Cinco Ideas for Cinco de Mayo

Maker:L,Date:2017-9-22,Ver:5,Lens:Kan03,Act:Kan02,E-Y

This Saturday is Cinco de Mayo (where has April gone?!) so I wanted to share a few ideas for how to celebrate. I’ve taken four years of high school Spanish, and the teachers always remind us that Cinco de Mayo isn’t a real Mexican holiday. It celebrates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla during the French-Mexican War. However, besides in the town of Puebla, not many Mexicans celebrate it (or at least, so I’m told). Rather, it’s an Americanized holiday used as an excuse to drink margaritas. 😉 But that’s enough history for one day! If people are going to celebrate, I figure we should get in on the fun too, so here are five ways to spend Cinco de Mayo this Saturday (that don’t involve alcoholic beverages). Continue reading

5 Alternatives to Shorts

Maker:L,Date:2017-9-22,Ver:5,Lens:Kan03,Act:Kan02,E-Y

The weather may not seem to be warming up quite yet, but summer is just around the corner. Soon enough we’ll be rocking some shorts with our hair tied up and an ice-cream cone in hand. Sounds nice, doesn’t it? Only if you’re comfortable in shorts. Continue reading

How to Escape a Style Rut

Maker:L,Date:2017-9-22,Ver:5,Lens:Kan03,Act:Kan02,E-Y

We’ve all been there…that moment when you step into your closet and “have nothing to wear,” despite the collection of clothing items hung up right in front of you. Lately, I’ve felt very uninspired, particularly with fashion. A few people even started to notice my sudden change in style—I shifted from put-together, posh outfits to sweatshirts and black pants. It’s totally normal to have a day like that every now and again, but for whatever reason, I was dressing down for weeks…While I’m still struggling a bit, I think it’s safe to say that I’m finally crawling out of that fashion-less hole. If you’ve ever been or are currently in a style rut, here are my best tips to escape it. 🙂 Continue reading