2017… what a year amirite? So 2017 is over. A year of ups and downs, a year of grinding and accomplishments, a year of realizations and self-discovery. A year of scary news updates and even scarier national conversations. Quite the year. I have always done a new year post on this blog and I think they’re some of my favorites. While Jan 1 (or actually 5 since I’m getting this up late) is just a… View Post

{Wearing // Earmuffs: J.Crew // Scarf + Sweater + Cape: Saks off 5th // Jeans: Levi’s} Holiday shopping can be stressful for the best shoppers among us… but it doesn’t have to be. For those of us with slightly destructive procrastinative tendencies (guilty) holiday shopping is quite the paradox. People start talking about it months in advance “but it’s so far away…” then next thing you know Thanksgiving has gone and passed, finals are finally… View Post

Nothing like the great outdoors. This past weekend, Dan and I went to Lake Placid and the Adirondacks with his family. It was beeeautiful. The semester has been stressful and my never-ending to-do list was getting to me, so this little trip into the mountains was much welcomed. Well I love going on short hikes and the Adirondacks are only around six hours from Buffalo, I had never been before. My family has driven through… View Post

{Wearing: sweater: Free People, dress: Kimchi Blue purchased at Second Chic, boots: Nordstrom Rack, belt: thrifted, sunnies: Half & Half Clothing Co., bracelet: my mom’s closet} If you’re like me, you buy long maxi dresses in the summer and say “I’m going to wear this all the time!” … and if you’re like me… they hang in your closet forgotten all season until suddenly the leaves are falling and you realize you never got a… View Post

With a minivan full of Goodwill clothes and years of experience in retail under her belt, Annie Adams fulfilled her longtime dream of owning her own business and opened Second Chic. Adams, a mother of two, dressed head to toe in vintage clothing with lush, long curly hair, is exactly the kind of person you would picture owning a line of Buffalo’s trendy thrift shops. Second Chic storefronts are unlike most consignment shops– they don’t feel… View Post