeinated Crafters Link Party last week, you’re getting ready! Our features were chosen this week by Abby from Albion Gould: Hello, my friends! It’s freezing in Chicagoland and we’re getting ready for a cozy winter here. It doesn’t […]


Fall Fashion + JORD Wood Watch Giveaway

Hey Guys! I love what is going on with Fall Fashion this year: comfy, cute, and totally wearable. As you guys know from my first Fall Fashion post back in October wedge booties are hot right now.  I am living in my grey booties and chambray button down. And can we talk about how excited I […]

Easiest Gluten Free and Dairy Free Pumpkin Dessert Ever - and it is delicious too! - illistyle.com

Easiest Gluten Free Pumpkin Dessert Ever

If you live in the USA then you probably know at least one person with a Gluten Sensitivity.  My mother in law, daughter, and I are all sensitive to gluten and my brother is allergic.  We have been gluten-free since 2013.  This means that all the old favorites are out… including Pumpkin Pie at Thanksgiving! […]