Man’s best friend

The 26th August was National Dog Day – a day to celebrate and encourage adoption of dogs everywhere. Since we have been in Atlanta we have adopted 4 boxers. Tennyson is our only dog right now and we adopted him almost 3 years ago. The kids have been asking for more dogs for some time, and since Rosie passed away I know Tennyson has missed a friend. So in our usual crazy, impulsive fashion we have decided to adopt not just one more, but two more boxers. We’re not sure which exact dogs Stanley and Stella are yet – the names are picked but not the dogs! We have two coming to stay with us this week and fingers crossed all will get along and they will stay for the long haul! Wish us luck!

In the meantime we celebrated Tennyson this week with lots of love and kisses!

Tennyson Tennyson 2 Tennyson 1Sneakers – Converse // Shorts – Mango (old – similar here) // T-shirt – J.Crew (old – similar here)

Thursday was chaotic – the school had a power cut so I ended up having an impromptu shopping trip with Poppy before heading for a haircut. Poppy as ever ended up returning home with something new – new Sam Edelman Pettys in the Labor Day sale – like mother, like daughter! They are lovely with a glitter heel and great for her to wear with jeans or skirts.

Girls Pettt


I wore my favorite Ancient Greeks for the day.

Mango top

Sandals – Ancient Greeks // Jeans – Zara (old) // Top – Mango (old – similar here)

Chadd did an amazing job as ever on my hair. I went for the undercut again so I can pretend I am super cool and trendy for my blogger party next weekend in NYC at the start of Fashion Week. I may have acquired a new dress to wear too – but you’ll have to wait and see!


Jumpsuit – New Look from ASOS // Flip flops – Havaianas // Lips – NARS Cruella

Now I’m off to host a sleep over for the kids and enjoy a thoroughly relaxing Labor weekend before we are overwhelmed with dogs 🙂



    • They are incredibly comfortable – the leather is so soft with minimal stitching so zero blisters! Well worth the investment – the just get better with age!

  1. Hi Joanna, you are a woman after my own heart, a fellow dog lover. Love the undercut too, these styles really suit you.
    Sue x

    • I can’t imagine not having a dog these days – they’re supposed to keep you calmer aren’t they? 🙂 x

  2. I love my dogs. A Labrador and a cairn terrier. We are a bit animal mad in this house we have rabbits and guinea pigs to.

    Love the hair and poppy’s new boots. Lucky girl.

  3. I love your wardrobe so much! The camo top is great (I’m loving camo at the moment) and also the jumpsuit. I have to say I’m more of a cat person but he is gorgeous 🙂

  4. You can so rock that haircut – looking fab as always Joanna. Jumpsuit is equally as fab, love them on you. Hoping all goes well with your new additions x

  5. You might want to read up on litter mate syndrome. I recently read an article about it. Very interesting.

I love hearing your thoughts and I will reply as soon as I can if you have a specific question! If you prefer email you can contact me at Thanks for taking the time to comment xx