Posted in May 2012

DIY: Scalloped Lace Jean Shorts

It usually takes me awhile to warm up to a trend, at least enough to try it myself. I’m more of a classic kind of person who relies on flattering cuts and simple lines. But two particular trends that have surfaced recently remind me of vintage clothes I adore, but with a modern twist: The … Continue reading

Do you ever feel like your style doesn’t match what you actually wear sometimes? I feel like I don’t dress to my potential if I don’t have a certain occasion to do so. Where do you find the motivation?

Books I’m Bringing to the Beach

Today I went to the library with my mom to check out some books for vacation. I LOVE that I have the time to just enjoy a simple beach read. You’d think that as an English major that I would have had loads of time to read, but I didn’t really(outside the many texts I … Continue reading

Flea Market Finds

Today, I headed over to the annual St. Ursula‘s Festival nearby with my parents. We arrived too early for any of the booths or games, but just in time for the flea market. Probably my mom’s and my FAVORITE thing to do is to find hidden treasures at yard sales, flea markets, and resale shops. … Continue reading

Picture Frame Whiteboards

During my senior year of college, I was one of the few lucky enough to live in a townhouse with three amazing roommates. Our kitchen had significant wall space so we knew we had to fill it with something cute and crafty. We were inspired by my roomie Ali’s friend and her amazing blog, Coda, … Continue reading

6 College Graduation Party Do’s and Don’ts

Today, I celebrated my college graduation with many of my family members, my boyfriend and his family, and my friend Shannon. We decided to keep the event pretty low-key, nothing too fancy or decorated, and just focus on spending time together and eating. Conveniently, the event also landed during Memorial Day weekend, so it was … Continue reading

My Style: Pinterest Picks of the Day

Source: eshakti.com via Marissa on Pinterest Source: wheredidugetthat.com via Marissa on Pinterest Source: topshop.com via Marissa on Pinterest Source: polyvore.com via Marissa on Pinterest Source: modcloth.com via Marissa on Pinterest Source: simplyme091909.blogspot.com via Marissa on Pinterest Source: polyvore.com via Marissa on Pinterest Source: polyvore.com via Marissa on Pinterest Source: polyvore.com via Marissa on Pinterest Source: … Continue reading