The Flip Side

If you are reading this blog post right now than I think it is safe to assume a couple things ....more

Girl On a Budget

Being a girl on a budget is one of those things in life that I like to forget about. Like the spider that was on my wall earlier and now is nowhere to be found. Or the fact that grades come out in three days and I only know what I got in one class for certain. ...more

The Journey to Nursing School: Switching Schools

If you have been following my blogging journey for a while than you probably know that I stink at posting regularly. I get easily caught up and overly involved in my emotions and my sweet blog is the last thing on my mind. If you haven't been lucky enough to deal with my antics than congratulations! And here is a recap of the journey so far: ...more

Northwest Preppy

Preps are a rare commodity in the Pacific Northwest, and comes as no surprise that when I find another prep amongst all the granola I get a little giddy. I found {Sweet Southern Spud} one day while browsing the internet for seersucker inspiration and fell in love with the brand instantly. They describe themselves as "Western Born. Southern Inspired," which hello, welcome to my life. The gorgeous Melinda Jean Lewis is the creator of Sweet Southern Spud, and quite possibly my soul sister. ...more

Northwest Preppy: Sweet Southern Spud

Preps are a rare commodity in the Pacific Northwest, and comes as no surprise that when I find another prep amongst all the granola I get a little giddy. I found {Sweet Southern Spud} one day while browsing the internet for seersucker inspiration and fell in love with the brand instantly. They describe themselves as "Western Born. Southern Inspired," which hello, welcome to my life. The gorgeous Melinda Jean Lewis is the creator of Sweet Southern Spud, and quite ...more

I Can, Because I Am A GIRL

 Being around children is one of my favorite things in the world. ...more

Girls On The Run

 Being around children is one of my favorite things in the world ....more

DIY Fashion Sketch

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Watercolor My Life

A little while ago I posted about the {pajamas} I had sewn for one of my best friend's birthday. I was not entirely sure that they would turn out the way I had imagined so I decided that I needed a backup plan. One of my favorite artists is {Inslee Haynes} She does sort of sketched stylized watercolors of different girls ....more

On Finding Love

Hi, I'm Ali and I'm a 20 year old, still in shock of no longer being a teenager, obsessed with finding the perfect man. Am I too young to feel my biological love clock ticking? Perhaps. But I have pretty much always been this way. I was 5 when I first fell in love. We will call him J. He was Asian and I was smitten. We kissed behind the bush and swore we were in love. Taylor Swift would have been jealous. ...more