dreaming of europe in my pjs

Last summer I was able to visit Europe for the first time; in fact, it was my first time out of the country since I moved back to the United States at almost eight years old. Traveling to other countries and experiencing different cultures stole my heart and opened my eyes in innumerable ways. Ever since, […]

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that 70s show (halloween)

The day after I shared my love for the 90s, I coincidentally had an audition for a show set in the 1970s. I then immediately realized how much I love the style of this decade too (like a good pair of flares) and have been trying to convince myself for a couple years now that I do not […]

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the red dress

You know how sometimes you come across an item of clothing that’s so perfect, you can’t pass it up under any circumstance? Case in point – this dress. This red dress. I stumbled upon it at the Rose Bowl Flea, and the collar, the buttons, the fun print, the cinched waist, the flattering cut- all […]

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thrifting

I am by no means a thrifting expert, but since my move to LA 3.5 years ago, it has become one of my very favorite hobbies. In fact, a majority of the clothes I now own are secondhand. And I love it – for three reasons. I can buy clothes that I normally couldn’t afford […]

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repurposing our china cabinet : part two

This past weekend we finally buckled down and finished our china cabinet (after our first afternoon working here). We knocked the rest of it out in a few hours, and it’s so rewarding to be done. Since this is my (our) first time repurposing a piece of furniture, we learned some things along the way. […]

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repurposing our china cabinet

After an exhausting day at the beach Saturday (the sun just drains you, ya know?), we got to working on repurposing our china cabinet on Sunday. We started with the doors and the shelves and will be tackling the body of the cabinet this upcoming weekend. We sanded the yellow paint off, wiped them down, […]

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flea market finds

I mentioned before that we made a trip to the Melrose Trading Post this past Sunday. It was only our second trip to this particular flea market, but I’m loving it. Admission is $2, but if you print off their coupon under “Customer Connection”, it only costs a buck (yes, this is how frugal we […]

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my sister’s visit part two

While in Santa Monica, we had to stop at a photobooth (I’m a sucker for those). And hey, a picture of me too! After our full day of shopping on Friday, we decided to…shop again. This time we went to Abbott Kinney, and I don’t know why I delude myself that I will ever be […]

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santa monica

Last week I decided that we should try to make plans every day to get out and explore LA. Once February 4th rolls around, Whitney will be spending his week days at work (and I’ll be figuring out my life and schedule, etc. etc. as well), so we really need to take advantage of our […]

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south congress avenue

As our weeks in Austin draw to a close, our appreciation for the city and Texas has grown. I’m so glad that my cousin was able to visit (for our wedding) not only so she could finally enjoy this great city, but also because it would force us to go out and enjoy Austin. We’ve […]

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