Thursday, March 22, 2012

People Let Me Tell Ya Bout My Best Friend

Happy Birthday to one of my favorite ladies on Earth! She is my soulmate
who I have more fun with that anyone. No matter how far we are apart, we will always be close.

<3 Love you Mandy!

Friday, March 16, 2012

Irish Goodies

Hopefully by now you know how much I love decorating and baking. I love celebrating holidays and theme parties. With St. Patrick's Day tomorrow, I started looking around for my favorite party ideas. Looks how adorable these dessert tables are! I LOVE!

I won't be hosting a party this weekend-I'll be in Boston. Very exciting! But maybe next year I can have an Irish festival like the ones below. I would certainly be serving up some Chocolate Whiskey Cupcakes...

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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Doorways > Parks

Blouse from Gap / Sweater from H&M / Pants from J Crew / Shoes from Target (old)

I'm finding lunchtime outfit shoots to be a great excuse to get outside. The sun has been shinning this week and we have been having such pleasant weather. Instant mood lifter!

I drove to a nearby park and ironically saw this backdrop and abandoned the natural setting. Who doesn't love an attractive brick wall / doorway outfit photo?

Anyway, I realized I don't often take outfit pictures in pants. I usually am wearing a skirt or dress of some sort. I think this is because I feel less creative in pants. Does that sound crazy? I bet it does. Any tips on feeling more stylish in dress pants?

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Apartment Swoon

Clock from Modcloth / Artwork from Anderson Design Group / Moose Print from Society 6 /
Bar from Accent Furniture Direct / Lamp from Target / Globe from Urban Outfitters / Couch from Anthropologie

As my one lease ends and another begins, I can't help but browse around online and swoon over some amazing items. I can finally paint my apartment so I hope to pick neutral wall colors and punch up the room with bright, fun accents. 

Monday, March 12, 2012

Monday Morning

This Monday is particularly difficult to get through between not sleeping this weekend and losing an hour due to Daylight Savings. So here are some recent photos from my phone because I cannot really think right now.
Need. More. Coffee.



Thursday, March 8, 2012

Wes Anderson From Above

Found this cute little number a few days ago and wanted to share with you guys. As you may or may not know, I am a huge Wes Anderson fan. I love this montage of shots from his films. His shots are always so detailed-with his choice of props, costumes and scenery. I suppose when you find a shot/style that works well for you, why fix it?

P.S. Do you have a favorite Wes Anderson film?

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Spreadsheets and Sunshine

Skirt from Francesca's / Necklace from Forever 21 / Bracelet from J Crew

Yesterday was a tough day at work. I was going cross-eyed from looking at so many spreadsheets so I decided at lunch time I needed a break. I headed out to a nearby park and decided to take some outfit pictures. The sunshine really did wonders for my soul and helped brighten my mood. For some reason, it never occurred to me before that I could take outfit pictures on lunch. I hope to continue this trend.

(Just in case you needed to see how much my spirits were lifted.)

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Style Aquatic

Modcloth posted these beautiful photos in their Style Aquatic Lookbook and I am swooning over them. Underwater photographs must be so incredibly difficult to capture but these show amazing movement and ease. So inspirational!

Friday, March 2, 2012

Seattle Style Wish List

Shirt from Modcloth / Scarf from Ruche / Pants from 7 For All Mankind c/o Amazon /
Bag from Piperlime / Flats from Banana Republic

Last week I posted about my ideal Portland outfit for the big trip next month. Today I'm sharing a Seattle outfit. I think layers is going to be key on this trip...and flats. Oh and I need a purse big enough to hold my camera, a tripod and at least one good travel book! We all know I will be taking photos like crazy...

Thursday, March 1, 2012

My Trouble Partner

To a friend who has pushed me to run races (both physically and emotionally), who has told me the harsh truths, who has made me laugh until I cry, and gotten into trouble along side me...

Happy Birthday Shadiah!