March 2, 2018

The truth shall set you free.

Lately, I've been reevaluating areas of my life that need improvement. February was definitely a tough month. I was busy, stres...

February 19, 2018

Happy Lunar New Year, everyone! It's now officially the year of the dog! I wish all of you a happy and prosperous year filled with lots of adventures and lo...

February 13, 2018

Another year, another milestone! 20 years ago, my parents took us on our very first family vacation. Our first stop was Seattle, Washington. Things were dif...

January 13, 2018

Who doesn't love a good Audrey Hepburn classic? This past week, I did the unthinkable and got a fringe. It reminded me so much of Audrey's look inthe movie,...

January 2, 2018

Happy New Year!

I hope you all had a wonderful and festive holiday weekend! I spent much of my weekend purging my room of old clothing, accessories, and shoe...

November 25, 2017

Happy belated Thanksgiving!

I hope you all had a lovely holiday with your loved ones. I just wanted to say thank you to each and every one of you for being p...

November 15, 2017

Can you believe it? We're already halfway through November. I've been so busy that it took me some time to wrap my head around the fact that Thanksgiving is...

October 20, 2017

Autumn by far is my favorite time of the year. There's something about cold weather, spooky stories, and the morning gloom that really draws me in. Today's...

September 19, 2017

Welcome to Portland.

Fall is my favorite time of the year to travel. There are no crowds, the weather's great, and it's easier to make accommodations. While...

September 7, 2017

Adulthood has been by no means been easy. There are a lot of growing pains involved, and many sacrifices to make.

The older I become, the more...

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Hello! My name is Melissa, and I'm a SoCal native with an affinity for landscape photography, architecture, spicy foods, earthy coffee, dry humor, podcasts, history documentaries, and foreign language films. I enjoy reading, running, photography, fashion, travel, and blogging.


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