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One Year in Seattle

IMG_0576It’s official: I’ve lived in Seattle for a year. I arrived just in time for the bleakest winter on record—that’s over 44 inches of rain and only nine sunny days from October to March—and spent the first few months hunkering down, decorating my new apartment and DIYing well into the long night.

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Clothing, Lifestyle

A is for Apple Picking

Wear a colorful striped sweater to stay cozy for an apple picking trip this fall.It’s that time of year: time to pack away the breezy silk tank tops and unfold the cozy wool sweaters in an effort to stave off the nascent chill in the air. And the first sweater I aired out was this one. I snapped it up last year because of its similarity to a certain Gucci style, and its colorful stripes still make me smile. Last weekend, my striped sweater and I took a trip to an apple orchard to pick some Jonagolds that will soon find themselves baked into a pie.

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Lifestyle, Style

Summer at the Farmers Market

A casual summer look with an eyelet top and ripped denim shorts.A casual summer look with an eyelet top and ripped denim shorts.A casual summer look with an eyelet top and ripped denim shorts.A casual summer look with an eyelet top and ripped denim shorts.A casual summer look with an eyelet top and ripped denim shorts.A casual summer look with an eyelet top and ripped denim shorts.A casual summer look with an eyelet top and ripped denim shorts.A casual summer look with an eyelet top and ripped denim shorts.Top: old, similar // Shorts: Madewell // Earrings: J.Crew, similar here // Bag: Rebecca Minkoff, similar here // Shoes: old, similar // Sunglasses: Karen Walker

After taking a few weeks off from posting as part of a self-granted summer vacation, I figured that the best way to get back into it was with a post recounting one of my very favorite seasonal traditions: a trip to the farmers market. But not just any farmers market. The Davis Farmers Market.

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Lifestyle

Girls’ Night at the Ballet

girls-night-at-the-ballet-with-eventbrite-26girls-night-at-the-ballet-with-eventbrite- 30Meet Francesca and Amanda, two of my talented and beautiful coworkers who quickly became my friends when I moved to Seattle last fall. After a long few weeks of writing and emailing and meetings and more writing, we decided that a girls’ night out was in order. Thanks to another lovely coworker who is a longtime patron of the Pacific Northwest Ballet, we decided to spend our Friday night sipping Champagne and taking in a triple bill by Seattle’s resident ballet company.

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