Life, Travel

A Day at Yachats





This past Saturday I went out to Yachats to do some geological field work. Unfortunately, for most of the day lots of the places that I wanted to survey were underwater due to the large swell.

Luckily around noon, though, the swell started to decrease and I was able to get in a few good hours of work along with some awesome wind burn ha.


Hope y’all had a great weekend as well! 



Fashion, Life, People, Trending

Style to Admire: Hayley Phelan

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I recently picked up the latest Lucky for a good deal of reasons including 1: Lily Collins 2: Purses 3: Haim’s list of their places to visit in L.A. However, one of my favorite outfits in the latest issue would have to be that of Lucky Mag’s own Fashion Features Editor Hayley Phelan.

I love her 90s-esque style and the comfortable yet chic way she pairs things together.


Have a great weekend! 



P.S. The article can be read online here.


Holidays, People, Trending

Happy Easter!



Time to do a little flashback to the good ol ’90s around Easter time! And yes, I did wear a watermelon dress to Easter mass.

Also, can we talk about how my mom totally pulled off the Diana look? Obviously I got my love of fashion from her.

Have a good day! 



P.S. Don’t you love my multicolored nails? haha

Trending, Wednesday Wants

Wednesday Want: Citrus Zinger Water Bottle

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A water bottle that has a press at the bottom so you can add any sort of citrus to your water is like a gift from the gods. Not only would I buy a ton of clementines after buying this, but you could also add some citrus to coconut water if you had some in the bottle. The money I’d save alone just by buying regular coconut water instead of flavored would make this a great buy.


($18 at Neiman Marcus)

Life, Travel

Springtime at Mt. Pisgah










I’ve been wanting to hike Mt. Pisgah for weeks and finally got the chance to go with the other half this past weekend. Luckily for us, the weather has been so gorgeous this past week which made the hike incredibly enjoyable. The great thing I noticed about the trails at Mt. Pisgah is not only are there a good number of them, but lots of the trails meet up with one another so you can wander and not stay on just one trail. We will definitely start to be making more trips out to Mt. Pisgah, it’s just too wonderful not to visit.


Beauty, Pin-spiration, Trending

Lovin’ Right Now: Orange Lips

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Orange lips have definitely become the new makeup trend for this upcoming Spring and Summer. I personally love that those with all different types of skin tones can wear this color. Plus, it definitely is a break from the constant hot pink that so many were sporting last year with it tending to be more of a natural look.

What’s a current makeup trend you’re wanting to try? 


Psst… Don’t forget to check me out on Bloglovin’ here or on Instagram here!

(all images found via Pinterest)

Life, Recipes, Trending

Easy Chicken Enchiladas




1 pound of chicken tenders

1 can of Hunts Diced tomatoes

1 cup of Mexican style cheese

1 cup of Pepper Jack cheese

10 corn tortillas

Pace Picante sauce

1 small yellow onion

Olive oil

1/2 a cup of Chicken Broth

Pam non-stick spray



Dice up a small onion (1/2 onion) and sauté in a skillet with olive oil.

Then put in strips of chicken tenders (I cut up strips of chicken even more before putting in pan) with the onion.

Cover and when done only put chicken tenders on a plate.

Leave the onion in skillet.

Then put in a can of diced tomatoes, 1/2 cup of chicken broth, and some picante sauce in with the onions that are in the skillet.  Cover and simmer.

Pre-heat your oven to 450.

While your oven is heating up, take out a Pyrex dish and spray it with Pam.

Then get out your corn tortillas and spread them on a cookie sheet.  Brush or pour a little olive oil and spread over the tortillas.  You only put olive oil and one side and do not turn over.  Will only take a few seconds for them to soften and then take of oven.  This allows them to soften.

Then take a tortilla, some chicken (I cut into smaller strips even after cooking), cheese, and roll and put in bottom of pyrex.  Do this to all of them.  Open end that you overlap of tortilla should face on bottom of dish.  When you are all done rolling, pour the sauce over all the tortillas, then put some additional cheese on top.
Put the dish in the oven and when the cheese on top has fully melted, they are done.



Fashion, Life, Wednesday Wants

Wednesday Want: J Crew Studded Sandals

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In high school, my favorite pair of sandals were a black pair that were studded. I loved them so much that I literally wore them out and when I went back to where I bought them only to find that they didn’t carry that style anymore.

These sandals may not be black but they sure as hell can compete against my old ones, as tan is definitely a good neutral.





Life, Music Mondays, Trending, TV

Music Monday: Game of Thrones Intro


It’s that time of year again! When on Sundays, I’m an emotional roller coaster due to a TV show called Game of Thrones. Luckily for me, I’ve also read all of the books so I know most of what will happen. However, that doesn’t mean I won’t get emotional even with having previous knowledge of certain events.


Valar morghullis.