Short Tribute to my Grandma and Personal Confessions

Her name was Norma Duran, but was affectionally called Lola Mommy by her closest loved ones. She was a well-rounded kind of person: strict but caring, beautiful but dangerously intelligent, stubborn but understanding. And to be completely honest, I have vague memories of her only because I knew her best when I was a child…

OOTD: Grid-lined Turtleneck and Bubble Shorts

Happy Monday, everyone! I'm currently recovering from a fun and highly eventful weekend full of Christmas parties and Christmas shopping, and oh my goodness, where has the time flown? Are we really two weeks away from Christmas!? In any case, I hope you're all enjoying your Decembers wherever you are. As for me, I'm praying…

OOTD: Chic Gridded Coat and Fall Vibes

Happy (Almost) Thanksgiving!! I am feeling so super excited because this time tomorrow, I’ll be home with my family helping them prepare a feast for champions and getting some peace and relaxation after surviving my first busy season at work. The following day, I’ll be heading to Texas for a mini vacation before heading back…

OOTD: Sheer Ruffle Trimmed Top & Thigh High Boots

Hello Lovelies, Can you believe Thanksgiving is already next week? I feel like ever since I started working, the weeks have been flying by so incredibly fast. I barely even registered the entirety of the previous month. In any case, I’m happy to announce that I’ve survived my first busy season at work, and am…

5 Tips for Your First Job Out of College

Hello Lovelies, Transitions can be difficult, especially when you’re fresh out of college and leaping straight into the workforce. Not to mention the actual job search that makes you question your self-worth and sanity. It can be tough, but also exciting. When I started my first job out of college, I went through a whole…

OOTD :: Puffy Sleeves & Pearl Heeled Booties

Hello Lovelies, I hope you're all having a great week so far! 🙂 With the weekend just around the corner and the weather here in sunny California finally turning colder (fingers crossed), I can't wait to get cozy in my lazy wear, cup of hot cocoa on hand, and getting that much needed beauty rest.…

Thoughts on Twenty-Three

Twenty-three. A lot of people say that there’s nothing really special about twenty-three. There are no songs about twenty-three, nothing more to be legal about by twenty-three, and no one really making a big deal about twenty-three. I turned twenty-three about three weeks ago. Yet, despite it not being a special number, it’s still another…

Instant Slimmification: No-Waist Romper & Heels

They say baggy is always better when it comes to comfort clothing, but did you know that  wearing baggy clothes or even clothes that are a size larger can also visibly slim you? For instance, this morning I woke up from a late night of foodie escapades, and knew that it was going to be…