Nobody likes you when you’re 23.

Nobody likes you when you’re 23.

Happy birthday to me / Friday I turned 23 / I wore a silly outfit / You can scroll down to see. (And maaany moooorree!) That’s right, it’s a birthday round-up. Maybe I’m feeling old and nostalgic (kidding) or maybe, as I threw together my perfect birthday outfit this weekend, I realized it’s always a little silly each year… And I think … Keep reading…

Champagne & confetti for all.

It’s official: 2013 has begun and I am stoked. Like I explained previously, my theme for 2013 is “being on top of shit”; while this can mean many things– in this case, ‘on top of things’ specifically– I’ve decided to explain a few of my ideas to make it seem more legit and less loose and borderless. I’m not explaining this because … Keep reading…

Why being Julia in 2012 was rad.

Why being Julia in 2012 was rad.

I have, apparently, never gotten over 2004. Maybe it’s because that was a responsibility-free year, or maybe it’s because the music scene in my hometown was particularly active that year; for whatever bullshit reason, if I write a date without thinking I almost always write 2004. This becomes most prevalent during year changes where I revert back to 2004 instead of whatever new … Keep reading…

Christmas Time in the Loft

I, like many others, find October through March to be some of the best months. Halloween, Thanksgiving, our anniversary, Christmas, Lance’s birthday, New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, my birthday… It’s a holiday hullabaloo, and it’s divine! Christmas, to me, is a time to celebrate traditions, family, friends and the winter season. One way to celebrate family and tradition is … Keep reading…

Too cool for school: Announcing graduation through nontraditional cards

Too cool for school: Announcing graduation through nontraditional cards

As you can probably guess from my lack of posting, things have been… intense. I wrote for, edited, designed and completed my last fashion section for The University News (sob). I’ve been applying for jobs. I bought a graduation dress. I went out for my last college weekend and finally visited the near-campus bars and did other stereotypical college-gal things. I completed … Keep reading…