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Checkered Dress

Happy Halloween, everyone! I'm not dressing up this year for the Halloween but I am sharing a (somewhat) Halloween-inspired post. AKA just wearing my current favorite black dress in the woods. I would wear this outfit on any given fall day. The windowpane pattern is one of my favorites and I lo…

Passenger Coffee in Lancaster, PA

Happy Monday! Where will you be getting your Monday morning coffee from? If you're by downtown Lancaster I highly suggest Passenger Coffee. Although I live in Philadelphia, I spend a good amount of time in the Lancaster area and I'm always on the lookout for new cafes and restaurants. I sto…

Apple Picking in New Hope

It's that time of year - apple picking time! Apple picking at Solebury Orchards in New Hope, Pennsylvania is one of my favorite yearly traditions. New Hope is an adorable little town about an hour outside of Philadelphia and Derek and I always enjoy spending the afternoon there. The previous tw…

3 Adjustments Going from Retail to a 9-5

For the longest time I absolutely resisted the idea of a "9-5". I assumed that any kind of corporate atmosphere that involved business attire or cubicles was the complete opposite of my personality, so I avoided putting applications in and worked as a retail manager for 2 years. I worked…

Warm October

This weather has been absolutely insane. We've had a chilly day here and there but we've had few days that really and truly felt like fall. And this is the last full week of October. How can that be!? Here's an outfit post I never thought I would be sharing in October - a sleeveless top…

Fall Florals

We all know that florals are a standard staple in spring and summer but who says they can't work year-round? I love floral patterned pieces in rich colors and deeper hues. This dress with the mustard and pinkish/red flowers is constantly on repeat during the fall months. Derek and I went to a v…
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