I have this problem where I see odd clothes and instantly squeal, “I have to wear that.” There was that zebra-print skirt I drunkenly bought a few years back, or the cat dress that I wore to death at my first office job. The most recent addition? A super sale denim midi skirt covered in Warhol-like bananas spotted in the Anthro clearance … Keep reading…

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Freshman year of high school I only wanted one thing for Christmas: a black leather jacket. My spectacular mother obliged and we found an affordable option at the mall that I instantly found an excuse to wear. Unbeknownst to me, however, the stitching was a bit subpar and the seams tore out after the first use. I was devastated—and, after we returned … Keep reading…

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Funny story: I was, quite literally, developing heat rash on my face as we took these photos. Humidity is rad! While visiting for a wedding, Lance and I recently met up with Ben and Devin of Ben Romang Photography (a.k.a. two of our favorite photographers) to snap a few photos in my favorite part of our hometown. Downtown Springfield, Illinois, is full … Keep reading…

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The internet is nothing if not nostalgic.   I’ve mentioned before that my love for blogging came from years and years spent on LiveJournal. And with two or three posts per day fairly common for me then—I can’t tell if this should sound horrifyingly overwhelming now OR if I should be pissed I worry so much about posting ‘finished’ work now—I was … Keep reading…

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