Birthday post // 37 things I've learned

25 March 2015

1.    Love myself.
2.    White should be worn year round.
3.    Blue Orchid by White Stripes always puts me in a great mood.
4.    Never turn down a pumpkin donut.
5.    Hard work sometimes doesn't pay off and that's o.k.
6.    Eric Clapton is perfect on a Saturday morning.
7.    8 hrs. of sleep is always needed.
8.    You don't need to capture everything for the sake of an Instagram.
9.    Write more.
10.  Mom was right your ears should always be covered when it's cold out.
11.  Always be there for a friend.
12.  Eat bacon in moderation.
13.  DVR every Dateline possible.
14.  I will never be successful at blogging and that's o.k.
15.  I dislike mountain climbers and burpees.
16.  Mascara is perfect to hide those few grey hairs making an appearance.
17.  Allow your concealer to sit for a few minutes before blending in.
18.  Skin care is important and should be taken seriously.
19.  Never underestimate the power of a bright lip color.
20.  Disconnect every once and a while and enjoy your life.
21.  You can never study too much.
22.  Apple cider vinegar is great for hear burn.
23.  Don't text - CALL your girlfriends.
24.  Gold Bond cream is your skin's best friend.
25.  When you are sorry say it don't wait.
26.  Invest in a good pair of jeans and black heels.
27.  Do not bike ride in anything else besides tennis shoes + socks.
28.  Run as much as possible.
29.  Camping is fun , with the right people.
30.  Hike , hike , hike.
31.  A long lasting manicure requires more than 3 coats of polish.
32.  Work hard and push yourself beyond your limit,
33.  Travel as much as you can.
34.  Be nice and friendly to everyone.
35.  Baby oil removes eye make-up like a boss.
36.  Cut your parents some slack - they are not perfect.
37.  Save all your parents voice mails.

*36 Things I learned (here)

01 // Music for the Masses

17 March 2015

After their 7 year hiatus Modest Mouse is finally back with a new album called Strangers to Ourselves . They've shared a few of the songs off the new album such as "Lampshades on Fire" , my personal fave "Coyotes" , "The Best Room" , "Of Course We Know" and "The Ground Walks, With Time In A Box". I'm anxious to listen to the rest of the album and finally have Modest Mouse back on the road and I hear there's even talks about another record being release after this one - fingers crossed for that one. For now lets enjoy Strangers to Ourselves .

Buy here 

02 // Style Inspiration

16 March 2015

style inspiration

denim jacket  | tee | swimsuit | silk top | dress | denim | sandals | sunnies

Spring has arrived and it's about that time to put away chunky sweaters, puffer jackets and the rest of my winter clothing. Now it's time to start adding some new pieces into my spring/summer wardrobe and here is some that are on my list. What's on your spring / summer list ?

02 // What's in my weekend bag ?

11 March 2015

On weekends I don't like to lug around my large tote unless I need to so most weekends my bag is something small enough for the things I need and easy enough to be hands free. I received this cross body bag for Valentine's day from my wonderful husband and I love it. The color is perfect for any season and it's versatility is a plus. My cross body bag collection is beginning to take over my closet.

bag //  J.Crew

pouch // Madewell

sunglasses // Warby Parker

phone case // J.Crew

notepad // Moleskine

pen // Delfonics

lip balm // Anthropologie

lotion // NiveĆ”  (Target)

perfume // Lovely -SJP roll on travel size

lip color // Maybelliene - Coral Crush #515

eye shimmer // Elf Cosmetics

02 // My life lately ...

26 February 2015

Wanting //  This sweater is tugging at my heart strings.

Planning // After watching Mile Mile & A Half I'm anxious for the weather to get a little bit warmer so we can go hiking and camping.

Loving // I am a huge Pulp fan and singer Jarvis Cocker recently did an interview with Pitchfork and so much of what was in that interview resonated with me. Everything happens for a reason and this article came to me when I needed it. Jarvis talked about authenticity , disconnecting and creating if you'd like to read article here .

Listening // I heard Tobias Jesso last week and I love love love his song How Could You Babe his album Goon is set to come out next month and I can't wait.

Watching // I recently watched Obvious Child with Jenny Slate and it was hilarious. I love Jenny Slate she's hilarious and so witty. The movie was adorable and definitely worth a watch.

Obsessing // Loving Corina 's blog + Instagram feed Cocorrina. She's one talented female with an eye for all things lettering. Check out her blog and you can thank me later.
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