December 13, 2011

ding, ding, ding




the color remind me of those cheap, color-changing night lights i used to use in my room. and also freddie fish for some reason...

November 29, 2011

apple cinnamon pancakes




Gather up these supplies:
• Bisquick...yes it's for cheaters (I think you need an egg and milk or something)
• Cinnamon
• Vanilla extract
• Apple
• Knife
• Cutting Board
• Toppings: we used maple yogurt and maple syrup

Work yo magic on some Bisquick:
Prep the batter as directed
Add about a teaspoonish of cinnamon to the batter
Drop in a teaspoon of vanilla extract
Slice up an apple into little pieces and plop into the batter
Mix it on up and cook your pancakes
• Top with the yogurt and syrup



 SO GOOD.


November 14, 2011

we're just a bunch of jolly hooligans in ugly sweaters

Ugly sweater party, ya'll. 
You know the drill: find your most hideous knit, rock it all night, and dunk a solo cup into community black-out juice AKA Yellow Drink.
Slobber.
Be foolish.
Wear reindeer antlers.
Repeat.

November 10, 2011

Barely There Nude Accessories: Guest Post from Arcadian Lighting

Let's get nude– and I don't mean naked. Save that for the weekend, ladies and gents. Embrace your inner nudist and enjoy this guest post from Taylor Wilson of Arcadian Lighting!
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This year, bright colors and a seventies sensibility have made its way to the runway with aplomb. However, barely there pales are still going strong, as it is hard to imagine spring and summer fashion trends without natural hues. Versace's Spring Summer ad campaign reiterated the power of nude and created a lot buzz in the fashion world. For the uninitiated, the stunning campaign featured January Jones in the nude under stark light fixtures with only Versace accessories. Thankfully, you don't have to pull a ôJonesö to make a nude fashion statement and the same can be achieved by some guilt free shopping. 

 
January Jones Versace Spring 2011 Campaign (via) Bag It
Versace Spring 2011 Greek Key Nude Bag (via)
Juliana Beige Hermes Birken Inspired Satchel (via)
Perspex Clutch (via)

It is impossible not to lust after the Versace Greek Key Nude Bag. Part of their Spring 2011 collection, the bag has the trademark Versace look that one gets to see on their dresses, their home dΘcor items, and even their table lamps. Find the Greek Key Nude Bag too expensive? Then, opt for the more affordable Birkin inspired Juliana Satchel or the edgy Asos Perspex Clutch. While the former sticks to a more traditional styling, the latter breaks all the rules with its transparent finish that is reminiscent of a diaphanous chandelier.


Shades Of Nude
Chloe Madison Sunglasses (via)
TOD's Leather Aviator Sunglasses (via)
A chic pair of sunglasses will do wonders for your look and your skin. You cannot go wrong with the minimalistic Chloe Madison LA or the classic TOD's aviators.


Show Off The Shoes
Bianca Nude Platform Pump (via)
Nude pumps practically go with everything and anything. The best way to complete your look is to invest in a pair of sexy heels in shades like ballerina pink, sang, nutmeg, and so on. The Pour La Victoire Women's Irina Nude Platform Pump is a must have this summer.



Cuff It Up
The Alexander MQueen 3D Leaf Skull Cuff (via)
Ditch the bling and opt for something more subtle like a leather cuff. Splurge on the Alexander McQueen 3D Leaf Skull Cuff and pair it with your favorite dress, a funky jacket, or even a flirty print.


Belt It Out
Hilla Toledano Trensa Leather Waist Belt Powder Pink (via)
Nina (via)
 
Offset a color block dress with an elegant belt like the Nina Ricci Beige Belt or opt for the more stylish Trensa Waist Belt, with a 24k gold plated buckle. Remember, femininity is key here, so choose delicate tones and avoid browns and grays.


What do you think of these inspirational Versace accessories? Comments are welcome. Come visit Arcadian Lighting to get some updated lighting fixtures for your home!




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