Travel | Chicago: Where to Go

On our week-long vacation, we decided to road trip down to Chicago. Unsure of what to expect with regards to summer visitors, we purchased the city pass to avoid the lines. Being big foodies, we allocated enough time to enjoy our food and visit the sites. Since we visited many many places, I’ve divided my Chicago post

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How to Build a Quality Work Wardrobe on Budget

When I graduated from college and started working, the most exciting part was actually building my work wardrobe. Of course it is never-ending and I still add to it from time to time. But if I had known then what I know now, my closet would only be filled with affordable, high quality, long-lasting pieces

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy mother’s day to all the amazing moms out there. And especially to my mom, thank you for always supporting me, giving me guidance and never fails to have tips for recipes, baking, styling, and everything else that you do amazingly well. Love you! Here’s a homemade cake to sooth all our sweet tooth. Made

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Interview | Behind the Scenes: WinkyDesigns.com

Remember the Dose of Inspiration post earlier this week? Here’s the whole truth and nothing but the truth. My interview with Winky Wu, the founder, the designer, and the brains behind Winky Designs, enlightens us with her journey. Me: Did you always know you would eventually want to go into design and fashion? If not, when did

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Fashion | 3 Trends Worth Embracing This Season

It’s easy to spot the trends just by dropping into a couple of your favorite stores, some you like and some maybe not so much. I’ve picked out the 3 trends that I believe work the best with the most complexion and figure types: B&W, Pastel, and Lipstick Red. Black & White This season, black

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A Dose of Inspiration is Just What We Need | Winkydesigns.com

Remember those snazzy slap-on bracelets that were the hippest things in school? Now, what did they do other than being “cool?” What if, they were made functional? Would you pick up one of these goodies again? Meet Wink Designs, the brand that brought back these fun goodies and made them functional. these slap watches are fun and fashionable at

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Travel | Decoded – Las Vegas Vanilla Edition

What pops into your mind when you think of Las Vegas? I’m thinking probably casinos, shopping malls, and clubs? After college, I’ve been visiting Las Vegas to get away from the cold and its delicious food, amazing entertainment, and pretty things. This time, we stayed at Vdara Spa and Hotel, which turned out to be

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Fashion | Love is in Full Swing: Affordable and Classy Finds

As more and more spring collections debut, I’ve been seeing more and more full skirts, fluted or swinging hems. This trend away from the tighter fitting pencil skirts is a blessing for fuller bottom gals as this cut hides your curves in the most flattering way. Seems to me AT Loft is having a comeback with

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Reviews | Zara Picks: Spring 2014

If you’ve been following my posts (here, here and here), you would know that Zara is one of my favorite brands. It had always been on trend, reasonable price, and durable quality. However, this season, I set my eyes on two dresses and they’ve both returned as disappointments. When I was browsing the “new this week”,

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