May 2012

Summer Chopped Salad

I LOVE to cook and mentioned a few posts ago that I’d really like to work on my food photography. WOW, there is a science to this skill because you have to achieve the perfect combination from setup and styling to lighting and camera settings. I picked up Plate to Pixel by Helene Dujardin of...
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How To Wear: Colored Denim by Ideeli

Ideeli is rockin it again with another amazing sale this week! I’m so into the denim trend right now, and Ideeli is having an entire sale dedicated to how to wear colored denim. Shop by Bold & Bright, So Now Neons, and Pretty Pastels – each boutique includes colored skinny jeans, as well as pieces...
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Raspberry Lemonade

‘Tis the season for poolside barbeques and lemonade. I made this raspberry lemonade last week and loved coming home to a glass every evening after work. It’s a fun twist on traditional lemonade, and it’s SO good! This is a super easy semi-homemade recipe, yet looks freshly squeezed with the lemon and raspberry garnishes ;)...
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White Ray-Ban Wayfarers

SO EXCITED! I’ve been after this pair of white Ray-Ban wayfarers for a while now, but I’ve been waiting on the right sale to come along. This pair is marked down to $119 from $150 at ideeli, and they have other colors and styles to choose from. I have a black pair that I wear...
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Sesame Ginger Chicken Pasta

I am addicted to Italian pasta with marinara and cream, but I thought I’d try something a little lighter for spring. This Sesame Ginger Chicken Pasta dish is exactly what I was looking for, and surprisingly easy for a weeknight dinner with minimal chopping. I evaluate the ease of a dish based on chopping because...
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May “Gossip Girl” Birchbox

My favorite time of the month has arrived ;) I get SO excited when my Birchbox shows up on my doorstep… it’s like a mini-Christmas every month! They always know exactly what I need, even when I have no idea what I’m missing out on, and this month’s Gossip Girl themed box was no exception....
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