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Ian and I recently did our engagement photos, and I decided it would be fun to do it ourselves vs a professional photographer. I know hiring someone would have probably yielded better quality photos but we both are very happy with the photos we got. Reasons I did this: 1. Engagement sessions are usually a good way to choose a wedding photographer and kind … Read More Doing your own engagement photos
On my recent shopping trip I scored this maxi on the sale rack from Charlotte Russe, it was the only maxi in size “small” and I had to get it! Back then when I was in high school, I remember maxi skirts and dresses being the “it”, but none of them would fit me because I was too short. I haven’t changed much in … Read More Maxi skirt
For visual readers (lol…jokes), the above are recent pictures taken with my DSLR….I am enjoying photography in spring because everything is so alive. The ferry is in a small cute historic neighborhood close to where I live and hopefully in future I’ll share more photos, the picture of me standing is me practicing focus points and manual shooting…I get so thrilled when I … Read More Time
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“My thoughts are stars I could not fathom into constellations” – John Green “I write because I do not know what I think until I read what I say” – Flannery O’Connor “To be nobody but yourself in a world that’s doing its best to make you somebody else, is to fight the hardest battle you are ever going to fight. Never stop fighting.” … Read More Self potrait
Today was weird, I woke up thinking I had the day off and was really confused when work called me to go in….ooppss!, I can’t keep track of my days anymore.. I also can’t wait for this week to end, its been hellish, but I am trying to stay positive. Do you guys ever miss school/classes?, I do.. I miss learning new things and … Read More Stripes simplicity
Our mission in life is not to merely survive but to thrive, and to do so with some passion, compassion, humor and some style I am glad to see my sister has some stripes obsession like I do. I hope y’all have a great start to the week, I am definitely looking forward to mine hoping to achieve a lot this month. Enjoy the … Read More Street style inspiration – sister
I have been enjoying reading other blogs and seeing everyone’s take on Valentine’s day and their outfits…so fun This year for valentines I will be wearing a dress I bought last year from dailylook for a different “dress-up occasion”, it is one of my favorite dresses in terms of quality and style. Since February is somewhat cold here (esp at night) and I hate … Read More Valentines
Last week was literally one of my hardest weeks at work, at one point I felt like bursting into tears because of how crazy everything was getting and am glad I work with some really helpful people. But these kind of days make it worthwhile when you have some days off. All that aside, this was the most epic weekends I’ve had in a … Read More Working for the weekend
I think summer came early in the pnw and am not complaining, the weather has been gorgeous all week and I finally got to enjoy it today, even though I have become accustomed to the rainy and cloudy days. My work week has been very eventful and I couldn’t wait to get a break from all of that, and soak up on some vitamin … Read More Do me a solid.
Hi guys, A few days ago I got to wear my new romper out. I definitely can’t wait to wear it in the warm summer days. Remember my “oh for Pete’s sake” post, the top I wore in that post has the same pattern as my romper, ha!, I bought them together at f21, the fabric is different though….so not the same clothing (as … Read More Romper daze
So my sister did a remix with this cute print top, styling the top with a skirt and pants. I love them both but I have to say the skirt wins it for me!, for starters, shopping in Kenyan markets almost guarantees unique finds like the dress top. I think the print is rather unique, have you seen/do you own a print like the … Read More REMIX: sister style
This is definitely my favorite winter dress from F21. It was love at first sight when I saw it one lovely evening after binge-watching madmen and feeling very “1960s”. I adore 1960s fashion like no-one does!!!, so cute and perfect. Lately I have been finding a lot of inspirational personal blogs that have sparked something inside in terms of fashion. I hate dressing … Read More Peter pan collar dress.