All posts tagged: brixton

fly away with me

Happy New Years Eve! By far the most anticipated holiday of the year for me… not because one has to wait the longest for it to arrive, but because everyone needs fresh starts, new goals, and a new mantra to live by. For the past several years, I’ve always thought out one phrase that I really want to Post-it note to my mind through the following year. Cheesy I know, but it helps me stay focused and driven to accomplish (not so much a goal) but a new way of seeing things. Last year, overwhelmed with 70+ hour work weeks, a plethora of personal life chaos, a lot of life changes, etc (you get the point, we’ve all been there)… my mantra for 2014 has been, “Striving for perfection is in vain. Instead, succeed in making progress.” -me ;)  Because when you take on the world, sometimes it’s a bigger bite than we can handle, but piece at a time – you can really accomplish anything. This past year through those struggles, some life-long goals have been accomplished, and …

water and the wall

It’s been an exciting week here in my blogging dreams. Posts are up, I’m now up and running on Facebook, Twitter, Polyvore, Pinterest, and Instagram; (letting out a gasp and sigh simultaneously) …and I’ve gotten my first few likes and follows. Waiting to have a more solid collection of posts until I spam my friends and loved ones with pleadings of allegiance, but yeah – check them out. While shooting for this post, basic thoughts running through my head: “why don’t I wear hats more often, they totally hide my dirty hair”, “I wonder if starting a blog makes me self-centered since it revolves around posting a million photos of myself…”, “oh well, don’t judge me”, “Speaking to myself in the third person again, hmmm”,… Well might as well get on with it then. Breaking in my new midi skirt I picked up this week at a local boutique, for a total steal by the way. Vince, you never do me wrong. But what I left still smiling wryly  to myself about, is the moment …