Friday, August 29, 2014


Outfit Details:
top: BCBG
pants: via Loehmanns
necklace: small shop in New York
shoes: Talbots
sunglasses: Express
nails: Essie in Russian Roulette
lips: NARS in Jungle Red

Have great Labor Day weekend everyone!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Sitting on a Fence.... Literally

 Outfit Details:
top: Borrowed from the amazing Stylist Andy Ponti
jeans: Gap
hat: borrowed from my sister
shoes: Calvin Klein via Nordstrom Rack

This whole summer has been about reevaluating how I schedule/organize my life and how I choose to spend my free time. Days where I can choose what I want to do and that have nothing scheduled, are very rare. Lately I haven't even known what to do with them when they pop up.

For a little while I was contemplating cutting some of the many occupations I take under to make my work load a little more manageable. After a day of pretty much just thinking and sitting doing nothing, I came up with a hint of a solution to my problem. I need to have a schedule! I used to have one, granted a very loosely structured one, but it helped to organize all my tasks and when I needed to have certain things done or scheduled. My life has changed somewhat since that schedule/life organization was intact, so I can't necessarily go back to what I once had.... Which means: a new plan has to take form and then be introduced into my life.

I have a few ways of forming this life organization (because it not only involves work but getting my life in order) and am still working on the particulars. When I am finished coming up with an easily adaptable schedule to use depending on the type of day I have ahead of me I will share all of the details with you and how I am sticking to it. This type of life organization I am working on could be the answer for you as well-- pretty much anyone who has some type of freelance job, works for themselves, or has a type of job that is prone to change from week to week or even day to day.

So stay tuned and see how I am taking my life back into my own hands so, I can not only optimize my productivity for work, but also have a life and ENJOY IT!

How do you organize your life?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Cafe Attire

Outfit Details:

top: H&M
skirt: Urban Outfitters
belt: Forever 21
shoes: Aldo

The other week I actually had a Friday off! I needed to pick up my sister's dog so I decided to spend the day in Philly with her. Since she had work to do I took the chance to be productive as well. It was nice to take a break for lunch and have a different backdrop for my outfits for a change! It really got my blogging juices flowing! 

When I put this outfit together I immediately imagined myself sitting outside at a cafe somewhere. It was so perfect that there was a cafe across the street from my sister's apartment (which has delicious food btw)! So we did a little photo sesh before having a nice lunch. 

Since the skirt and top both have quite a bit of volume to them I chose a wide belt to help define my waste and break up the textures as well. The sky high heels helped elongate my legs so that the volume of the skirt didn't dwarf my legs. 

What do you all think of the outfit?

Photos by Katie Thombs

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Hot Pink Sling-backs and Garden Florals

Outfit Details:
shoes: Zara

Ever since I saw the floral dress I put in this post, I went on the hunt to find my perfect floral dress! Not an easy task I might add. So I asked Holly from I Heart Aardvarks Boutique if she knew of any dresses matching the description of what I was looking for. She came back with a few amazing options, this was one of them! Jon got me my 2 faves for my b-day, best guy ever! This was my favorite favorite! 

I got these shoes while in Miami and it so happened that Zara was having a super major sale! I don't have a lot of sling backs, or pink shoes so I figured this was a necessary purchase and plus they go perfectly with this dress! 

Btw loving Zara's new collections! Check it out! 

photos by Margaret Thombs