Wednesday, February 27, 2013

playing in the snow.

What's better than leaving work early for a snow day? Watching Bentley FREAK OUT about snow. 

That girl must be insanely hydrated for the amount of snow she's eaten (after rolling around in it. uck.). I guess it's cheaper than dog treats. We thoroughly enjoyed our snow day. And stayed warm in a beanie adorned by the vintage brooch I've been trying to figure out what to wear with (a trick adopted from my girl, Megan, from Chasing Davies). Hope you all are enjoying your last bit of winter!

{Zara sweater, Topshop skirt, Rebecca Minkoff bag, 
Topshop Office leopard booties, Urban Outfitters beanie, Vintage brooch}

Monday, February 25, 2013

cake batter cookie sandwiches

I often bake cakes just to lick the batter out of the bowl. It's a sickness I've tried to get help for (and yes I understand the threat of eating raw egg), but it's just so freaking delicious.

Thus, you can imagine my joy when I came across cake batter in cookie form on Pinterest. These might have just kicked my new raw batter eating addiction. Take that salmonella.

What you'll need:
- SPRINKLES. of course.
- 4 eggs
- 2 packages of Funfetti cake mix
- 1/3 cup of vegetable oil
- cream cheese frosting

Mix the cake mix, oil and eggs. Roll into 1-inch balls and bake for 8-9 minutes at 375 degrees. Let cool and then make sandwiches with the frosting and roll in the sprinkles. Boom.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

nyfw street.

I feel for those girls that braved the winter storms for New York Fashion Week this year, but not that bad because they were at freaking NYFW. Outside of the actual runway looks, I love seeing the street style of the attendees themselves. Here were a few of my favorite looks from those lucky ladies. 

{those fur jackets}

{those hats + overside coats}

{those printed pants}

Sunday, February 10, 2013

mod pop necklaces.

I often find myself getting lost in the never-ending valley of Etsy shops. There are so many great designers and craftsters out there. And every so often I find one I can't keep to myself - such as this brilliant jewelry designer, LilahV. Her line of colorful, dainty necklaces are so 1940s-esque, with a modern touch. Now to decide on just one... 

Friday, February 8, 2013

kentucky peach.

If I had my little way....

I'd eat peaches (and whiskey) every day.

Most that know me know I have a rare love affair with whiskey. It all happened during my first to the Jameson Distillery in Dublin (more on that here). Since then, I've developed a new love of the sweeter taste of Kentucky whiskeys, which I can attribute to residing with a certain Maker's-Mark-loving gentleman. 

Whiskey is especially fantastic in the winter. It's an instant kick of warmth to your insides, not to mention it gives you an excuse for a little libation. While most out there are too privy to the whiskey drink, I've uncovered a way to make it enjoyable for every type of tastebud. Ginger ale offers the perfect complement to any whiskey, but especially the sweets from the south. I've converted many friends to the drink that would never before considering anything other than fruity vodka cocktails. 

The perfect addition that recently blew my mind? Frozen fruit. In this case, I had a ton of peaches left over from scone making, and uncovered one of my new favorite concoctions. 

     The Kentucky Peach
      1 shot of whiskey 
      Ginger Ale
      Lime Juice
      frozen peaches
      1 tsp honey

     1. Pour the whiskey (preferably Kentucky born) in a glass over ice. 
     2. Add the lime juice - about as much as a wedge would offer.
     3. Add the frozen peaches. You could even substitute more peaches instead of ice. 
     4. Fill the glass with ginger ale.
     5. Stir in the honey. 

Friday, February 1, 2013

take a walk.

Right before the big winter chill set in we had an unseasonably gorgeous day. It had been a while since we took a stroll through the park, so we took the chunk out - and she made some friends along the way. 

PS. I stole her look with this J.Crew dot sweater. What a trendsetter. 

{J. Crew sweater, Topshop jeans, Zara flats, Rebeca Minkoff bag, Tory Burch shades}
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