Rainy Day

I was about to say that that was an unexpected week hiatus from blogging, but looking back, I really shouldn't have been surprised. I had planned on a week of Parks and Rec posts (R.I.P. favorite show), but things got pretty crazy and blogging took a backseat. To make things easier on myself, here's what I've been up to:

  • Had that Parks and Rec finale party with my friends. We ate calzones, waffles, and we cried all the tears. It was perfect.
  • One of my oldest and best friends, Kyle, was in town after getting out of the Air Force, and I spent most of the week with him and my other friends while he was here.
  • As I've most likely mentioned, my parents are selling the house that I grew up in, and it finally came time to get out this weekend. Since I need to save a little bit more money before I can get my own place, and since my parents are moving to an area that's a little farther from Orange County and LA than I'd like, my brother and sister-in-law have graciously taken me in temporarily. My friends helped me move my things on Saturday, and now I am officially in a new place! I'm having a bit of a rough time leaving my childhood home for good, but fortunately I love the new area that I'm living in (it's a different city, still in Orange County) and I get to see my niece and nephew all the time now. I'm incredibly thankful to my brother and sister-in-law for letting me stay in their beautiful house for the time being.
  • Lastly, and most wonderfully, I officially got a job! I had two interviews last week, and it went so well that they offered it to me the same day as the second one! It's with a company that does customer service for high end fashion retailers and designers' websites. It's not exactly what I envisioned myself doing after graduating, but for a first job that will help me pay the bills and get into my own apartment, I'm incredibly happy to have found one that's at least related to what I studied and in an office filled with wonderful people. I should be starting next week, and I can hardly put into the words the amount of relief I feel after months of searching. I can't wait to have happy things to talk about again. Thank you all for your support during the job hunt!

This outfit was pretty last minute and I wasn't planning on taking outfit pictures in it, but I couldn't say no when Elyse offered to take them for me. It was raining yesterday, so I figured that I had to put this dress on to grab one last lunch with Kyle before he went back up to Sacramento. This is pretty much my only jacket with a hood, so it sees a lot of wear when it's wet outside. 

Dress: Modcloth via a swap
Jacket: Buffalo Exchange
Boots: H&M
Belt: Vintage


  1. Yaaay, congrats on the new job! Definitely deserves a toast, good thing I have beer next to me :-D
    And RIP Parcs & Rec, I really need to finally watch it :-D
    Adore the hood jacket and the umbrella couple printed dress, so cute!

    So happy you got it :D
    Also, your dress is darling, and the fact that you wore it on a rainy day makes it even better.

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

  3. What a lot of crazy changes! Congrats on the new job, and loving how you styled the dress.

  4. Congrats on the job, girl! To get a job in your field is huge and I'm sure it will lead you down the path to your dream job. Thank goodness you have that to balance out the moving- so many big changes! Love your rainy day dress!

  5. 1. That dress is freaking awesome! 2. CONGRATS on the job!! Awesome news!! Can't wait to hear how it goes!!
    Sincerely, Sara

  6. Ooooh my gosh your dress is far too adorable (much like yourself)! and CONGRATULATIONS on getting the job! That must be so exciting! Wishing you the best of luck!

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