Tuesday, November 15, 2011


Marc by Marc Jacobs Too Hot To Handle Hobo

Surell Fox Earmuffs with Velvet Band

Kors Michael Kors "Benet" Booties - Because I have places to be.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Saturday, May 7, 2011


When I was in high school, my body notified the world that I was going through puberty. No, not boobies. PIMPLES!! ACNE! Whatever you want to call them. My mom told me that it was just a phase and that when I grow out of it I'll have healthy smooth skin again. WRONNNGGG. I mean,I don't look like I'm a pubescent teen anymore, but I still do break out sometimes and it's very irritating being that I'm 24! I guess for as long as I'm bleeding out of my vagina I will keep having zits appear randomly on my face when it's "that time of the month."

Yes, I have tried everything. Experimented with various popular products such as: Proactiv, Neutrogena, and Clean & Clear. I've also used some weird pasty thing that my mom bought me from the Chinese store. My dad told me to put my face over a steaming rice. Results? No. Nope. Nah.

Now there's a few things you should know before I reveal to you what has been clearing my face. I'm a Sephora junkie, I'm also every retailers worst nightmare, and I watch Dr. Oz. I have an addiction to shopping - a typical shopaholic, but that's not the bad part. I almost always get buyer's remorse and return about 90-100% of what I buy. My friends, I am an avid returner. Now what the hell does Dr. OZ have anything to do with this? Well, watching the show inspires me to be healthy. Also he's charmed his way into my heart.

So since his show aired and I watched the very first episode, I've been changing my ways and paying attention to things that I put in and on my body. Well, one day I thought. I should switch all my beauty items to natural and organic. My first instinct is to look at Sephora because I can return it if I don't like the product. Now I use Boscia for my face and my face has never looked better. I also use Alba Botanica's Natural Acne Dote (which I found on sale at Target). Those two products have gotten rid of my nasty stubborn period pimples. YAY!

I don't know if it will work for those who are have really bad breakouts. I do break out, but only around my period and it's sparse, but BIG. You know the type that one day your itching and then the next day that itchy spot erupted into a mountain of a pimple? Yea. So when I switched over to natural beauty products, at first I got little tiny bumps, but then it cleared off. If you decide to go natural don't expect instant results. You have to wait it out for at least 2 weeks and hopefully you'll notice a difference. It worked for me.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Glass Bead Art

I've been so busy since my last post! So many things have happened! I've been featured in two more blogs. Check it out @ TOV ♥. I was also the lucky winner of a giveaway hosted by Bobbie Pene, a glass bead artist, from New Zealand. What can I say about her pieces? They are EXQUISITE! Amazing little beads that pack an eyeful of wonder. I don't know how she manages to make glass beads so damn beautiful or how she gets the air bubbles right in the middle of the flowers. Here are the pics I took today. Marvel with me people. Just marvel...

cutely wrapped

Seriously, even if you don't care for beads, aren't they just beautiful?

Thursday, April 7, 2011


This is not your ordinary piggy bank. This is for the grown-ups who love the look of vintage cars. The wheels spin like a real toy car and there is a metal stopper in the bottom. I love this old school car!

Purchase this item here.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Blog ♥ : My first feature

Hannah Naomi of withoutathingtowear featured me in her blog for some Spring time color pop!

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Taste of Vintage: A great little vintage shop with all sorts of unique finds (like this amazing hat below!)

{Henry Pollack Mustard Yellow Hat, $49.99}

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See more of her Spring color flings here.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Close up look: MY FIRST SALE!

I got my first sale on Sunday! I was so excited I couldn't sleep. I kept thinking about ideas on how to package my items. Here's what I worked on all day Monday before I went to the post office =) How do you package your items?

I shed a tear for my beloved vintage and prepared them for their new home.

My thank you card design. Of course, I had to blur out my customer loyalty coupon code. =) The card design is small, but it packs a wallop! The card itself is printed on a heavier piece of paper and the 4 inserts are printed on just regular computer paper. Contact me if you want to promote your shop as one of the inserts in my thank you card.
Here's the end result! All the inserts are neatly arranged inside and tied with a bow. You wouldn't guess what I used to tie it up - DENTAL FLOSS!
One last hug before you leave me.
=( goodbye vintage! enjoy your new home!