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Clouds over the west coast//Golden Gate//LA
 All of the fallen leaves//Opal ring//Red leaf

First snow//Matchy matchy//Hot Pot Christmas
 I had some truly amazing moments in 2014 and I hope to make 2015 an even better year!
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RECAP | 2014

Clouds over the west coast//Golden Gate//LA
 All of the fallen leaves//Opal ring//Red leaf

First snow//Matchy matchy//Hot Pot Christmas
 I had some truly amazing moments in 2014 and I hope to make 2015 an even better year!
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Hiya!

OUTFIT | Splendors

Hiya!

Merry Christmas!



OUTFIT | Christmas


Merry Christmas!








OUTFIT | Eve






Do I look sick?
Do I look tired?

OUTFIT | Queen of Everything You See

Do I look sick?
Do I look tired?

OUTFIT | Exumed

HIS Bralettes


Okay, fashion truth: I don't like bras. At all. No matter how they're made, if they're expensive or cheapies, if they're my actual bra size or the fake sizes we're all used to, I hate them. I only wear honest to goodness bras at work, or when it's really cold out. Otherwise, I'm sporting a bralette. And, yes, that means that a great majority of my posts are sans bra.


A lot of people struggle with styling bralettes. Are they underwear or are they outerwear? Is it tacky to expose them or is it chic?

HOW I STYLE | Bralettes

HIS Bralettes


Okay, fashion truth: I don't like bras. At all. No matter how they're made, if they're expensive or cheapies, if they're my actual bra size or the fake sizes we're all used to, I hate them. I only wear honest to goodness bras at work, or when it's really cold out. Otherwise, I'm sporting a bralette. And, yes, that means that a great majority of my posts are sans bra.


A lot of people struggle with styling bralettes. Are they underwear or are they outerwear? Is it tacky to expose them or is it chic?

"She is like a cat in the dark
And then she is the darkness
She rules her life like a fine skylark
And when the sky is starless"

OUTFIT | She is the Darkness

"She is like a cat in the dark
And then she is the darkness
She rules her life like a fine skylark
And when the sky is starless"


I think I may be having the week from Hell.

OUTFIT | Enemy to No One


I think I may be having the week from Hell.

Three years ago today, I made my first post!
Little 18 year old me, with a small little netbook in my small little dorm room.
It's amazing to see how far I've come, and I'm excited to see where this blog takes me!
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Happy Birthday, Katie Like Me!

Three years ago today, I made my first post!
Little 18 year old me, with a small little netbook in my small little dorm room.
It's amazing to see how far I've come, and I'm excited to see where this blog takes me!
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HOLIDAY CRAFT | Painted Mason Jar


OUTFIT | Constant Knot

We all have that person in our lives who are the self proclaimed gift giver extraordinaire, who refuses to tell you what they want, yet, always gets you what you want.

We undoubtedly love these people, but man, they can get annoying. 
I KNOW YOU WANT SOMETHING, JUST TELL ME!

It's so difficult shopping for these people due to their refusals, so either you don't get them anything, or you get them the wrong things. Don't get them the wrong things!

I've compiled a guide of a few items that will hit the nail on the head when it comes to these kinds of people.



Gift Guider Gift Guide


1) Notebooks-- Muji has really substantial and affordable notebooks that will definitely prove useful for anyone. The multipacks are great--the recipient will be covered for the rest of the year, as well as having a choice of colors to use and abuse as they see fit.

2) Blankets-- A blanket is an awesome gift because they're warm, comfy, and they really show you care! This tartan one from Bed, Bath and Beyond is huge and stylish so it can double as decor.

3) Customized Phone Case-- I love giving people one of a kind, customized phone cases. This one is by Treat, by Shutterfly, and they have tons of  designs to chose from, with different colors! The coolest thing about Treat is that they are a multifaceted site--they do everything from physical cards for every occasion, to gifts, like mounted photos, mugs and canvases, to e-cards! You can schedule when you want the cards delivered in advance for some stress free gift giving, which is an A+ in my book!

4) Pens--This may seem like a last minute, bad parent stocking stuffer, but in reality, for the right person, pens are the perfect gift. My certain someone is a pen lover and a pen lover is also, unfortunately, a pen loser. With the affordability and array of colors to choose from from Muji, it's a no brainer to drop a couple pens into a stocking.

5) Large Scarf--I don't think you could ever go wrong with a basic scarf. I live in the Midwest and it's gets bone chillingly cold right after Christmas (sometimes before!), so a good, large, warm scarf is the perfect gift to give anyone. Like the blanket, is keeps you warm and shows you care!

When it comes to these kinds of people, productivity and usefulness are key--they're never going to tell you what they really want, so opt for the convenient and practical!

Do you have any tips for gift giving  for the "I Don't Want Anything" person in your life?


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GIFT GUIDE | The "I Don't Want Anything" Person

We all have that person in our lives who are the self proclaimed gift giver extraordinaire, who refuses to tell you what they want, yet, always gets you what you want.

We undoubtedly love these people, but man, they can get annoying. 
I KNOW YOU WANT SOMETHING, JUST TELL ME!

It's so difficult shopping for these people due to their refusals, so either you don't get them anything, or you get them the wrong things. Don't get them the wrong things!

I've compiled a guide of a few items that will hit the nail on the head when it comes to these kinds of people.



Gift Guider Gift Guide


1) Notebooks-- Muji has really substantial and affordable notebooks that will definitely prove useful for anyone. The multipacks are great--the recipient will be covered for the rest of the year, as well as having a choice of colors to use and abuse as they see fit.

2) Blankets-- A blanket is an awesome gift because they're warm, comfy, and they really show you care! This tartan one from Bed, Bath and Beyond is huge and stylish so it can double as decor.

3) Customized Phone Case-- I love giving people one of a kind, customized phone cases. This one is by Treat, by Shutterfly, and they have tons of  designs to chose from, with different colors! The coolest thing about Treat is that they are a multifaceted site--they do everything from physical cards for every occasion, to gifts, like mounted photos, mugs and canvases, to e-cards! You can schedule when you want the cards delivered in advance for some stress free gift giving, which is an A+ in my book!

4) Pens--This may seem like a last minute, bad parent stocking stuffer, but in reality, for the right person, pens are the perfect gift. My certain someone is a pen lover and a pen lover is also, unfortunately, a pen loser. With the affordability and array of colors to choose from from Muji, it's a no brainer to drop a couple pens into a stocking.

5) Large Scarf--I don't think you could ever go wrong with a basic scarf. I live in the Midwest and it's gets bone chillingly cold right after Christmas (sometimes before!), so a good, large, warm scarf is the perfect gift to give anyone. Like the blanket, is keeps you warm and shows you care!

When it comes to these kinds of people, productivity and usefulness are key--they're never going to tell you what they really want, so opt for the convenient and practical!

Do you have any tips for gift giving  for the "I Don't Want Anything" person in your life?


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I know, you're probably sick of this hat.

OUTFIT | Strides




I know, you're probably sick of this hat.



I am loving all things black and silver or gold on my feet as of late, and Shoespie is the perfect place to drool over them.
From flats, to heels, to tall boots, Shoespie has all of your shoe needs! I'm really tempted to go after those ornate toe ankle boots...




*This is a sponsored post from Shoespie.com*
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Current Faves with Shoespie!



I am loving all things black and silver or gold on my feet as of late, and Shoespie is the perfect place to drool over them.
From flats, to heels, to tall boots, Shoespie has all of your shoe needs! I'm really tempted to go after those ornate toe ankle boots...




*This is a sponsored post from Shoespie.com*
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I remember in like, 2011 when velvet was a huge trend, and I never jumped on it. I don't think I ever will.

OUTFIT | Velvetine



I remember in like, 2011 when velvet was a huge trend, and I never jumped on it. I don't think I ever will.


How I Style Scarves


Scarves are easy--throw 'em on and you're instantly warm.
But, sometimes there is a certain science to them.

HOW I STYLE | Scarves (For Winter!)


How I Style Scarves


Scarves are easy--throw 'em on and you're instantly warm.
But, sometimes there is a certain science to them.

Hello, hello!

OUTFIT | It Was So Easy, Living Day by Day

Hello, hello!

1) Blouse 2) Top 3) Lace Tank 4) Dress 5) Skirt

6) Buckle Boot 7. Heeled Boot 8) Loafer Boot 9) Paisley Loafer 10) Leopard Loafer
It's December, and the holiday season is in full swing. This is the season of spending, and it can be stressful finding the perfect gift for the perfect price.

It's no secret that I absolutely love Vinted--the deals, the forums and the people are the absolute best, so of course I'm going to make a wishlist for myself for this holiday season. I already have a few gifts for my friends scoped out on Vinted, which is super exciting! I definitely recommend checking Vinted out for affordable and lovely gifts this season.

Scope out Vinted, what are you wishing for this holiday season?
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My Vinted Holiday Wishlist!


1) Blouse 2) Top 3) Lace Tank 4) Dress 5) Skirt

6) Buckle Boot 7. Heeled Boot 8) Loafer Boot 9) Paisley Loafer 10) Leopard Loafer
It's December, and the holiday season is in full swing. This is the season of spending, and it can be stressful finding the perfect gift for the perfect price.

It's no secret that I absolutely love Vinted--the deals, the forums and the people are the absolute best, so of course I'm going to make a wishlist for myself for this holiday season. I already have a few gifts for my friends scoped out on Vinted, which is super exciting! I definitely recommend checking Vinted out for affordable and lovely gifts this season.

Scope out Vinted, what are you wishing for this holiday season?
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It's finally December!

OUTFIT | Once Upon a December




It's finally December!
Tis the season to be crafty!
I absolutely love crafting during the holiday season—nothing is better than being in the warm indoors, creating something great.

HOLIDAY CRAFT | Painted Glitter Votive!

Tis the season to be crafty!
I absolutely love crafting during the holiday season—nothing is better than being in the warm indoors, creating something great.

I follow too many foodies on Instagram. Constantly, they're posting pictures of acai bowls and avocado toast. I'm an avid fan of anything avocado--including toast--so I thought I'd show you I make mine.

FOODS | Avocado and Fried Egg Toast

I follow too many foodies on Instagram. Constantly, they're posting pictures of acai bowls and avocado toast. I'm an avid fan of anything avocado--including toast--so I thought I'd show you I make mine.
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