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Here is a little interview I did for Brook at Redhead Reverie, an Iowa City mom blogger, for her feature Style Files. You can link to her blog here.  I had such a good time writing my answers!  Thanks again Brook!

Mom Style Files Informant: Holly from Style from the Sticks {#msfiles}

March 31, 2014 By Brook Easton

VITALS Age: 35 Hometown:  Grundy Center What You Do:  Stay-at-home mom Blog website: Style from the Sticks Style ID: Classic with bohemian and country twists (Picture casual Jackie O meets Jenny from Forrest Gump mixed in with a little Sandra Bullock from Hope Floats)   Describe your style in one word: Eclectic   Share with our readers the inspiration behind Style from the Sticks.  Before I became a stay-at-home mom, I worked in publishing and advertising.  But I also had a deep seated love for fashion.  I began Style from the Sticks because I saw an avenue to merge my love of fashion and writing.   Where do you find your style inspiration? Everywhere!  Celebrities, movies, magazines, old photographs, friends, my closet!   Do you pick a piece and then style around it or do you just throw everything together? Usually I ask myself what I have to do for the day.  Am I running errands or attending a meeting?  And put together an outfit according to the agenda.

“As a busy mom, I know how easy it is to get stuck in the yoga pant rut.  But your clothing is a way to express yourself and show the world your personality.  Be creative and true to yourself.  Don’t be trapped by trends.  Remember that you feel good when you look good.  You only get one life to look your best!”

“Thank you Holly for your style advice. I know I’m definitely going to use the tip about shoes {I knew I should have bought that nude pair of flats at Target}. Oh, the tip on starting with a different piece each time, that will make me step out of my style rut for sure.” -Brook

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