Trending: Kimonos

Trending: Kimonos

I’ve been wanting a lightweight, fringe-y kimono for a while. The idea of a light jacket is a dream to someone who has MJD (major jacket dilemma). I never know how to dress for the weather, but this airy, open fabric is the perfect solution for finnicky forecasts.   Shop this look Good places to … Continue reading

Easy Drunken Mussels

Easy Drunken Mussels

Whenever I’m at a restaurant with mussels on the menu, I order it immediately. My boyfriend and I are suckers for the tasty ocean treats, and much to our surprise, we found that they were incredibly affordable to buy in the grocery store. ($6 for 2lbs on sale!) I adapted this recipe from Food & … Continue reading

3 ways to wear: Birkenstocks

3 ways to wear: Birkenstocks

We’re no stranger to the wide-strapped sandals seen on many fashion-forward women in the last few years. Thanks to the 90’s resurgence, Birkenstock’s have been given a new life, but with a modern update. The trend has some definite staying power, so embrace these chunky kicks, but in a fresh and modern way–follow the guide below. … Continue reading

Apartment Wish List

Apartment Wish List

I’m moving! And not only that, but I’m moving to my own place, which means free reign on decorating and making the place mine. Here’s what I’m coveting most, and confession: I’ve already got a head start on a couple of these items, including the awesome copper lamp from CB2 (I love the industrial look) … Continue reading

The 5 beauty products you NEED this summer

The 5 beauty products you NEED this summer

It’s finally warm, which means it’s time to lather on the sunscreen and chap-stick and head for the sun. I rounded up a few of my choices for maintaining that summer glow, not summer sweat! BeeSpa, hand and foot cream. $29.99 Whether you’re an active gardener, hiker, yogi or professional beach lounger, your hands and … Continue reading

May Wish List

May Wish List

Here’s a preview of the products I’m hoping to score this spring: 1. Theodora and Callum Scarf, $175. The print and color is so versatile, and I’m a sucker for any light blue and orange combo. 2. Timex ‘Originals’ mesh watch, $80. I’ve been after a new watch with a metal band for some time now, … Continue reading

Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day Gifts

You’ve got two weeks, no time, and no gift. Oh no. Fear not friends, I’ve done the shopping for you and compiled my finds into this handy Mother’s Day gift-guide. Green Goddess For your green-thumbed ma who’s never caught without her gardening gloves.   Print: Minted // Plant mister: Jayson Home // Gardening tools: Amara // … Continue reading

Spring trend: Baseball hat + giveaway!

Spring trend: Baseball hat + giveaway!

I was thrilled to receive the opportunity to customize my own baseball hat from 9th & Elm, who specialize in custom and monogrammed goods, jewelry and clothing. It’s perfect for spring and summer and the classic navy blue with white lettering will go with almost anything. I paired my cap with a spring midi-lenght skirt, … Continue reading

Spring outfit: Pastel pink

Spring outfit: Pastel pink

The drab winter days called for bright whites and pastel pinks. I paired a rosy cocoon sweater with a white peplum top, white jeans and a cool necklace to dress up my casual look. Buttery leather shoes tied my entire look together, but white sneakers could work, too. And then I took my look to DreamDry, where … Continue reading