Category: Casual

Spanish Travels: Day Trip to Montserrat

Spain, Barcelona, Catalonia, hiking

While road-tripping across Spain with my family this summer (a wild time, by the way—keep reading to find out more), we decided to take a half-day trip to Montserrat in Catalonia. A little more than an hour outside of Barcelona, Montserrat is a mountain range—literally meaning “serrated mountain”—that is rich with religious history and incredible views. Nestled in between these pillar-like rocks is a monastery and basilica, with the latter housing the famous 12th century Black Madonna statue, the patron saint of Catalonia. Today Montserrat is a sight for Catholic pilgrims and tourists alike—I mean, just look at these views! Continue reading “Spanish Travels: Day Trip to Montserrat”

B2S Series: Stylish School Spirit

back to school, football games, school spirit

Football (or in my case, hockey) season is upon us, so I figured what better way to end my fall 2019 Back to School Series than with a post featuring stylish school spirit? To be completely honest, I’ve never been one to rock my school colors with pride. On Friday spirit days my cross country coach would actually get mad at me for not wearing a team jersey! BUT since entering college, I do love my school and enjoy supporting it by wearing their gear. (It also helps that the colors—crimson and gold—are actually cute.) So without further ado, here are FIVE ideas to help you get game-day ready for all your upcoming events! Being spirited doesn’t have to mean sacrificing style. Continue reading “B2S Series: Stylish School Spirit”

{Shopping} Apocalypse Now

shopping, fashion blogger, online shopping, in-store shopping

The year is 2035, and in-person clothing shopping as we know it… has become extinct. Gone are the days of turning a boring Saturday afternoon into a shopping trip to the mall with your besties. Forgotten is the time when you had to brainstorm the perfect shopping outfit, one that would allow maximum foot comfort as you walked back and forth across the mall but would also ensure the most efficiency as you changed in and out of your clothes in the solitude of a dressing room. Lost is the joy you once felt as you ran your hands across every texture of the store, from the chenille sweaters to the sequin dresses to the suede booties. It was all gone. Continue reading “{Shopping} Apocalypse Now”