Shameless self-promotion.

The section is in print next week. And I’m having a dinner party next week. And the apartment needs to be clean before next week. And I have to give an oral report next week. And I’m at work and need to do inventory right now. Can you sense my panic? Thankfully, these upcoming events (sans the oral report) are things that … Keep reading…

Seeking a new jacket for fall

It was in the mid-80s on Thursday. When I woke up for work on Friday, it was under 40 degrees Fahrenheit. That new jacket I started searching for over summer can’t wait any longer. Criteria? I want it to be as formal as my classic jean jacket and as warm as a sweatshirt with a low price tag and no wool in … Keep reading…

A Very “Who Framed Rodger Rabbit?” Halloween

After years of adoring the movie and a solid month of on-again-off-again searching, I did it. I believe it to be one of my all-time favorite costumes. For this year’s Halloween events, Lance and I are Eddie Valiant and Jessica Rabbit. Can’t you practically hear “Why don’t you do right?” in the background? First, let’s peek at my inspiration… My no-budget, class-tastic … Keep reading…

Brisk-weather wardrobe road map

Here is a small story to explain my current state of mind, well-being, sanity, calmness and logic: My boyfriend recently pointed out that, it being midterms and all, I was half done with my last semester. My response was the break into hysterical tears and yell at him. Hm. Okay, Julia.. Way to be that girl. Awesome. Why the craziness? Am I … Keep reading…