Author Archives: Andrea Howe

Andrea is the founder of For The Love Of, a lifestyle blog dedicated to approachable, modern living. She writes about style, her love of DIY, and living a healthier life through wholesome, nutritious cooking. She is also a regular contributor at Babble.
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You can find Andrea on Instagram @andreavhowe and @gwynethmademedoit

My New Site Is Live!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin After many months of planning and designing, my new blog, Howe We Live, is now up and running, and I’d love to have you come take a peek. Going forward I will no longer be updating the site here. Style, Food & Wellness and DIY posts will direct to my […]

Shopbop Sale Time!

A couple of times a year, Shopbop puts just about their whole site on sale, and now’s one of those times! Currently, you receive 25% off your entire purchase, up to $500, and 30% off if you spend over $500 – use code MAINEVENT16 at checkout. I’ve grown to really love Shopbop for the simple […]

Introducing Leia & Gymboree Giveaway

This post is sponsored by Gymboree, although all opinions are my own. I appreciate your support of brands which help keep this site up and running. Visit Gymboree’s back to school shop.  Despite our best efforts to slow things down, life has continued to move at fiercely fast pace in 2016. So much has happened this […]

An Unexpected Perfect Gift for the Tween In Your Life

Folks, Taylor turned 11 last month and we are officially parents of a tween girl. I’m not going to lie, things have been challenging the last few months, but we are working tremendously hard at trying to figure it out with our little girl. It’s a balancing act between raising a confident girl who thinks […]

Daily Style – Laid Back Prep

Blazer & T-Shirt – J. Crew; Denim by AG, flats by Steven & Sunglasses by Wildfox, all purchased through Shopbop save 25% off with code INTHEFAM, Bag – Rebecca Minkoff I can’t believe it’s already been 3 weeks since I flew out to DC and visited the White House. I’m promising to get my post […]

Shopbop Spring Sale

Hey there friends! Popping in real quick to let you know that the Shopbop Annual Spring Sale is in full swing and ends tomorrow night.  Depending on your spend amount, you get anywhere between 15%-25% off your total purchase, and of course free shipping. You can also connect your Amazon account to your shopbop account […]

Bathroom & Master Bedroom Home Reno Update

I sound like a broken record here, but things have been busy at home as we continue to unpack and settle in. Last weekend we finally unloaded the huge shipping container that held the remaining contents of our home, and half the stuff either made it back into the house, and the other half got […]

Healthy Eats In Our Fridge

Hey there dear blog readers. Apologies for the silence over here the last couple of weeks, I feel like there’s so much to catch you up on I don’t even know where to begin. Biggest news though is that we ARE HOME!!! We moved back home almost 2 weeks ago, and so the last several […]

Cute Little Babes Giveaway for Cool Baby Clothes

 I’ve shared with you before that when Taylor was first born, I tried my hand at starting a kid’s clothing line called Baby Taylored. Specializing in graphic tees and easy slip on pajama pants, I poured countless hours of time, energy and emotion into my line. We experienced a decent level of success in local […]

What Worked In 2015

Last year, I wrote a post detailing the different things that worked for us throughout the year. Changes in products, routines, or simply sticking to things that already felt right, the exercise of looking back and reflecting on the good, with how life went right, instead of how it went wrong, felt unabashedly positive and […]