Monday, July 29, 2013


It's another Marvelous Monday, and this one was totally marvelous! But if you don't know what Marvelous Monday is, even if it's just a silly dull Marvelous Monday, you should feel free to learn and fix that.
This week: bared arms and/or legs!
As this is something I do a lot (especially in the summer), I actually decided to go for short sleeves as opposed to sleeveless.
Though, to be honest, everything was really focused on the skirt. I mean, come on. I wanted something comfortable and easy and at least a little bit rad because I knew I was going to be doing a lot of stuff today. I renewed my learner's permit (finally, and I'm almost certainly going to drive more), and I got a ton of stuff for next month.
Guys, I'm so excited.
Here's what I wore today.

Tee shirt: Fashionbug | Skirt: ASOS Curve | Bangles, shoes: vintage | Headband: WalMart | Necklace: Claire's
And don't forget to check out the others baring their limbs!

Saturday, July 27, 2013


So I'm wildly behind on my Marvelous Monday post, mostly because, well, I haven't been feeling particularly inspired lately. When I wear cute outfits, I forget to take photos or the place I do take photos is overrun by kittens, but for the most part, I just spend my time being lazy in my pajamas. I mean, they're cute pajamas, but I'm not going to take pictures in them. That would be silly.
Next week's Marvelous Monday will go better, assuming I remember to ask my companion to take a picture of my outfit.
That's what it is, mostly: having to take pictures. I'm okay with being photographed, of course, but I'm not happy with the way in which I have to go about doing it. I still don't have a tripod, and I have to rely on setting my camera down on stable surfaces that might not yield the best background. The pictures in my bedroom are always taken on my dresser, and I'm tired of it, you know? And I kind of hate asking people to take my picture because it just feels so egocentric and silly. Of course, blogging about what I wear is pretty egocentric, but it's not that bad a thing to be. I just don't like other people thinking it of me. Which is absurd. I know.
I'm on the hunt for a tripod so I can be a reliant self photographer, but I don't have the money to spend on one yet. Soon, though, I hope. I really, really hope. It would be nice. Because my university is gorgeous, and it would be nice to treat you guys to pictures of the same quality with prettier backgrounds.
I also feel a bit inadequate with my point-and-shoot, even though I do love it. It's been through the wringer, I swear (the lens mechanism won't work properly, but the camera itself is fine, so I love it even more), but it still takes decent pictures. But I read through other, good blogs and just feel like I have absolutely no idea what I'm doing because my camera isn't an SLR and I don't have the "necessary" equipment and my room is always a mess and what am I even doing.
Don't worry, we'll return to our regularly scheduled blog thing later. I'm just in a bit of a slump.
As a reward for reading this, have a picture of a kitten!

Monday, July 22, 2013

Bit of an Adventure

I'm lame and didn't take my own pictures of the Fat Babe Meetup (sorry!), but I'll post some of the group's pictures eventually. It was as wonderful as you'd think it would be!
I met up with one of the babes, Clare, at Union Station. While it was nice to just have someone show me how to do the whole LA transit thing (I thought I was good at public transit, and now I know that I was a fool), it was really fun to wander the Renegade Craft Fair with her. I do have a few pictures from that, so enjoy!
More about the Fat Babe Meetup soon, guys. For now, enjoy some silly pictures!
(Also, my Marvelous Monday post will be a little bit late, but it will happen. It's all good.)

Monday, July 15, 2013

Making Statements

As I'm sure you're all aware, today's Monday! That means that it's actually Marvelous Monday, of course, because we deserve it.
This week's theme: statement jewelry!
I got this necklace for a dollar months and months ago, and I think I've only worn it once. That's a tiny bit disappointing, as I really like it. I finally busted it out today, though!
Now, I'm going to continue melting a little (summer in the desert is horrible, guys) and think about taking a nap.
And I'm switching up my photos a bit by taking them in the Cat Room, mostly because my own room is sort of a kittentopia right now.

Dress, earrings: Forever 21 | Headband: WalMart | Sunglasses: Tilly's | Necklace: Claire's | Sandals: Payless
Now, let's go see what sort of statement the others made!

Another Reminder

Guys, guys, guys! Come do this thing! It's Sunday, July 21st at Grand Park and starts around two. There will be pizza, I'll bring cookies, and you can meet my face. So, if you're in/around LA that day (and keep in mind, I'll be taking the train for approximately two hours that day, so no excuses), come join us! And, actually, if anyone's interested in meeting up at Union Station around 11:30 or so (when I'll be arriving), then let me know!
I hope I get to meet some of you!

Thursday, July 11, 2013


I had jury duty this week, and felt like a real, proper grown-up. I went in yesterday and found out that one of my friends was serving the same day. So we sat around, being bored together and eating veggie burgers and teriyaki bowls, waiting, sitting in disappointing courtrooms, being sent home early, and all that jazz. Two days of basically nothing. But, it's all good.
I did get a mall trip and haircut out of it, plus I got to spend time with one of my friends. That's a good couple of days altogether, man.
Yesterday's outfit wasn't really anything special, but today, I felt like a lawyer.
Worth it.
A real, proper grown-up with a messy room. Yep.

I walked into the beauty school and forgot I was growing out
my hair.
Dress, blazer: Torrid | Tights: WalMart | Shoes: Marshall's | Bag: secondhand | Jewelry: Forever 21 | Sunglasses: Claire's

Monday, July 8, 2013


Hey, guys, it's Monday, and you know what that means! Right? Well, you should know by now that it's Marvelous Monday! Yeah!
This week's theme: favourite colour!
You've all seen pictures of my room, or, at least a couple different pieces of it. Nearly everything in my room is a shade of blue or, more specifically, turquoise. That's because it's my favourite, of course. I mean, look at my blog.
Anyway, that was only part of the reason for my outfit. The rest is that Casey and I decided to go out to the Boulevard, braving the 100+ degree weather in pursuit of pupusas. That was so worth it, as was the trip to the antique store and the coffee shop. I ended up getting this fantastic, cheesy little cookbook from the antique store, too! It was published in 1953 by Edison, so a huge portion is just touting "The Electric Kitchen!" It's also big on the whole classic '50s housewife thing, but it does look like it'll at least be a bit useful, and it's cute, so that's totally worth it. Plus, it was dirt cheap, and I guess I'm collecting old books now.
Aww yiss.
Anyway, clothes! Right! I donned this outfit because this dress is 100% cotton, and thus much cooler than most other clothes I own. I also decided to do something interesting with it, and this shirt has made its triumphant return!
Thanks, Casey!

Casey's favourite shot of me. I don't recall what's
happening here.

My charming photographer. Ugh.

This thing is just so fantastic.
Dress: eShakti | Top, bangles, necklace: Forever 21 | Earrings: Mudd | Flats: Payless | Sunglasses: Tilly's
Now, let's go find out what the others' favourite colours are!

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Summer Uniform

I discovered this outfit in Sedona, and I've since worn it more times than I'm sure sure is acceptable for a blogger, but whatever.
I've also realised that I like the lighting in my mom's sewing room the cats' room, and while I had a bit of trouble with a chair/my face, I might end up shaking things up a bit and presenting a new background on occasion. Lucky us!
Also, sorry for the wrinkly quality of my dress, I'd just pulled it out of my laundry basket so I could be clothed for a trip to the 99 Cent Store.
Whoops, chair.

Whoops, talking to my mom.
Dress: WalMart | Tee: Old Navy | Sunglasses: Tilly's

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Liebster, Again

Yeah, that's right, I'm doing it again. Mainly because Sian tagged me, and I like talking about myself. I'm not even sorry.
So, here are the rules, because there are rules. I guess.

  • Write up eleven (more, ugh) facts about yourself
  • Answer some questions given by the person who tagged/nominated you
  • Tag some folks you're aggressively nosy about
  • Write up eleven questions for them, cackling all the while.
And now, I have to figure out eleven things to tell people about myself that I haven't already told you. I believe in me!

Monday, July 1, 2013


It's Marvelous Monday again! Time to get enthusiastic, yo. If you don't know what Marvelous Monday is, feel free to learn.
This week's theme: floral!
I put on a dress I haven't worn in a little while, which was definitely nice. It has this great ditzy floral print, and it's just so comfy, and why haven't I worn it in so long?
Whatever, the problem has been fixed.

Dress: Ross | Earrings: WalMart | Necklace: gift | Bangles: vintage| Headband: Target | Shoes: Payless
Also, there are kittens in my life! Charlie had her kittens last Wednesday, and I've been bonding with them ever since, ugh. I am starting to look for homes for them, though, as we'll only be able to keep them for the necessary eight weeks. But still, kittens!

And be sure to check out the others' flower-covered looks!