OOTD: Winter Blues

When it comes to the winter months, I’ll admit, I’m quite prone to wearing the same pair of dark jeans with a different blouse day in and day out, especially when I have so many layers + a parka on that no one’s the wiser.  But just because it’s dark out, doesn’t mean we need to dress for a 3-month long funeral. I’ve actually found that if I put two more minutes worth of effort into dressing in the morning, wearing bright, tropical accents goes far in lifting my cold, shivering spirits. This month while I was home in Buffalo over Christmas I thrifted a game changing find in the form of a long cobalt blue silk skirt. I love the texture, and the bright pop of color matched with leopard print booties immediately lifts me out of the wet Budapest streets and lands me on a sunny stroll in the Southern Hemisphere. At least a girl can dream.  [Read more…]

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DIY Christmas packaging from the winter garden

I finished Christmas shopping on time, so I had some time to wrap the presents up nicely. This year, I didn’t buy nice wrapping paper, but rather opted to make my own using the simplest household packing paper. [Read more…]

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