90’s mom, 20’s flapper or 2nd grade me? Not sure which I look more like, but I am thrilled to have finally chopped my hair off. My hair has gone through many phases, as hair does, from a short bob in elementary school to very curly ringlets in middle school to lower-back length curls in high school to medium-long waves in college, I just went for it. I have been wanting to chop it all off… View Post

Whether it’s rotating between my favorite coffee shops in Buffalo these days, or back in high school when I’d ask my Dad to take me to the nearest cafe in Medina (looking at you, Shirt Factory,) cafes are my go-to home away from home to simultaneously get work done and relax. Sipping on a cup of coffee or a sugary vanilla latte if I feel like treating myself (I usually do,) listening to some Norah… 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

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

“IT’S MY BIRTHDAYYY!!!!” Not today, last week. To celebrate, Dan and I went on a quick little weekend road trip to Ithaca, NY. I turned 20 and I’m quite happy about it. I’ve wanted to be 20 for a long time and that’s probably the most immature thing I’ve said in a while but I think it sounds so much older yet still so young. Especially compared to any year ending in “teen” which leads… View Post