PHOTOS: I'm currently shooting with Nikon D3100, kindly a gift from my dad, and I love it. I am no professional when it comes to cameras, lens, etc. knowledge. I'm a beginner. I've also previously used a Nikon D70 and a Nikon D90 via from my college's art department.
For editing, I use Microsoft Office Picture Manager and paint. Pretty basic. A common question is "who takes my pictures?" majority of the outfit photos are taken by my boyfriend or by using a tripod. All other photos are taken by me.
PLACES: I currently live in Oklahoma, this is where my dad grew up and wanted us to have roots here as well. But I was born in Germany and lived there three years, but have returned several times. Since both my parents were in the military, we moved around a bit, this includes: South Carolina, Italy, & Las Vegas. I'm lucky I had the opportunity through my parents' career to travel Europe and America as much as I did as a kid and now as an adult.
THE GUY: Chris. We actually attended the same high school and had mutual friends, but never officially met until four years after he graduated. We met in January 2009 and we began dating the following month. Our "how we first met" story is weird and honestly, a bit embarrassing! But the guy is definitely my match and we're always having fun together. He took my heart, so I took his name in May 2012. We eloped while in Vegas.
To read/see more about him, see the posts he's tagged in.
THE PUPS: Bane, Ossie, & Olivia.
Bane is a pit bull. Chris hand picked Bane when he was 6 weeks old from a litter and they were together six years before I came into the picture! But he's the biggest sweetie and is the only dog I've ever seen that enjoys getting baths. You tell him, "bath" and he'll run into the bathroom and jump in the tub himself! Ossie, who I rescued from the Humane Society, and he's a pug/chihuahua mix. He farts a lot and loves to sleep! And Olivia is the newest to the bunch and is also a rescue/stray. She's a tiny terrier/chihuahua mix.--she's the most feisty of the bunch!
To read/see more about the pups click here.
HAIR: No, it isn't my natural hair color. Every few months or so (more the so because I am such a procrastinator about making an appointment) I go the salon to get my roots touched up and get highlights.
As far as maintenance goes I try to shower every other day. I can't usually make it past day three without feeling like a grease ball. I tend to use lightweight shampoos and conditioners but I change up the brands often, but usually Paul Mitchell and Dove. I also once a week do a hair conditioning mask and shampoo with purple shampoo (to keep the color of white blonde in my hair from fading).
SHOPPING/CLOTHES: Due to life and all its expenses, I don’t really have a huge budget for clothes. I don’t feel like I really shop at a wide variety of places, which is due to lack of funds too. But I generally stick to ASOS, Gap, Nasty Gal and Urban Outfitters, due to their widespread variety of clothes/styles/trends. I find I like shopping online more than in malls or department stores.
I always make sure to list what & where I got the garments, accessories, etc I wear in each of my outfit posts just below the photographs. I also like to do "wish to wear" posts to share certain sales going on or items that I've been eyeing lately.
Disclaimer: On occasion, I will write "c/o" on a list of what I'm wearing which means courtesy of. This means it was sent to me free of charge.
I'M ALSO ON: Youtube, Blogspot, Tumblr, Lookbook, Instagram, & Pinterest.