Month: April 2017

one (ethically made) bomber, two ways / uniform bomber jacket review

one (ethically made) bomber, two ways / uniform bomber jacket review

In honor of Fashion Revolution week, I’m styling a bomber jacket from Uniform, a sustainable and ethical fashion brand, in two different ways to showcase how one piece can do double the work for your wardrobe.

spring clean

spring clean

This spring, I’ve been drawn to clean, crisp lines and neutral colors. Maybe it’s because the past couple of months have brought so much change and new beginnings into my life: the longer and brighter days of my first spring in a new city, a new job in a completely different industry—and of course, this new baby blog!

2 easy ways to save your skin (and the environment!)

2 easy ways to save your skin (and the environment!)

I’ve recently incorporated these simple changes into my skincare routine, and have been loving how streamlined my routine feels without creating unnecessary waste.

total beginners’ hand embroidery DIY

Embroidery has been trending with a vengeance. But before you cave in and buy a mass-produced, cheaply made rose-embroidery bedecked thing (you know exactly what I’m talking about), read this super easy DIY tutorial and get stitchin’!

hanging around in tulip town / tulip trekker tips

hanging around in tulip town / tulip trekker tips

One of Washington state’s quintessential spring sights, besides the gorgeous cherry blossoms, are the colorblock fields of tulips that pretty much transport you to the Netherlands. Read on for some handy day trip tips if hanging around in Tulip Town at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival sounds like your jam.

IUDid not know about these not-so-fun side effects

IUDid not know about these not-so-fun side effects

This is part two of my IUD series, about the weird side effects I’ve gotten from sticking a hormone-carrying foreign object into my body.

(flower) power suit

(flower) power suit

Holy shit, my first real winter (LA winters do not count) was a rough one—making the coming of spring that much sweeter. Spring in Seattle has brought CHERRY BLOSSOMS, WARMTH, and my SOUL back to life.

DREAMCHASERS no. 1 / Nimmi (aka Namrata Mohan)

DREAMCHASERS no. 1 / Nimmi (aka Namrata Mohan)

The first dreamchaser of my new DREAMCHASERS Q&A series is the seriously amazing, incredibly talented singer songwriter Nimmi (many of you know her as Namrata)! Nimmi recently made her musical debut with her first mini-album of five songs, four originals and one cover, on Soundcloud. […]

getting an IUD / the not-so-gory details

getting an IUD / the not-so-gory details

This is the first of a multi-post series on my love-hate relationship with my IUD. Let’s start from the beginning: why I got the darn thing and what the heck getting an IUD was like.

walk in the park

walk in the park

One of my favorite things about living in Seattle is that sanctuaries of beauty and quiet are tucked away in the heart of the city, the greenery a salve for the daily eyesores of urban life.