The Vancouver Adventure Continues

Maybe you got to see my post from earlier this week, Discovering Vancouver. Those shots were taken with my Canon 5d. One thing I’ve found in my travels is that when you walk around a new city with a giant camera around your neck–the city presents itself to you differently. When I just walk around with…

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Discovering Vancouver

It finally happened. I made it to Canada, Vancouver to be exact. It was beautiful and so much bigger than I expected. In fact, it reminded me of Seattle with the architecture, well designed little shops, nearness to nature, and unfortunately the prevalence of homeless people. Even after five days of exploring, I saw so little of this…

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meshy shoes and cotton candy skies

I have thus declared October my adventure month of 2015. I’ll be traveling so much that I want to soak up what little time I have in Chicago. It’s been quite lovely here–I just had to share these shots with you. Now off I go! (p.s. Happy 500th Post from for-the-love-of-nike!!!!!)

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for the hate of lolla

Another year, another Lolla. I have a love/hate relationship with it myself. I’m sure that’s true for many. But hey, where else can you see an endless number of bands in a matter of 3 days? Here are a few things I learned about the festival.Let’s start with the etymology of the word. Lollapalooza (lä-lə-pə-ˈlü-zə)…

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one if by Portland, two if by sea

Take a look at the Willamette River, folks! And take a look at the great view it boasts. Since the last few posts have been about Portland, I thought we could go a little deeper and learn some interesting facts about this great city. Here we go! Portland was named by the flip of a…

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zippy zippy zippy bra!

Check out this cool Nike sports bra I got the other day! It zips! I paired it with a sweater top from Target, Gianni Bini skirt, Sky High Dunks, and Google Eyes. It’s a great outfit for a stroll in Wicker Park or the Bastille concert I went to that night. (which was awesome, by…

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pink sneaks

Today’s post is quick. Just wanted to share on outfit I wore the other day. top: J. Crew, jacket: LOFT, pants: J. Crew, necklace: Target, shoes: Nike Liberty

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2 ply friends

Like a little kid with a big imagination, I much prefer the cardboard box over the contents of said packaging. After an IKEA delivery of new shelves to organize my tiny apartment, I was inspired by their 2 ply wrappers. I grabbed a paint brush and created a few life-size characters to hang out with…

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