How To Find Your Passion

Is passion coded into our DNA? It’s certainly embedded in our culture. It’s become a shameful thing to not have a passion. Whether it’s making tiny sweaters for rodents or discovering a cure for Alzheimers, it almost seems as though the world doesn’t care what your passion is, just so long as you have one….

Grateful. Thankful. Blessed.

I got my first place! Located in beautiful Queen Anne, my little apartment (although lacking furniture) has brought me so much joy! Check out my view… that’s Mt. Rainier behind the Seattle city skyline!

How To Decorate Your First Place

I’ve spent the past few days indulging in virtual tours of apartments that I probably can’t afford. It’s sort of like binge watching a show on Netflix… It’s totally addictive, you’re living in a fantasy, you feel guilty because you’ve been completely unproductive all day, but you have to watch one more!

How to Eat Barnacles

Nobody tells you how to eat a barnacle… and unless you’re a Food Network regular you probably didn’t realize they were edible let alone considered a delicacy in many cultures. No one told me how to eat a barnacle. A few drinks deep a waitress brings an overflowing bowl of something very prehistoric out… I’ve…

Why I Don’t Want to be a “Fashion Blogger”

I used to be a “fashion blogger”. I used to beg my boyfriend to take me downtown to look for cool walls to shoot “outfit of the day” photos in front of. And I admit- these outfits were usually inspired by other fashion bloggers and completely lacking in originality… not only that but they were…

15 Signs You’re a Basic B!@#$

Do you own a diverse collection of Bath & Body Works’ scented candles?… Is your favorite coffee house Starbucks?… Do you have a piece of artwork in your home that reads: “Live. Laugh. Love.”? If you answered yes to these questions- then you’re at risk of being a basic b!@#$ What is a basic bitch…

Is the Makeup Industry Being Taken Down by One Woman?

The $55 billion dollar beauty industry should be afraid, very afraid. Harvard business student Grace Choi has created an at-home 3D makeup printer- capable of printing out eyeshadows, creams, lipsticks, etc. How is this possible? Grace developed her product based off of one thought: “The makeup industry…charges a huge premium on something that tech provides…

The Problem With Fast Fashion

Fast Fashion– noun; a term used to describe cheap and affordable clothes which are the result of catwalk designs moving into stores in the fastest possible way in order to respond to the latest trends. The fashion industry has had an overhaul in the last 15 years. Distinct buying seasons and a focus on quality have…

5 Insanely Fashionable Women You Need to Be Following on Instagram

If you’re anything like me then you’re a little obsessed with Instagram! Let’s face it, photo stalking your favorite fashionistas has never been easier (or more fun!) Here’s my list of inspiring ladies that you should be following on Insta right now! Warning: jealousy may occur! 1.) Nicole Warne @garypeppergirl This girls’ got talent- model,…

Dressing for the Desert

What does one wear in the desert… A Free People Dress and some lattice heels obviously! We shot these photos in Joshua Tree- a beautiful and mystical place outside of the Palm Springs area where thousands go to rock climb, camp, and take photos. Could you imagine a more perfect setting for this boho inspired…

Sally Draper Is All Grown Up

Featured in Vanity Fair’s May issue is the lovely Kiernan Shipka- the 14 year old actress best known for her role as Sally Draper on Mad Men. Can I just say, I DIE! What do you all think?! P.S. hear more from her interview with Vanity Fair here!