Goodbye, Summer!

Today is the last day of my summer break. I’ve been off work since the end of May so I shouldn’t be complaining, but waaaaah! I’m not ready to go back. In the style of the first day of school traditional “What I Did This Summer” exercise, here is exactly that. What I did this summer.


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Five Cool Spots to Grab a Drink in New Orleans

I visit New Orleans at least once a year. I shop, go on tours, explore neighborhoods, visit museums, restaurants, and I drink. I’m mostly a beer gal, but in New Orleans I love to have a cocktail. The city has so many signature cocktails and having one made just for you is always such a personal, magical experience. Though I am not local, I think I visit enough to be able to suggest some cool places to grab a drink. Without further ado, five cool spots to grab a drink in New Orleans.

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Found Memphis – Vintage Shopping in Memphis, TN

Found Memphis is a vintage and gift shop located in the Broad Avenue Arts District in Memphis.

Found Memphis


A shop full of vintage and handmade items located in my favorite  shopping district in Memphis? What more could I want?! Found Memphis just relocated to a new spacious spot at at 497 N. Hollywood Street. If you’re not the kind of person who loves wearing vintage, but hates digging through racks at the thrift store for that special piece, Found is your spot. Found sells clothing/accessories, furniture, home decor and have a nice collection of vinyl! The inventory spans several decades, styles and vendors! A handful of Memphis vintage sellers, artists, and makers who each have their own dedicated section full of items in Found. Hoot + Louise, Les Saispas Vintage, Sonic Temple and Mint Cream are just a few of the vendors in Found. Inventory rotates in and out so there’s always something new to see. I recommend following the individual vendors on social media to find out when they’re having sales or stocking new inventory in their booths.

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Insta Vintage! Inclusive Instagram Vintage Shops

I love thrifting and digging for vintage, but sometimes the odds aren’t always in my favor for my size and style. Or I just don’t want to leave the comfort of my house. Enter Instagram. Yep, IG. Home of selfies and food pics is also a great place to score awesome vintage finds. There are hundreds of vintage shops on Instagram and today I’m going to share my favorite shops to buy vintage clothing from.

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Cherry Blossoms in DC

For the last couple of years I’ve been trying to see the cherry blossoms in Washington, DC in bloom and for the last couple of years I’ve failed. One year, I arrived only to find out the rain had washed all the blossoms away. Another year I was sick. THIS year, I finally saw them in bloom and enjoyed a picnic underneath! They were beautiful and well worth the wait.

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