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5.09.2014

C: austin ya'll


Well it's been a month, but my "spring break" travels are finally making their way to the blog! I went with a few coworkers on our week off and explored wonderful Austin, TX!  I will say that I was so much more impressed than I expected to be.  We ended up heading south because we got tickets to the iHeart Radio Country Music Festival (went a little lot fangirl during Luke's set), but what I didn't know was Austin is such a foodie city (LOVE), and very young and happening... it actually reminded me of a southern version of SF! Here's a few of the things we did (as seen above): 

-ran around the State Capitol
-enjoyed some serious BBQ at Stubb's
-Rainey Street (!!!!!) street of old houses converted to hip bars - we love. 
-got our nerd on at LBJ's Library
-brunch at Elizabeth Street Cafe... those beignets though. YUM! 
-Amy's ice cream, duh. 
-cooled off at Barton Springs and with yummy snow cones from Sno Beach
-danced the night away Texas style at The Continental Club
-got a glimpse of 1.5 million bats under the bridge
-peeked into the famous Driskill Hotel
-made some seriously good memories with new friends!

+ a little life update on me: after today I'm on the 4 week countdown until school is OUT and summer is ON! Yee! Open House is next week, and parent-teacher conferences the week after that, so work is going to be crazy.  Kait and I have also started our "cabo diet" this week... fuuunnnnn.  Looking forward to a mini heat-wave hitting the city early next week - base tan time! Laying low this weekend, which hasn't happened in forever and I'm pretty darn excited about it... hellooo sleeping in! xo

5.05.2014

K&C: take two


Hey stranger. 

Today marks two years. Two years out of college, two years blogging. Can you believe that?Neither can we. For those of you who have spent any time following our journey throughout the past couple years, and those of you who care, we feel like there is an explanation owed for our absence over the last couple months:

The sweet + condensed version is life happened. Doesn't it always? This wasn't "I just got busy" life though... this was like THAT coupled with "BIG life changes happening, slash we did not have Internet until last week" life. The biggest of which is the two of us are now living together in San Francisco (insert whoop whoop!). 

Kaitlyn got a new job in the marketing world of a tech start-up, and ever since we've been running full steam ahead finding + moving into our new apartment, establishing a home together (aka glorious Ikea trips), and settling into a new routine. There were days where it was challenging to just make it to after working hours, and the priority of blogging became different than what it used to be. 

One night not long after we moved in, we sat down to dinner at one of our favorite local spots and over tacos we talked about what to do with our little b&b. Honestly, we discussed throwing in the towel. Neither of us has the time or energy to blog like we did when we were unemployed and living at home. It's unrealistic to think that we could keep that up. However, we both love this blog and have put in so much time and effort into turning it into our little creative corner of the web that it just didn't feel right to call it quits without a take two. 

Enter our second act... 

-We've committed to posting 2 times a week 
-We're updating our look, and giving ourselves a lil rebranding makeover...there's need for a new slogan! 
-An exciting collab with Warby Parker is on tap (love. them.)
-Lots more outfit/recipe posts, now that we can play photog for each other! 
-Update to our 25 by 25 lists (gotta cross a few of those babies off!) 
-Some gorg travel photos from past & upcoming trips... can you say Cabo?
-Two happy refreshed bloggers (we just needed a little break... so sue us!) 

Happy Cinco de drinko uhhh... Mayo, and to two years strong.  Cheers from our margs to yours.

XO,
K&C

3.17.2014

C: spring fashion trends

outfit inspo: the gap // graphic tee // shoes // lipgloss

outfit inspo: j. crew // jewelry // bag // hat

outfit inspo: c. wonder // statement earrings // shoes // belt

Wonderful SF weather the last couple of days has me all kinds of excited about spring. This weekend I wore a dress for the first time in months... only after my legs had seen some serious Jergen's action, duh.  Today I'm sharing some of my favorite warm weather trends that are super easy to replicate with pieces you already own in your closet, making this the easiest. wardrobe. update. ever.  Happy St. Patty's Day!

3.11.2014

K: life lately



I just celebrated my 24th birthday and I can't believe that another year has passed. This year has been so full of highs and lows and I enjoyed every moment of it. I've grown as a person, strengthened my skills professionally and participated in the most crazy, fun adventures along the way. I feel like with each year, I learn more about myself and become more comfortable with the person I am meant to be. I have a really good feeling about this upcoming year and I can't wait to continually challenge myself, learn more and enjoy life's experiences and the perks of being a young 20 something. Life is just so crazy, chaotic and beautiful. 

In no particular order: 1. Positive energy & good vibes have been very important to me recently / 2. I LOVE my new fringe cowboy boots / 3. Relaxing spa day for my birthday / 4. Spending a night out with my best friends / 5. Celebrating Valentine's Day with Corinne / 6. Drinks at my birthday dinner / 7. A beautiful day in SF / 8. Chase Rice concert with my best friend Whitney / 9. Golden State Warriors game with my gals / 10. A Cleobella dress that I have been drooling over for our trip to Cabo / 11. Quality time with Hannah / 12. Feeling the itch to travel