{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

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

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve used the phrase “back on the grind” over the past two weeks I wouldn’t need to be grinding anymore. Summer is officially over and my next college semester has begun. I’ll spare you the “I’m so busy” rant and just say this semester will be a crazy but highly productive (and fun) one. I’m now news editor of my school news org which I absolutely love… View Post

Hey guys! This past Saturday, my friend Taylor Flynn of Succulents and Sunnies and I had a fun day out exploring our home city, trying new places and of course, shopping. Taylor’s actually from my hometown and went to my high school, and now that she’s in the blogging network it’s been great getting to know her again. Blogger friends are the best because they love adorable places and taking pictures as much as I… View Post

{Wearing: Free People Overalls (similar here), Old Navy tank, Born in California mules, assorted jewlery} Hi y’all! I’ve had the Botanical Gardens on my summer bucket list for the past couple summers. I finally made it there yesterday with my two favorite people, Laura and Lily, and let me tell you – it was worth the wait. The last time (and only time) I was here was for a 4th grade field trip. The only… View Post