Falling for Autumn

Washington Monument

  Fall is hands down my favorite time of year. The air gets a bit crisp, but the days are still warm. After a long, hot summer, the cooler days with definitely be welcome. And let’s not forget a month after…

PB&J Smoothie

PB&J Smoothie 2

Last week I was experiencing some mid-afternoon hunger pains (due to an uncharacteristically small salad for lunch), so I went to the bakery downstairs to check out my options. After perusing the sugary collection of sweet treats leftover from the…

Tomato Red

Tomato Red 3

Yes, Tomato Red is the color of the jacket according to the tag. I think more of retro red lipstick and hot rods, but hey, they didn’t ask me. When I saw this on the rack, it was one of…

Gym Gear Basics

Speedo Color Block Thin Strap

When the first person said, “Dress for success,” we know they meant business. But I find that this logic applies to other areas of my life as well, to include the gym. Face it: if you don’t have the basics…

Crop Tops and Midi Skirts

Crop Tops and Midi Skirts 1

Full disclosure: I’ve worn this outfit twice already, but just now got around to photographing it. Sometimes, there’s just not enough time (or light) in a day. I last wore this on Saturday to a dinner with friends at Sushi…

A Luau-Themed Engagement Party

How to Throw a Luau 4

Last weekend, my parents hosted an engagement party for E and me. They really went all out and made the night as special and authentic as they could. Once upon a time, we lived in Hawaii and mom had the…