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Flower Friday

Blooms in this post from Stonestown Farmer’s Market: Dahlias, Amaranthus (aka Love Lies Bleeding), and Nigella Damascena (aka Love-In-The-Mist) I know it’s been a little while since I threw a little Flower Friday your way, but I’ve got a special treat in store for you guys. I have found the holy grail. Often times I’ve found […] Read more…

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Fantastic Finds

1. It’s a bold move, but asking for feedback during an interview can be a real game-changer  | 2. The cutest tea towel for the baker/chef in your life ($16) | 3. 25 Before-Afters you don’t want to miss | 4. Rings I’ve been eyeing for months (the Fantasia ring is my favorite)  | 5. Gorgeous time-lapse of blooming flowers | 6. The […] Read more…

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Disappearing Rhubarb Cake

The first time I tasted rhubarb was a little late in life. I was nineteen and has just moved to England to study. While the memories of that year have mostly faded now, the smell of rhubarb in the oven still manages to take me back to my friend’s kitchen where I tasted it for […] Read more…

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DIY Envelope-Style Pillow Cover

If you follow me on Instagram you probably saw my “jungle love” pillows featuring a stylish Tommy Bahama fabric, which is now on sale here! When I first got my sewing machine I was overwhelmed with excitement which quickly turned into fear. What on earth is a bobbin and how do I wind it? I kept telling myself […] Read more…

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Fantastic Finds: Fourth of July Edition

Welcome to the first installment of Fantastic Finds, a place where I can share articles, recipes, and whatever else I find interesting and fun! The first of the series is a Fourth of July edition. What are some summer essentials that you’ll have in tow tomorrow? 1. We’ll be using this perfect sized picnic blanket this coming […] Read more…

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Urban Jungle (Stow Lake)

Wearing: Socialite floral palazzo pants (similar here and here); white blouse (similar); vintage bag; Forever 21 sandals (similar); Banana Republic pave necklace (similar); South Sun beaded hand chain If you’ve ever been to San Francisco you know that summer months often require a jacket…and sometimes even a winter coat. The sun doesn’t tend to come out until […] Read more…

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Real vs. Steal Pink Flouncy Floral Dress

Zara Floral Print Dress ($80), Sheinside Pink Half Sleeve Blue Floral Ruffle Dress ($17) Tell me, have you ever purchased something you really loved at a price you were just ehhh okay with, only to find the exact same garment for a fraction of the price somewhere else? We’ve all been there, it’s not the […] Read more…

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