topshop (and friendship) for the win

January 6, 2017

I was about to award this top my favorite of 2016, as it snuck in right at the last second. But seeing as it is going to really get its milage in 2017, I’ll just go ahead and call it my favorite top of 2017.

I like this one so so muchly much, not only because it is perfect, but because it was the nicest Christmas present from one of my dearest friends. I, whose love language is not gift giving, did not think or anticipate giving or getting gifts from friends just because. But of course, my friend Brittany, who is that thoughtful and considerate, did think to be that nice, which makes it all the sweeter.

I’ve already worn it left and right around town, and even though the weather is bitterly cold, I’ll be making it work from now and well into the summer.

Topshop top | J Brand denim | Wonderland sunnies | Kate Spade bag | Kendra Scott necklace c/o



It has been within the last year that I’ve really started taking care of my face. I, who was once a self-proclaimed only-soap-and-water kind of gal, is doing the equivalent of an infinity number of 180s. I have a whole regime – and I’m talking microdermabrasion…

January 4, 2017

in and unfit

Staying in and being unfit is not my plan for 2017, as I am with everyone else – feeling the energy and the promise of a healthy, fruitful year – but it was exactly how we said goodbye to 2016. To ring in the…

January 2, 2017

new year’s eve look

Popping in to share a potential NYE look, in case you are still on the last second hunt. This romper from Pretty Pony Boutique actually served me super well during the holiday party season, and while my New Year’s plans are very low key (my…

December 29, 2016

merry christmas

From my little family to yours, just wanted to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. I hope the holiday weekend is filled with all the good stuff – peace and love and warmth and cinnamon rolls and family and friends and thoughtfulness and brown paper…

December 22, 2016