Tuesday, July 19, 2011

California Here We Come

At this very moment I am cleaning my room and packing. I'm traveling to L.A. and then from there I'm off to Mexico. The rolling method of packing works surprisingly well! By using that method I have easily packed 5/8ths of my closet. The difficult part is trying to choose which shoes to pack. My sister might as well have insulted me when she saw my shoes and said "They all look the same." I find it quite odd how I am so ready to get away from Vegas when people pay a pretty penny just to visit. So here I leave you with a picture of me and my lovely collection of The O.C. Say what you want, but I thoroughly enjoyed that show regardless of how melodramatic it was.

Friday, July 15, 2011

La oreja de Van Gogh

hat - F21
shirt - so old I don't even remember
ruffle skirt - Rhapsodielle
socks - Walmart
neckalces - my mom &Gypsy Den
boots - Mexico
bag - garage sale

I'm off to Mexico in exactly a week! I go almost every year with my familia and spend about 3 weeks each time in a town called Jerez in Zacatecas. This trip, however, is extra special. My parents are getting married again! A renewal of vows. They've been married for 25 long &beautiful years. We will be spending a week in Mexico City. They will get married at la Basilica de Guadalupe. We're then heading off to Cancun for a week for the "honeymoon." Lastly, we're going to Jerez for the last week. The hardest part about traveling is not packing your whole closet!


Sunday, July 10, 2011

What is a youth?

"If a June night could talk,
it would probably boast it invented romance.

Ohh summer, the one season where anything and everything seems possible. Nothing and no one holding you back from being exactly who you want to be. Summer has this sense of endless possibilities. Those memorable nights turn into mornings and mornings turn into good nights. Summer is what you make of it. As of now, summer in my eyes are nights spent with friends worth wasting time with, listening to music, sewing, having a vampire sleeping schedule, reading, movies, and lazy days.

May your summer dreams come true.

Friday, July 1, 2011

If you give up New York, I'll give you Tennessee

(I know, I know, I've used this title before but its my blog and I do what I want) 
Guess what? I'm moving to North Carolina! .... Alright, so maybe that's not the complete whole truth. I mean it's "true" but it isn't. Lately I've been examining myself. Am I that girl that stays in Vegas her whole life? Am I that girl who likes the glamorous, night-life fun and laid back beaches of Cali? Or am I the type of girl who loves the fast-pace, intense hustle and bustle character of New York? I figured no matter what, I am a city gal. Recently, however, I've been living a life simple and slow. Summer has allowed me to slow down. I've been sitting at night decorating my room with paper flowers, magazine cutout letters, string of colorful lights, fixing up my book shelf. I've been spending days in the garage with my dad changing the oil, fixing up a record player, cleaning and painting it. I would sit there on a little stool, fill up a bowl with gasoline and clean off the paint and dirt on the metal from the record player I screwed off. Sweat running down my forehead with the faint sound of music in the background and my dog just sitting at my feet. It was peaceful and calming. So I thought to myself, why did I LIMIT myself to cities when I could explore towns. It's not totally official but I have been looking into CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA. I feel like although I grew up in a city, I need a new environment. I may love all of the lights, cars at 3am roaming the streets, restaurants open at 1am, concerts at the tip of your fingers but I think what I want is to not have to drive everywhere, I want the stars, I want community, I want nature. So even though I have years to make this decision I think I'm leaning towards a town as opposed to city.
Although, where I actually end up is in the hands of God.
Headscarf - Vintage/Mothers
Polka dot shirt - American League Thrift Shop
Lace Vest American League Thrift Shop
Skirt - Rhapsodielle
Boots - Rack Room Shoes
Necklace & Bracelets - Forever 21
Cuff Bracelet - Gifted
Red purse - Bought at garage sale

P.S. My wall says "Rêver de réjouissances" Which, roughly, is supposed to translate to Dreaming of revelry