Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Bright Futures

I feel as though this happens every mid semester with my blog. I get caught up in work and schoolwork and push this to the back burner. I treasure my days off, so please forgive me for the absence.

It also didn't help that tumblr is having technical difficulties for photo posts, and that is where I actually post first because long story short, when I copy and paste it to blog spot, it looks better and the pictures are bigger. So sorry if pictures look smaller than usual.

BUT in light of all my complaining something wonderful has happened! I was selected to be part of the style ambassador's for Modcloth!

Hopefully this will lead to amazing things and I am so thankful for it! Hopefully there will be more on that soon!

The news of Modcloth makes me so happy and has me thinking ahead to what I want to do to make get this thing off the ground with more posts. This is defiantly the encouragement I needed! The idea of a brighter future is helping...and warmer weather! It''s nice that it has been somewhat warmer so I haven't had to wear huge jackets and scarfs!
Here is a more casual look of a lighter jacket, boots and a beanie! This is kind of nicer for my hectic days. I like to be casual, but not look like a bum. So the mix of the bright yellow with more understated neutrals like grey and navy make for a kind of fresh color scheme to the usual wintry blacks and browns. A little reminiscent of nautical and spring which is finally approaching.
Here is to the future!
Photos by Lindsey

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Fort Day

We all know Valentine's day as a day to celebrate love and the way Mike and I celebrate this day is with our long standing tradition of...FORT DAY!
We don't believe in fancy gifts or dinners, we believe in making this day all about what we love- all things fun, simple, and even a little childish.
This may also be the best way to celebrate on a budget as well!
Ideas for Valentines on a budget:
-Make a gift: this is full proof because this is really how you show how much you love your significant other. When you make something they can see all the love you put into it.
-Write a note/Make a list: this is what the day is about right? Showing them how you feel!
-Do something together: Make dinner, set the table, watch a movie, make gifts for each other together. Doing stuff together is the best way to bond.
-Make a Playlist: of every cheesy love song that reminds you of the person. Then listen to it
during your activities!
-Build a fort: Make a squishy, comfy place for you two to cuddle up and watch a movie.
This day doesn't have to be a cheesy day with heart shaped candys, expensive things and roses- It can be just another day spent together in a fun way.
Happy Fort day everyone!

Thursday, February 2, 2012


In light of my roommate being home from sicily, I am playing a little bit of a game of hookie today. I’m going to one class, but today is a self proclaimed mental health/ fun/ casual day.

It started out with some fake sunlight and some blue cheese and celery soup from Lockview which was amazing! now time for a little bit of class, then more play time!

What do you do when you play hookie?

Photos by Lindsey.