“My name is Julia and I am small,” says my old Livejournal. “I’m that red-head in the miniskirt.” Thanks to the everlasting power of the internet, I realized today that I am in my fifteenth year of blogging. While I momentarily had a Xanga account, I really got my start on Livejournal—and because reliving the awkwardness of my teen years sounded entertaining, … Keep reading…

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You know I’m a discount-loving, sale-hunting, coupon-wielding discount queen… But the moment I saw this corduroy jumper at Free People I knew it had to be mine, full price or not. Let me run down the must-have basics: it has pockets, it has a super flattering deep-V cut, and it lets me enjoy the stem-highlighting perks of a miniskirt while leaving room … Keep reading…

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When Lance and I recently visited Denver, our schedule was mainly full of fun family outings and food. Grab brunch with my uncle and aunt. Meet the cousins for lunch. Bring home noodles for my grandma. Get burgers with my aunt and cousin. But one thing on my list of must-dos was a little different: take Lance to South Broadway and explore … Keep reading…

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By my rough estimate, I’ve spent probably two and a half years in Denver but last week was the first time I’ve seen Colorado snow. When school would let out, my mom would load up the car and we’d drive out to Denver and stay until school picked back up. Sometimes we were there for Christmas. Last year I visited in the … Keep reading…

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