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

What I’ll Miss About Living With My In-Laws

If all goes as planned, we will be moving back home next Wednesday. Our house won’t be finished, but it will be close enough that we can live comfortably until it’s completed. This means that we are closing in on our time at our in-laws, after living with them for over 6 months now. When […]

Good Dino Movie & Sweepstakes

This past holiday weekend was a flurry of activity. We kept ourselves busy with visiting family and out of town friends, and didn’t make a bit of a dent in holiday shopping. Since we currently have no home to decorate, we also skipped our usual Thanksgiving weekend tradition of acquiring a Christmas tree and hanging […]

black friday deals

1. Sweet Escape Dress via Shopbop 2. Embroidered Star Pumps via Anthropologie 3. Maison Off the Shoulder Dress via Shopbop 4. Ariana Flats via Shopbop 5. Downalicious Deluxe Vest via Athleta (I wear mine almost every day during winter, and it washes so easily on delicate cycle) 6. Lip Sheer in Raisin via Beautycounter 7. Turtleneck […]

Developing a Healthier Relationship With Coffee

Last year, after dealing with some persistent and nagging health issues, I elected to do a 21 day cleanse. For three weeks I eliminated a laundry list of items from my (almost) daily routine; from gluten and dairy, to alcohol and caffeine, I was able to feel a lot better than I had felt in […]

Planetbox Giveaway!

Following up on last week’s special 15% discount offer, I’m really excited to also be giving a Planetbox away! So, for those of you who didn’t have a chance to scoop one up, or it just didn’t fit into the budget, now’s your chance to still get your hands on one! I’m giving away the […]

Tullemoss Launch Weekend!

    If you recall from a couple of posts back, I have been helping one of my favorite local boutiques, Tullemoss, promote the launch of their new website and e-commerce site. The store owner and my business contact there have been working tirelessly to photograph, inventory and stock up the new site for shopping, […]

31 Healthy School Lunches in the Planetbox

I’ve been meaning to put this post together for some time now, and quite frankly my original goal was to get it up as a “back to school” post, but better late than never is my motto. We’ve now been living with my in-laws for close to 5 months, and packing these daily lunches for […]

Daily Style – Classy Hi-Tops

“Thanks to VSP Direct for sponsoring this post. I am part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network” Brown Leather Booties – Nine West; Fashion Frames – Nine West; Ankle Skinny Jeans – Paige Denim; Cardigan – Loft; Striped T-Shirt – Nordstrom (2 other really cute options here & here); Moto Bag – Rebecca Minkoff I’ve […]

Shopbop Annual Friends and Family Sale

At midnight the Shopbop 25% off Friends & Family event began, and I logged in at 12:01 to buy myself a pair of wide leg denim jeans I’ve been drooling over for weeks. High waisted and super elongating, these jeans are a welcome new silhouette to add to my closet after year after year of […]

Daily Style – Silk and Fringe

Silk Dress & Fringe Boots – c/0 Tullemoss Boutique; Bag – Rebecca Minkoff; Bodysuit – Free People; Ankle Jeans – Paige Denim; Bracelets – Tullemoss & Joyful Jewelry Box Last weekend I spent 3 nights in Ojai with Beautycounter. I earned the trip by hitting a sales goal for the months of June and July, which […]