kerry washington

i love yellow + black on kerry washington! it's the perfect combination of lolita & classic for a night out.


happy 1 year

cheers to kate and william.



actress: kristen bell
quote: audrey hepburn


alexandra grecco

in love with alexandra grecco's collection for summer 2012.

hot air balloons!


birthday mommy

this is a sister post to makeover mama. happy birthday to one of the cutest moms, shirley maclaine!

pictures via life magazine


mama makeover

this look beats any pair of mom jeans. plus, you can't compete with the prices. each item is under $23, perfect for the budget-mom. style it with a couple of sweet sandals or flats, & you have a comfortable-everyday summer look!

picture via better homes & gardens featuring erika powell



happy earth day! i spent the day riding bicycles along the shore.
currently enjoying this puppy in a puppy jar so much!

baby lady

too cute mini-fashionista clothing happening at babylady inc. these are some of my favorite picks!


green + yellow

make a fun and bold statement with a simple color combination this summer!

leighton meester pulls off green & yellow amazingly in gossip girl. what's your favorite color combination?


what's in a kiss

jarek puczel is easily becoming one of my favorite painters. i love this romantic trio of portraits.

en el campo

pictures like these make me miss the carribean.

limoncillo (the honey-berry) is my favorite fruit. it's been 10 years since i had one!

for the dinosaur lovers

roundup of 5 things dinosaur & darling:

one  |  two  |  three  |  four  |  five

ryan gosling in dino gloves via musingsinfemininity

pretty headboards

paint a large canvas & match the bedding.

collage framed painting & lovely possessions. 

contrast white & a bright pattern.

recycle product sacks & make a horizontal headboard.

go classic & paint with chalkboard.

paint a love note.

dita von teese

               d i d   y o u   k n o w

dita started the "neo-burlesque movement" in the nineties. 

the beauty mark on dita's left cheek is actually a tattoo.

  dita collects vintage china, mostly tea sets and eggcups. 

dita is naturally blonde.

she was born as heather renée sweet.

there you have it, 4 dita von teese looks! 

these are 4 worthy mentions i just couldn't leave out.