For Your Comfort

Just me, hanging out in an abandoned warehouse being super angsty. You know what I don't have angst about? These shorts. Let me tell you why: they're lightweight, they're well-priced, they're comfortable, ELASTIC WAISTBAND, they've got pockets, they are a sane inseam and they come in many colors. I've got the "Greek Gold", the "Birch Leaf" and the "Almost Black". (AKA yellow, green and black.) I also lurve these earrings, they're both high-impact and lightweight. One other thing - you can't really see it in all it's glory, but this is my favorite summertime pedicure polish. It's fun and happy + it goes with anything. It's essentially gilver. 


Denim On Denim On Denim

So this post isn't strictly about the dang Nordstrom sale, but a couple of these items can be found there. I mainly want to tell you how much I enjoy this oversized denim jacket. And I've mentioned these shorts before too - they're fab. I'm really trying to be as full of cheesey as possible, I'm leaning into it because trying to do fashun blogging (especially at my age) can feel so forced. So I'm just gonna let that show. Enjoy me. You can shop the image above or the little carousel below! More stuff is linked in the carousel thingy. 


Nordy Neutrals

In my continued coverage of the beloved/def hated Nordstrom Anniversary sale, I'd like to report on some neato neutrals I think you'd enjoy! I really love the sort of goldenrod-y color I've been seeing lately, I think it's a nice color but can still play a kind of neutral role. I got these shorts earlier this summer in the "Greek Gold" color (and like three others) and have been living in them. (Hashtag elastic waistband). Another staple is the Madewell oversized denim jacket (pictured top left), I would make the case that it can be worn with almost anything you own. It is the Perfect throw on item, even in the hot summer I like to have something to cover my shoulders if I'm going to a restaurant or a movie. It's perfectly broken in and I think the oversized fit is a nice update. (You can also get it here if it sells out at Nordstrom.) I am not typically a culottes kinda person but I do love these windowpane plaid ones by Sea - I like the oversized cuff. Don't forget the Nordstrom sale is still in it's "Early Access" phase, meaning you can only snag stuff at the sale prices if you have a Nordstrom card (you can get one here)! Shop the faves by clicking the images above!


It's That Time Again: N SALE

So if y'all read any of the blogs (the many fashun influencer blogs) you know it's Nordstrom Anniversary sale time. People legit go bonkers over this sale. There's all kinds of fun stuff marked down, they do it in two waves basically, the "Early Access" sale for Nordstrom cardholders starts today - then all of the commoners get access on July 20th. So I'll be breaking out some of my faves in different sections. Like this post, this post right here is the "FITNESS" post. I'll have a beauty post, some fashun posts. Maybe a post for men. We'll see. It's an overwhelming sale to slog through but ideally I'm showing y'all some of the real gems. Anyway. You can shop by clicking the products above, or with the little carousel thing below. And I'll describe some faves below as well! xo and namaste and Godspeed with your sale shopping

Just going to highlight my faves and some other pieces not shown here!

*I personally think everyone needs either the Nike or adidas tank. I don't always love big branded stuff, but these are such iconic fitness brands that I'll allow it. These are especially great to have if you do anything like hot yoga. They're easy breezy beautiful. 

*I can't get over how cute these pants are. I also really like these running tights -- they're shiny but I kinda feel it. 

*I have the baby pink suede Gazelles, I highly recommend these guys (similar look) - comfortable and you will love them. Great to throw on for casual wear or even with a simple little dress

*I know it's silly but I love these socks. And my dogs eat them. So I'm constantly looking for more socks. 


Good Eats: Vefa's Kitchen

Vefa's Kitchen Greek Cookbook Phaidon

Are you into cookbooks? I love the ones that feel like an experience - do you know what I mean? I have had Garden & Gun's The Southerner's Cookbook for a few years now and I feel like it is sort of part-cookbook, part-storybook. From the cover to the images and anecdotes it paints a fuller picture than just a book of recipes. My latest acquisition Vefa's Kitchen (also known as Greece: The Cookbook) is same same. I'm obsessed with the chic Mediterranean blue cover, and it's recipes are punctuated throughout with pretty pics of Greek classics. So many of the recipes are healthy and not terribly challenging but the book is huge - like 703 pages HUGE, so I can spend literally years working my way through it! I snagged my copy locally but you can shop it here. I think there's a lot of value in learning about the food traditions of other cultures, and I also have this one on my list, I've flipped through it before and it's both visually pleasing and mouthwatering. Perhaps my next culinary adventure. 

Vefa's Kitchen Greek Cookbook Phaidon

Vefa's Kitchen Greek Cookbook Phaidon

Vefa's Kitchen Greek Cookbook Phaidon

Vefa's Kitchen Greek Cookbook Phaidon


Ice Cream Dreams

It's hot AF around here now, so hot in fact, that I'll consider a delicious strawberry ice cream cone. My sprinkle cone is a quick and easy DIY - lightly ice the rim of your cone with whatever icing flavor is your fave and roll it around in sprinkles! You can also toss them in the fridge to firm them up as well. Makes for a cuter cone doesn't it? I have been loving these shorts - they're shorter than I usually prefer these days, but they're high-waisted and "loose fit" so they're quite pleasant to wear. I also want to direct y'all to my FAV-O-RITE summer pedicure polish pick, I seriously wear it almost all summer. It goes with everything and looks great when you have a little tan. Also my Ray-Bans >> the aviators are my favorite sunnies style, but this pair I'm sporting now has a pink sheen to them and I absolutely love them. As always, I'd direct you to PAINTBASE for all of your mani-pedi needs >> my mani was done by Patricia + nail design by Khameo at the Glenwood South location. Also, stop by my IG for some Yanni-Laurel style controversy if you're bored. 😑


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