Snowy Winter Wonderland | Utah Photo Diary

January 12, 2017
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I’ve always considered myself a NYC girl at heart because A) I love the bright lights and the constant buzz of energy, and B) I never learned how to drive so I simply would not survive in the suburbs. When I started joining Matt and his family (and happy to call them my in-laws now!) in Utah for the holidays when we were but a wee couple, this city girl was completely thrown. Cows in a field just down the block? Mountains all around us? Three Walmarts within a 15 minute drive radius??

At first, I couldn’t make sense of it all – so this is life outside New York?? On previous visits, I would resign myself to house arrest (although  2 weeks spent eating, sleeping, and cuddling with dogs to your heart’s content isn’t really terrible at all) and foolishly thought there wasn’t much to do out there. But oh how I was mistaken. This winter, I set out to make the most of our time and discovered a completely new and beautiful side of Utah.

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Getting Personal | 2017 New Year’s Resolutions

It’s hard to believe yet another year has flown by! I’m still one of those people that feel like 2010 was just yesterday and have to pinch myself when I read the number on next year’s calendar hah! In addition to how quickly 2016…

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Winter Chic with Bronzallure

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Holiday Gift Guide | Luxurious Indulgences

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Beauty Round Up: Favorite Exfoliators

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Getting Personal | Creative Identity and Blogging

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since I shared on here, hasn’t it? I’ll confess: as a rather private and introverted person, I’ve long avoided talking publicly about any struggles or general issues weighing on my mind.  But it’s time to get personal. I…

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NYFW | Naeem Khan Spring/ Summer 2017

The final event of the recent NYFW season (at least for myself) was a spectacular parade of vibrant colors at the Naeem Khan SS17 show. Khan is yet another one those designers who immediately inspires thoughts of sparkles and romance with his intricately embellished gowns,…

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