Friday, August 11, 2017

Labyrinth

This has been an...eventful summer. This has been an eventful 8 months. I'm hoping that by the end of 2017, some of this stress will have been worth it for me. An unwanted but still-occurring form of motivation or clarity.
The jury is still out on What I'm Doing With My Life. I have a lot of time left to do what I want to do, but far more than enough time not being able to do it. It's a labyrinth I haven't been able to find my way out of. I try everything I can but it feels like the walls of the maze are rearranged as I approach the exit.
I've come to the point where I'm letting go of guiding myself and am trying to let things happen. It's hard to accept because it feels like I'm giving up on what I want for myself, but I guess the operative idea is to trust that I'll find out how to get there.
I never thought I'd sound so much like a motivational wall hanging from Target on my own blog but here I am.
Here's to finding out what my next move is. Until then I'm just floating.
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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Window Bird


Shooting outside the city again is a nice change of pace x

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Pink + White

3/18 - a recent minimal shoot with Kevin

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Climate Change

faux suede moto jacket: Forever 21 / DIY destroyed Guns n Roses tee / western double buckle belt: Express / similar distressed jeans / pointed Chelsea boots: Old Navy

Happy New Year.

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Sunday, October 9, 2016

#shoplocal | Soap La Tea Da Haul

As I write this, I'm in the middle of enjoying my preferred methods of self care. I have my fall candle burning (Bath & Body Works' Warm Apple Pie is the holy grail), I have my glass of wine and my Ben & Jerry's, and it's raining outside. Life has actually been great lately, with much going on, but this is a much needed change of pace. Last month I stopped into a new bath and body shop downtown, Soap La Tea Da, and I've been waiting for just this mood/timing to share my thoughts.
black & white fuzzy cardigan, basic top: H&M / gray wash denim: Target / snake texture slip ons: GAP / mint crossbody: Old Navy

Serendipity, a beautiful mix of sweet and musky items
To give a little background: I love aromatics. I live for candles, richly-scented soaps and body butters, oils, mists. At this point, it's a weakness. Smell-goods make me weak in the knees, okay? That being said, I knew I was a goner when I walked into this shop. Mary, the owner, took the time to introduce me and my friend to her products around the store. Between scents like Ex-Boyfriend and Sweet Dreams in soaps, candles, body lotions and the like, I spent a good amount of time just figuring out what all I actually could take with me. I eventually decided on some of the handmade soaps, a delicious body scrub which was appropriately named La Tea Da Couture, and an undeniably Lavender infused bath bomb.
I'm officially due for another trip, but in the meantime, let me know if you've visited and what you picked up! x
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