9 Fall Outfit Ideas from Pinterest

Hello! Everyone I know seems to be very excited for the hap-happiest time of the year, FALLLLLLL. I’ve said it many times before, and I will say it again: fall fashion is one of the best things in this world. If you’ve read some of my “Outfit Formula” posts in the past, you know that […]

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Nashville, Tennessee

My boyfriend and I just got back from a week well-spent in Nashville, TN! We drove down last Saturday for family, friends, my boyfriend’s alma mater, and, of course, the eclipse. Let me just start by saying that it was fantastic to see my sister, her husband, their two crazy dogs, and my Aunt. I missed […]

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Favorite Tone It Up Meals from This Week

Scramble (one whole egg + one egg white + peppers + mushrooms + spinach) Purple People Eater Smoothie (blackberries + frozen banana + spinach + protein powder + chia seeds + honey + cinnamon) Kale Confetti Salad (kale + peppers + onions + pecans + homemade dressing) Thai Veggies with Peanut Sauce (favorite veggies + […]

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Dog Days of Summer

Hello! I figured that I would check in with a quick life update. This is my last week of work before August break. I’ll have two weeks of vacation, and I cannot wait!! I’ve mostly been lazy this month as I anticipate vacation, but I’ve managed to do some interesting things. I’m currently reading In […]

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Vermont Packing List + My One Purchase from the Notorious Nordstrom Sale

  Vermont Packing List by proclaimeternalvictory featuring a shirt dress Next weekend I will be up in Vermont for a company retreat! I’ve put together my packing list and want to keep it super simple: plain monochromatic tops, a summery skirt, lightweight pants, sunglasses, my favorite flats, and a messenger bag. Perfect for eating cheese […]

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New Scrapbook and Supplies

I recently decided to start scrapbooking again! I’m very excited about this — I used to be obsessed with making altered books, and I wanted to start doing something similar again. I bought all of my supplies at Papersource. I basically grabbed as many beginner supplies that I could think of: the actual scrapbook (I […]

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Five Minute Face

Did anyone used to watch What Not To Wear on TLC? I used to be obsessed with it when I was in high school. It was essentially a makeover show. Carmandy, the makeup artist, used to use the phrase “five minute face.” I still think of this phrase in the morning when I’m getting ready […]

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Summer Capsule Wardrobe Basics

  Summer Capsule Wardrobe Basics by proclaimeternalvictory featuring sam edelman shoes As I’ve mentioned in the past, I absolutely despise summer fashion. I much prefer tall boots, tights, scarves, and wool skirts. However, this is the first summer I’ve made a concerted effort to purchase versatile and stylish summer pieces — I used to basically […]

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Georgia O’Keeffe’s New York

These are some of Georgia O’Keeffe’s lesser-known works. I first encountered one of O’Keeffe’s urban landscapes at Vassar’s Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center (link to the painting here), and I didn’t even recognize it as an O’Keeffe until I read the wall label. These works are such a jarring variation from her usual natural subjects […]

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What I’m Wearing This Week + Outfit Formulas

It’s finally warm again! We dealt with a couple of weeks of cooler, rainy weather here in New York City, and I’m very happy that temperatures are moving steadily upwards. I know I will doubt saying this when it’s 99.9 degrees and sweat is dripping down my back,  but I can’t wait for summer. Here’s […]

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