12.31.2013

2013 Reader Survey


As the new year begins I have many new and fresh ideas for my blog! I'm so excited to change things up a little bit, and add some more little details to my blog. I would love to hear from you and hear what you think of my blog, what you would love to see this new year, and just hear all your thoughts and opinions of my blog. I did this a long time back when I first starring blogging and I loved reading everyone's comments, so now that my blog has grown some more I would love to hear from my new readers! Blogging this year has been amazing, and I've loved every minute of it! I look forward to reading your comments, I'm hoping they will help me come up with some great ideas, and inspiration for the new year!!



12.29.2013

Top Ten Outfits of 2013

Well here are the 2013 recaps, of my top ten favorites. This year has been so amazing, and it's so fun being able to look back on my old posts and see how I've changed along with my style and blog. This is my first recap, considering I've only been blogging for one year, and I loved putting this together! I've been reading other blogs and they keep saying how much their style has changed and how they have devolved new tastes for other styles. But this year I haven't seen much of a change, instead I've noticed how I've actually been able to create and find my own style. I'm so glad I decided to start doing outfit posts on my blog because I've been able to explore many fun places for photo shoots! I'm looking forward to the new year and to experience all the new opportunities it holds along with my fashion sense!
 
                                                                            ( sunday afternoon , grey)
                                     ( truly sweet, rainy days)                                                                                      
 
                                                                                        ( the simple outfit, the many colors of autumn)
                                                                                                           ( pretty in floral, a day at the café )
 
                                                                                       ( baby it's cold outside, home for the holidays )

12.25.2013

Merry Christmas

 Merry Christmas! I can not believe Christmas is here already, but I'm so glad it is. It's a time of laughter, and special moments with my family. I have been so blessed this year, I have so much to be grateful for. I am so thankful God sent his son to come on this earth to be born. As I read the story of Jesus's birth I learn something new every year or even think about the passage differently. Its like every year something new and exciting pops out at me, and says "Jenna, did you think about it this way?" So this year it just really touched me how the wisemen followed the star, and how they fulfilled their mission, which was to find baby Jesus. So as I was thinking about how they must have felt and exactly what was happening at the time, I loved how the wiseman didn't care what Joseph and Mary thought of them. They came for one purpose, to worship baby Jesus. They didn't care how they looked when they brought gifts, all that mattered to them was to see their King. I love this because that's what it should be about, being with the Lord and not caring what others might think of us. Worshiping, loving, and proclaiming that Jesus is Lord. Not only today do I want to remember this, but throughout my new year as well! I hope this touched you in someway, and I hope you have a Merry Christmas!


12.21.2013

home for the holidays

 
 
 I am so happy the weekend is here! Saturday I was able to have a nice quiet, relaxing celebration with my grandma! I'm not able to see her very often because she lives a few hours away, so it was so nice being able to visit with her. Our day consisted of board games, Christmas movies, and a special dinner. It was the perfect way to start off my Christmas break! I survived my finals, and I am finally able to breath once again. I really felt like this year the test wasn't very hard, mostly because I was well prepared, but there's something about taking a long test that always freaks me out! My stress level is high and the pressure of receiving a high grade is always what I panic about. But I finished and this final is now behind me! I am also relieved to say that I completed all my homework for break, therefore I'm hoping my break will consists of nothing but enjoyable moments and relaxing nights! 
 
 
                (shirt, F21: jeans, American Eagle: high heels, T.J Maxx: leather jacket, Target: necklace, F21)


12.18.2013

Q + A / / how to tie a scarf many different ways



 

 Scarfs are one of my favorites during the fall and winter! There are so many ways to wear a scarf there are no rules, and so many options. But today I picked my top four favorites that I use all the time. They are so easy and I love changing it up sometimes!

1. the first one is called the slip knot. instead of giving a tutorial I thought it would be easier giving you the steps, because each example is just that easy. step one; fold the scarf in half. step two; wrap the scarf around the back of your back. step three; pull both ends of the scarf through the loop. step four; adjust the scarf so it feels comfortable. step five; leave the knot close to your neck, or you can pull it away for a loser fit.

2. the second example is called the four-in-hand. this is one of my all time favorite because it looks so cute and complicated but its really simple, anyone can do it. step one; fold the scarf in half and place it on the back of your neck with a loop on the side. step two; pull one of the ends through the loop. step three; twist the loop. step four; pull the other end of the scarf through the loop. step five; now just adjust the knot so that it fits perfectly and feels comfy.

3. the third one is the easiest of them all. its called the simple knot ends. I love this look because its so casual and gives it the cute effortless style. step one; take the end of your scarf and tie a knot at one end. step two; do the same thing to the other end, and just let both ends hang.

4. the last one is the one I wear the most and keeps me the warmest! this one is called the loose wrap. step one; put the scarf around your neck with the ends hanging in front. step two; wrap around one end over your neck so that it comes back hanging in front. step three; loosen the knot so that is becomes loose and so it flows.


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12.16.2013

lately

I haven't done a "lately" post in a while, so I thought why not? I love being able to look back on my old posts and look at my photos and all that I did! So fun. Here are a few little things my life has been consisting of!

Loving: This winter season. The weather is so enjoyable this year, compared to last year when I remember it being freezing, and barely being able to keep warm. I am so excited for Christmas to come, its only nine days away- pure crazy! It literally feels like Thanksgiving just past.

Stressing Over: Finals! Its the week I panic and worry consistently if I've studied enough or know all the material. Nervous that I might freak out once I sit down to take the test and then everything becomes blank, and I forget everything. But I am determined to study hard, and pass. This week is going to be so busy, and I can't wait until it passes and I can breathe again!

Looking Forward to: Christmas break! Whoo-hoo, its only one week away. I can't wait until I can enjoy some relaxing time alone, and blog. Blogging and school are two things I'm still learning how to manage and have a schedule for. So over break I'm looking forward to an extra amount of time set aside just for blogging!! Also during break I'll be able to spend out with friends, and so many special  things planned. :)

Watching: Once Upon a Time. Ahh new favorite show ever. I have so many friends who kept talking about it, and trying to get me to watch it, but I never remembered it or even cared to look into it. But then the other day I saw it on Netflix and I had to see what it was all about. I'm so glad I did, because it is so interesting to watch. I love the whole modern/fairy tale spin on it. I have only seen episode one of season one, so over break I'm sure I will be watching many more!

Drinking: Okay Starbucks has the best holiday drinks ever! I've never really enjoyed peppermint until this year, so I'm totally in love with it! Plus during the season I just love warm hot chocolate.


           If you don't already, you can follow me on Instagram to see my life and adventures  in photos.

-short hair
- quote: if you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way
-lemonade
-Biola university day
-throwback to my favorite photo shoot
-bowling with my class
-boots, leafs, fall
-me and my puppy
-thanksgiving quote

12.09.2013

baby it's cold outside

 
 The winter weather has finally kicked in. It's been freezing, and it finally is starting to feel like Christmas. We have been having fires every night and watching all the old Christmas movies. My home is all decorated for the holiday. Our tree is up, and I have finished all my Christmas shopping! Yes I am very happy it is all done. Last year I waited until the last minute and it was awful, so I was determined to not let that happen ever again. Lately, I've been able to pull out my warm coats and beanies! I've never liked beanies until this winter, and I'm so glad I tried them out. They are too cute and they keep me so warm! Up until this past week I've still be able to wear my capri's and light sweaters so I'm loving the cold! When it comes to fashion this is my favorite time of the year, because I love being all bundled up!  
I can't believe how fast this month is going by. It literally seems like we were just beginning the fall season, and now Christmas. I have finals all next week, and I am counting down the days until my Christmas break starts. Finals always stress me out, and they take so much time preparing for. I can't wait until next week passes, I am desperately in need of a break!  
   
                 (shirt, Forever21 :: high rise jeans, American eagle :: beanie, Vans :: coat, Forever         21 :: boots, Khol's :: purse, Ross :: bracelets, Forever 21 :: scarf, Etsy)




12.03.2013

8 ways to wear your boots, this fall


I'm so excited to share with you today my very first remix archives post! Here are 8 different ways to wear your boots this fall, along with some tips.


1. Leather Jacket. In the fall time I love wearing jackets, but my favorite is leather. I think this just works really well because my boots are leather too.

2. Wear a dress with no leggings. This works because in the fall time its not too cold (well not in So-Cal), or too hot out to wear boots. I love wearing boots with my dresses instead of sandals sometimes so it gives it a whole new look.

                                     
3. Denim Jacket. I love my denim jacket and I swear I wear it everyday with every outfit. This is just a simple casual easy put together look.

                                     
4. Pencil Skirt. Boots with skirts are my favorite. I love heels and sandals but riding boots are so nice for the fall season and it changes up the whole outfit.

                                      
5. Long Sleeve Shirt. This is so casual and comfy. Perfect for a rainy fall day or lazy time hanging out with friends. Paring this with boots gives it an effortless look yet still adorable.

                                      
6. Wear a Sweater. This fall I have been loving my sweaters, which I've never really been into before. Brown boots are awesome with sweaters because they pretty much match with every color.

                                     
7. Add a Scarf. Scarfs save me during the fall and winter season. It keeps me so warm and its so comfy. Plus they add so much style to an everyday worn out tee shirt.

                                     
8. Dress with Leggings. Later in the fall season it becomes more cold and breezy so its so nice to be able to wear your dresses with leggings. I love my dresses but not all go with leggings so its nice to find the ones that match perfectly with leggings and tights so you are able to wear them literally all year round.