If this outfit were a cocktail: pink floral kimono = gin + grapefruit + lime

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Sunglasses: thrifted | Kimono & lace tee: Forever 21 | Denim: AG Jeans | Booties: Target

If this outfit were a drink, it'd be something like this cocktail I made this weekend.

If you like things less sweet, you can get rid of the simple syrup & add more lime.


2 oz floral gin
1/2 oz st germain
juice of 1/2 a lime
juice of 1 grapefruit 
splash simple syrup 



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Denim on Denim (Again)

Monday, June 22, 2015


Shirt, pants, and tote: Banana Republic | Necklaces: Forever21, Julie Nolan Jewelry, available here
Rings: vintage, Banana Republic, Anthropologie | Pumps: Payless Belt: thrifted

If I had to make an estimate, I would guess that 50% of the time I am wearing denim. 60% of that 50%, it is more than one denim piece at a time (great examples here). Soooo...that's a lot o blue jeans.


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Rachero Breakfast Tostadas, from the Sprouted Kitchen Cookbook

Wednesday, June 17, 2015


My boyfriend and I made these as a Sunday morning treat. They're so, so simple, and are a perfect breakfast option if you're like me and have serious salt/savory cravings first thing in the morning.


The recipe comes from one of my favorite cookbooks, the Sprouted Kitchen. It was written by Sara Forte, who writes Sprouted Kitchen blog - which is full of lovely, inventive ideas for using fresh produce. Essentially, this breakfast is a tortilla, a glorious black bean/bacon mash, green onions, avocado, cilantro, and egg - topped with a bit of salsa and sour cream, of course.

Takes about 15 minutes to prepare, but feels occasion-worthy and considered. It's delicious.


Sara shared the recipe with Bon Apetit Magazine, here it is!



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Mustard Skirt

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Tank: Banana Republic | Skirt: Forever 21 | Shoes: Nine West, available here | Tote: Target 

A quick grocery run in some rare June sunshine. Taking my shirt's advice.


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Comfort food: chicken tikka masala

Monday, June 15, 2015

[image & recipe via Bon Apetit

I made this for dinner a couple weeks ago at the suggestion of my culinarily inclined sister Michelle (who is starting a blog!) - it was a warm, needed, velvety treat. It took a full day of work (and can someone please explain to me why tumeric stains EVERYTHING it comes in contact with????) but it was worth it. 

The recipe is here, if you've got a day to kill and a craving to satisfy.


Have any great recipe suggestions? I'm always looking so feel free to send them over. 


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How to dress when you'd rather Zzzzz...

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Sweater, tote, jeans, and flats: Banana Republic | Shirt: Piperlime (RIP) 
Necklace: Forever21 | Lipstick: Sephora "Call Girl" 

Worn to work a while back, before my hair started to grow out again. 

Back in November 2012, I listed out the 5 different moods I usually dress in - this outfit is another perfect example of #5: snuggly person who doesn't ever want to get out of bed. This is what I wear on the days I'd rather stay under the covers.




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bare shoulders, bold patterns, men's shoes: Current Summer Loves

Friday, June 12, 2015


Some trends I can't get enough of as summer begins.


Off-the-shoulder tops 

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Hair accents 


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Monochrome/Allover patterns


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Menswear inspired Footwear

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All of these images are on my Pinterest page


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