Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Xhilarated

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Target is a dangerous place. I've consciously been avoiding the store because I'm essentially helpless against the financial black hole that is Target. The Target Effect - you go in needing/wanting one thing and you leave $100+ poorer. There's a comparable Whole Foods Effect that I'm also quite susceptible to... and to tell you the truth, I fell victim to both the other day.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Recipe: Lavender-Thyme Black Iced Tea [& cocktail!]

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Cheers to getting through Monday! It seems these days every victory is a big one. So, screw it. 
Let's celebrate!

Monday, April 21, 2014

Flutter Sleeves and Struggle Buses

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I realized I sort of fell off the map towards the end of last week, but things got a bit [read: super] hectic. Finals are coming up and the struggle bus has become my sole mode of transportation.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Recipe: The Cure Smoothie

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So, Saturday was pretty... rough. I'm sure you all know what I'm talking about but I was seriously suffering. This smoothie was the only thing that got my mind right enough to be able to think straight.. and actually do work! Miracle cure, for sure.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Matchup Monday: Zara v. Mansur Gavriel

Matchup Monday: The Bucket Bag
Somewhat surprisingly, one of the biggest trends right now is the bucket bag. Despite my surprise, I've always actually had a thing for them. I'm unsure if it's because they sort of sport an old lady vibe or because I simply find them unusual, but I remember swooning over this style back in middle school. Everyone knows Mansur Gavriel purses are to die for, but would Zara's MG-inspired bag fit the bill (in more ways than one) just fine? 

Friday, April 11, 2014

Fitness Friday!

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Oh Nike, you get me every time. Admittedly, I don't need anymore trainers. But I certainly want more. Even athletic shoes can't escape my footwear obsession. Plus, these happen to play up one of my favorite trends: neon details. I'd say I should make some room is my closet, wouldn't you agree? 

Thursday, April 10, 2014

New In: Back in Black

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I know. I know. It's finally spring and I'm still acquiring black pieces. Boots, no less! But I mean, if you ask me (which I realize you didn't), black is perfect any time. Despite how much I'm loving the pastels and sunshine, I can always come back to black.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Review: Georgetown Cupcakes

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Basically, Georgetown Cupcakes is amazing and you all need to go. The first time I had it was in Georgetown and I didn't know they opened up a new branch in LA until a few weeks ago. I can't believe how many delicious cupcakes I've missed out on. It's just...wrong.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Baked Rosemary Donuts with Lavender Glaze

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I like weird things. Every time I go to a restaurant, my friends know I'm going to order the weirdest thing on the menu. I really never used to be this way. I used to think that when I tried to explore something beyond my comfort zone, I always ended up regretting it. Well, my palate has changed since then and now I prefer the weird. I prefer knowing what I like and what I don't rather than not knowing. I like to try new things and learn more about myself in the process. This particular combination may not be the weirdest thing in the world, but it's definitely a unique variation of a classic, and something I wouldn't have wanted to try in my adolescence.