Friday, November 30, 2018

Fromage Friday

Today on the blog we are celebrating one of my favorite food categories... CHEESE!!!  Over the last few years we've become increasingly interested in cheese (I mean my original love for cheese developed at a young

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Winter Throwback Thursday: Winter Through the Years

Personal Style is a thing that is ever evolving.  Possibly never have I noticed these subtle shifts more than as I was sifting through to find images for this post.  My idea was to pull some cute outfits from winter

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Early Flakes

And the snow sprinkles begin!

Not far off are the days of layering your scarves and sweaters and jackets to brave the cold streets here in Chicago.  I know consistently colder days are coming, as prefaced by this snowy day we took advantage of

Friday, November 16, 2018

In My Cart for Fall

Modcloth Skirt | SheIn Belt | Modcloth Fox Gloves | Modcloth Booties |  SheIn Windowpane Top |
SheIn Cord Skirt | Modcloth Polka Dot Coat | SheIn Raw Hem Hoodie | Joules Rain Boots

Fall is upon us, and so is a plethora of fall fashion goodies.  I thought I'd share some items I'm loving this fall season!  Among my favorites are a few skirts I'm drawn to for the fall months, some great shoes I've been tempted to buy recently, a couple fun jackets, and more.  Fall is always great for a new pair of booties and a touch of corduroy!  

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Fleeting Foliage

If there's anything that has been a consistent pattern in my life, it is that of planning and re-planning.  When approaching any set of tasks, be it a work project, wedding planning, preparing Etsy listings or making a shooting schedule for this blog, taking a trip somewhere, or juggling school assignments back at

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Mount Rainier — Subalpine Zone and Myrtle Falls

At 5,400 ft, the Paradise area of Mt. Rainier National Park gets into the subalpine zone — a beautiful array of resplendent meadows and young pines with Columbia Crest looming in the background.  This area was

Friday, November 9, 2018

Mount Rainier — Forest Zone and Comet Falls

Elevation gain of 2,004 ft. and a 4 mile out and back hike.  The climb up was brutal, but the experience was so worth it.   I can't even describe to you the enormity of it all.  Being there, engulfed by the forest and this

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Oh, Hello November!

And just like that, it's November.  

I've already started to see signs of Christmas decor popping up in stores — Starbucks I'm looking at you —

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Hiking Staircase — Olympic National Park

The staircase area is a lowland forest and stream ecosystem on the southeast corner of Olympic National Park, just off of Lake Cushman.  Not only was the hiking experience incredible, but the drive in was