Monday, March 4, 2013

If you knew me in real life...

I got this idea from Erin a few weeks ago and I told her I'd be sure to follow up with my own "If you knew me in real life according to facebook" post. So here we go. 

If you knew me in real life...

You'd know that this was the best summer ever. 
Africa 2007

That I'm the kind of girl who wears jewel encrusted sunglasses on safari in Africa.
Africa 2007

That I can be super gangster.  
Spain 2008

That I I'm the kind of girl who likes to take naps on the grass is Paris.  
Paris 2008

That I have two sisters (I don't think they've ever made an appearance on this blog so hi girls!)
Atlanta, 2008

That the metro still freaks me out after living here for almost 4 years. 
DC, 2009

That I LOVE Georgia Football  
Athens, GA

I fell in love with Spain and traveling when I was 16. 

Spain, 2004

That I met Teddy Geiger when I was 17. Highlight of my life, yet to be topped. 
Atlanta, 2006

That I'm pretty into politics (though I bet you already knew that)
DC, 2010
Charlotte, 2012

That my best friend is a Republican
Athens 2008

That I'm enamored by anything that sparkles and glitters (though again, I think y'all might have gotten that impression of me at this point). 

That I enjoy baking...

That these girls are my favorite. 
That I'm a pretty good beer drinker....
And still play drinking games...

Boom. Now you know me according to Facebook. What do you think? Do you still want to be my blog friend? I sure hope so. For more of these shennanigans you should like me on facebook too. 
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Happy Monday Gals!

Sunday, March 3, 2013


This beautiful picture was taken by my dear friend Casey. She just launched her travel blog here
Go follow her. Now. Happy Sunday.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Friday's Fancies #21: Bling Bling

Now this week's Friday's Fancies is a theme I can get behind. Bling Bling. It's all about the jewelry! So I'm combining a few things I love. 1. Kate Spade. 2 Jewelry. 3. Mint (which many have to be my next color crush).

We've had some slightly warmer weather here in DC and now I'm dying for spring to hurry up and get here.

Bling Bling Kate Spade

I'm so loving all things kate spade lately--- well lets be honest, I'm always loving all things kate spade. What's your latest obsession?

Hope you gals have a fabulous weekend!!!

Thursday, February 28, 2013

25 before 25: Update

Well folks. It's the last day of February. Where is 2013 going? What's more scary is my 25th birthday is quickly approaching. There are a lot of new ladies here since I last talked about my 25 before 25 project, and in order to keep myself accountable for these last two months I want to quickly check in and update y'all on my progress. My last update was on New Years Day (here are some older updates from August and June). 

1. find a job that makes me happy. {I have decided to make law school my new job. Hope it makes me happy}

2. clear out my closets {definitely would like to do more, but I've been making a conscious effort to reduce the closet clutter}

3. learn how to sew {100% done. I've made pants, scarves, place-mats, skirts. Yay! Huge win here!}

4. read 25 books {16 of 25-- got some work to do}

5. take time for projects {I'm going to count all of my sewing projects. so yes!}

6. work to make new friends {absolutely. I've made a few new friends in the last 10 months that will be around for the long haul, not to mention my hundreds of new blog friends}

7. show up for the ones I have {I could be doing better, but trying}

8. do a spending freeze for a month {working on a modified version- I gave up buying lunch for lent, and have curtailed the shopping since February 3}

9. practice meditation/yoga {not so much}

10. do something unexpected {Dropped everything to go work on a Presidential Campaign}

11. go to New York {not yet, but lets get something on the books!}

12. fill my walls with art that I love {not yet}

13. save money {working towards a goal before law school. Hoping that I'll make it}

14. focus on fitness {not as much as I would like}

15. get enough sleep {definitely succeeding}

16. take the LSAT {10/6 DONE}

17. host a themed dinner party {Not yet}

18. volunteer {Definitely did some political volunteer work, but I want to do more}

19. treat myself, because I'm worth it {treated myself to a post LSAT massage}

20. upgrade the camera {Not yet...}

21. make 25 things found on pinterest and blog about it. {{12 + 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 91011121314, 15, 161718, 19 getting close! }

22. practice making fun cocktails {here}

23. do a 5k {Hahah. this one will most likely not happen. Maybe I'll go on a 5k walk around the city during cherry blossoms}

24. take a cooking class {Any bloggers out there want to do one with me?}

25. Blog every day for a month {December 2012. yep}

26. commit to continuing these goals once 25 comes and goes

So that's where I am. Some of these goals aren't a simple activity I can cross off, but more lifestyle changes. I also know that some of my priorities have changed since I put this list together, so if I don't make it, I don't make it. That's okay.

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