Fall Into Good Habits: No Expectations

Hi friends! In this Fall Into Good Habits, I want to share some advice that really changed my life. I went to an event a couple of years ago where the inspiring Lissa Rankin spoke on getting out of your own way and living life fearlessly and she said the above words to us. Now what does “do your best and release expectation” mean? It means try not to be focused on the outcome…make your goals the process. Investing your… View Post

What I Wore-Farewell Flower Pants

(bag-matt + nat; jacket-olllllld; denim shirt & sandals-thrifted via buffalo exchange; pants-thrifted via goodwill; rings-gifted & nissa ring) I took these outfit pictures a little bit ago while the weather still had that sunshiny warmness mixed with the crispness of fall, yeah that’s over. Fall has morphed into the chillier side and I have to stow my flower pants (aka blanche pants) away. While I LOVE these pants they’re nearly translucent and so the material is just very very thin.… View Post

Ethical Cyber Monday Sales

I hope if you celebrate Thanksgiving you had a fantastic time during the long weekend. Cyber Monday is by far and away my favorite sale situation. Shopping from the comfort of my own home is truly priceless. A LOT of the sales I shared last Wednesday are still going strong! Be sure to check those fab ethical sales HERE! But I perused the wonderful web over the weekend to find some extra deals for you to have an ethical Cyber… View Post

Smile File: Be Grateful

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!! Hello darling friends. I saw these prints a little bit ago and stashed them away for this very day for you :). Are they not perfect for Thanksgiving?!? The holiday that is full of fun, family, friends, gratitude and fooooooood! I know everyday grinds and the big and small hurdles that we are constantly jumping over can make it hard to take a step back and truly be grateful on a daily basis. But even if it’s not… View Post

I Heart the Internet

Words for Your Week: “I hope everybody could get rich and famous and will have everything they ever dreamed of, so they will know that it’s not the answer.” Jim Carrey found here Hi friends! I haven’t done a link round up in a while, but that doesn’t mean that I’m not all over the place hearting the internet like crazy. Please enjoy my most recent favorite links! Above-One of my newest faves in sustainable style is letting you shop… View Post
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What I Wore-MarketPlace India Catalog

Hi friends! I was really happy to be a part of MarketPlace India’s Autumn/Winter Catalog. They loaned me a Vani Drawstring Jacket to style in a fall look and I was thrilled at their selection because the great neutral gray tones of this jacket totally lends itself to lots of color combinations. (jacket-marketplace india; scarf-thrifted via beacon’s closet; jeans-thrifted via housingworks; shoes-thrifted via buffalo exchange; bag-omybag) Tee hee…so fun to see myself in print :D. Thanks for having me MarketPlace!… View Post

Fall Into Good Habits: Be Happy

(click image for source) Hi friends! So I have some special people in my life that have gone thru kind of drastic life changes, and it has nothing to do with getting a new job, or getting married, or having babies, or moving…it literally has to do with happiness and making the decision to be happy. I think it’s interesting that happiness can be a goal and you’re chasing it like it’s a job, meanwhile we always always have the… View Post

Gift Idea That Travels: Caseable Case Review

Yes friends it is that time to start thinking of gifts. I am always looking for fantastic gift options that are made to travel, tee hee :). A thoughtful mailable gift for your loved one or a gift that will travel with you to your holiday destination can be difficult to find. Enter Caseable! Caseable makes premade and customizable sleeves and cases for your laptops, iPads, iPhones, and several different types of readers and tablets. When they contacted me to… View Post

Consciously Trending: Baroque

(image sources top: dolce & gabbana, mcq by alexander mcqueen/bottom: miranda kerr, eugenie niarchos, selena gomez) I think one of the fresher feeling trends for fall is the awesomeness that is baroque. Every September fashion magazine was sporting gilted goodness and I was tooootally drooling over this look. I guess I just think it’s pretty fabulous to walk around looking like a Fabregé Egg :D. I’ve been keeping my eye out on ethical option for this trend for all of… View Post

I Heart the Internet-IFB and Crafting a Green World

Hi friends! Happy Monday! I have a couple of special reasons why I heart the internet this week that I had to share with you :). First off, one of my fave fave fave faaaave DIY/Craft sites Crafting a Green World included my lace cutout blouse DIY in their Top 5 October Green Crafts Showcase! Secondly!!!! My Ethical Shopping 101 made it onto Independent Fashion Blogger’s (IFB) Links á la Mode. For the record this post is one of my… View Post