8.13.2014

30 (more) random facts about me



It's been a year and six months since I did my last 30 things post. A lot has changed! I should probably just start and not babble, huh? Let's go. Oh and all these photos are from Snapchat, hahahah.
  • I've been pescatarian for over a year and a half now!!!! 
  • I'm currently pursuing food photography which is basically my dream
  • On July 1st  I moved to Brooklyn
  • This year I took up ukulele and calligraphy — I like to play Free Bird and The Cranberries a lot
  • I have three new tattoos which makes a total of five. I want another! 
  • I love being out! This is soooo funny since in my last post I said I was a homebody.  Hahahahah not anymore! 
  • 25 is proving to be my best year yet
  • Some of my tracked tags on tumblr are: animal crossing, april ludgate, banana and peanut butter, interior design, lost in translation
  • I have a pretty morbid sense of humor. oops!
  • Snapchat and pastry addictions are very real for me 
  • I think it's important to go through loss to find out things about yourself. I think a lot of people take others / things for granted and it's nice to be reminded that we're just all human
  • I blush a lot
  • If I wasn't pursuing photography, I'd be doing interiors
  • I'M HAPPY (this is great)
  • I've been on a cookie kick lately — my two current favorites are lavender sea salt and rosemary chocolate chip


  • I work out in some form most days (so I can eat said cookies)
  • Stevie Nicks is definitely a huge inspiration to me when it comes to fashion. Witchy vibes ONLY
  • I love having projects to work on. I think it's super important to always be learning and always be creating
  • This year I've met some of the most incredible people. Stupidly thankful always
  • I'm pretty confident in myself and how I feel about things — I always try to be intuitive and insightful
  • My bed sheets are white and my towels are pink
  • I spent my 25th birthday in Costa Rica and it was basically the best thing to happen to me so far this year
  • I could eat avocado toast all day every day
  • Often found wearing Nike shorts under my dresses 
  • I love the skull emoji a lot and these are my recently used emojis
  • I am dating a total babe (hi babe)
  • Cookbooks are my favorite! I need them all 
  • Autumn is my favorite season. Summer was great but I can't wait for it to be over
  • I love that 90's fashion is coming back. I think it's great — kind of makes me a bit nostalgic but mostly I just like brown-nude lipstick and platform / jelly sandals.
  • I know most, if not all the words to Clueless. No shame



And another 30 done and done. I feel like these are kind of boring, hahah! It's so hard to come up with things sometimes. I mean, it just feels silly sitting here talking about myself to the internet. Says the girl with the blog...

It is what it is, I suppose.

Have you guys done one of these before? Link me! I love learning about people. Anyway, be back soon with some real posts. Pretty excited about 'em!



8.10.2014

i'm back!!!!



Oh, hello. It's been a while, hasn't it. I'm kind of the worst at this. I'm sorry.  It's okay though because things are different now and I feel good about it.

I'm in Brooklyn now! What's up New York~! I guess I'm not sure how to go about this because I don't really feel like the same person that I was when I started this blog. Things change, I've changed! I thought about doing another 30 Things post, what do you guys think? In the mean time: here are some snippets of my life lately; I'm so happy.

p.s. let me know what kind of posts you guys like seeing best! 

4.15.2014

Early Spring Favorites



Let's just start out by saying that I am so stupidly thankful the snow is gone. Now I can only hope it stays that way *fingers crossed*. I'm not normally that into spring to be honest. I dig summer, love fall, and winter is pretty enough for me to deal but there's just something very meh about spring weather for me. Those in-between days where it's too windy to go sans-jacket but if you're in the sun long enough it's just ugh, sweltering? I can't get behind it. That said, all I want is sun and I don't care if I need light layers. I will do it as long as there is no more snow. And with that, all the pretty berry shades I own will be used a little less and the peachy ones a bit more. You know, cuz I'm predictable and all. 

When I got my hair cut in January (best haircut eva) my stylist recommended the Moroccan Oil Glimmer Spray. Basically does what it says +  protects your hair against sun and a bunch of other elements. Considering it hit 80º here on Sunday, I'd say this is a definite must for the warmer months. It's been a daily-use product for me and I couuuld live without it but like, why would I want to? 

I'm back in the Burberry game, back to the first perfume I ever wore (and stuck to) and I still love it all the same. It's such a light, sexy scent which is one of the reasons why it'll be on rotation all throughout the spring and summer. 

Face/base wise, I've been fairly consistent these past few months. Cleanse, tone, and moisturize with the Fresh's Lotus Moisturizer. It's super light on the skin which is reaaaaally important to me. It keeps my skin feeling perfectly hydrated and supple and I love it. The smell is pretty lovely too. For foundation I've been using Bobbi Brown Longwear quite a bit. It's so glorious and I'm not sure why it took me so long to try. Sometimes I mix it with primer for a lighter, daytime coverage and then I'll build it up for nights out. It's incredibly versatile and the shade range is pretty great. I really want to check out the BB cream next — do any of you recommend it?

Moving on to MAC. Ahhh, who doesn't love some classic MAC shades? I bought Harmony so long ago and was obsessed, then I fell out of love (as one can sometimes do), and then rediscovered it not too long ago. What the hell was I thinking? It's the perfect spring contour if I don't want to go all out with NARS Laguna. It's subtle and it's matte — plus it looks good paired with all my favorite peachy pink blushes. For lips I've been sticking with nudes/browns; must be the 90s thing going on. Anyway, Modesty is amazing and very similar to Patisserie except it's less pink and more nude. 

I'll probably do a follow up post / monthly favorites posts after this but I just thought I'd talk about my favorite things as of late. What are you guys loving?!



3.05.2014

BASE range


Base Range / baserange.net

While I tend to daydream of warmer weather, lacy underthings, and unlimited glasses of the perfect Pinot Noir, I can't help but lust over the comfier lookin' pieces sometimes. Especially in this frigid weather; some high waisted jersey bottoms and a cup of the best chai w/ almond milk seems a bit too perfect for me. And who says these aren't sexy, eh?

On one hand, I could see myself (for sure) donning these little babies in the cooler months and yet I can also definitely see myself lounging around the house in them in the summer months. Pairing something like the Classic Longsleeve Linen Jersey shirt with those cute knee highs (which I am a huuuuge fan of) equals the perfect lazy Sunday uniform. I can picture it: windows open, a slight breeze through the curtains, lazing around in bed casually popping raspberries into my mouth. Bring on the brunch.

Aside from adorable underthings, Base Range has some great loungewear and even a bit of outerwear. It's all about that effortless modern aesthetic that I'm into. They also have bras that don't look like they were only made for small chested ladies, which is a big A+++ in my book. Their minimalistic yet chic designs are what's keeping me interested because as we all know: sometimes less is more. Plus, I'm a sucker for anything that'll make me feel a bit more feminine. I'm just that kind of girl.

What do you guys think of Base Range? What are your favorite pieces / other places to shop for underthings?!

3.03.2014

moodboard: cinq



I don’t want to live, I want to love first and live incidentally.” 


PSA: I'm kind of over the cold. Since moving back to the East Coast from California, I've encountered quite a few snow storms, state of emergencies, and possibly too many cups of tea. I'm ready for warm(er) weather. Lazy days mean that moodboarding is back in full swing, as is my peach obsession (oops?). It happens.

These beauty-wants aren't much of a suprise — at some point I'll to replenish the Diptyque Do Son solid perfume that my lil bb Zack got me for Christmas, and I've been eyeing up the EDP. I do really adore the solid though, so I may have to just get another of those. /indecisive. And while I love me some Klorane dry shampoo, the new Bb Prêt-à-Powder looks pretty freakin' amazing. Aside from it being dry shampoo, it'll be great to use on clean hair days for a bit of extra oomph. I have a mini of Benefit's Watt's Up but at some point I'll cave and purchase the full size. It is one of the best highlighters ever, isn't it?

My current daily bag should probably not be used as a daily bag and lately I've been on a bucket bag kick. This Jujumade bucket bag looks perfect and is giving another contender a run for it's money.  It's too perfect. Toooooo perfect.

If you're not familiar, I'm really into Fleetwood Mac. I saw this print of Stevie and feel like I pretty much need it in my life. Keeping with the slight witchy theme in my life, this Two Moon cuff is calling my name but dang, that price is keeping me far, far away.

Housewares-wise, I'm loving the look of this Marbled Pinch Pot to keep my rings and dainty things in. It's the perfect nude shade if you ask me. Plus I feel like a bit of rose gold would look amazing set inside it. Lastly, a jasmine scented candle by A.P.C. Floral scents for Spring? Yeah, that kind of cliché.

It's nice to be back. Now gimme some sun, pretty please. 

/ quote by Zelda Fitzgerald 
/ photos via Lotte Janssens + Magdalena Nishe

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