Monday Obsessions


Hey Guys

So I’ve been a little MIA from the blog lately. Sorry ’bout that, but I’ve just been too wrapped up with life!

First off, I just submitted my thesis proposal in which I am going to spend the next year looking at the strategic differences in content and target readerships of Vogue and—woohoo!

Second, I just started my super awesome internship at S/Style Magazine. As the editorial intern I’ve been conjuring up a few great stories for the website that I can’t wait to share with you.

Third, I’ve been traveling a bit. I went home to Vancouver for Mother’s Day weekend to surprise my mom for her birthday. I got to see my supercool pregnant sister looking fabulous with only a month to go! Super excited to be an Auntie again!

Also chopped my hair off when I went home and am loving the shorter style! It’s way easier to deal with and a whole lot healthier.

Fourth, I went to NYC to visit my BFF Ali. I didn’t think it was possible to fall more in love with New York than I already was—but yes, after this trip, I found out it’s indeed possible. Planning on heading down again in the next couple months, but I might not come back. I LOVE IT.

Anyways, I wanted to put together a little list of my favourite things this Monday!! Seriously, take a gander:

1.  It’s summer. Which also translates into patio season. Throw away you’re boring old G&T’s and make something that’s actually tasty. This is what I’m making this weekend:


Blackberry Ginger Smash via hungrygirlporvida }

2. Short hair. I can’t get enough! Thinking of going a little shorter like this gal’s hair below (also this dress rocks):


{ image via Vogue UK }

3. Recipe to Try: Truffle FriesSeriously, if anyone ever made these for me I would be VERY impressed.


image via Town & Country }

4. The sweetest engagement photos EVER of Margo and Me blogger Jenny and her fiancé. So cute it makes me sick.


image via Margo and Me }

5. Loving this story: Health Guru Bonberi’s 5 Steps to a Healthy Summer. By the Coveteur. Everything from morning meditation to hydrating mixers—read up fellow [fashionable] health nuts.


{ image via The Coveteur }

6. Mindy Kaling in the Vogue Closet. Hilarious.

Have a good Monday everyone!



Currently Craving

Hey guys!

A few updates:

(1) I am currently working for J.Crew Robson! Super excited for opportunities to grow with this awesome company.

(2) I will also be working with fashion and lifestyle stylist Nicole Sjostedt (check her website out here:, where I will be assisting her during the summer. My first job is this Friday working on a fashion photoshoot for Vancouver Magazine

(3) I’ve decided to add a new biweekly feature to my blog: Currently Craving! Basically its a list of things I am currently craving and have put onto my mental (or Pinterest) wish list!

Here goes my first craving list:

currently craving 1

J.Crew baseball sweater / Topshop distressed shorts / J.Crew leopard loafer / Rebecca Minkoff handbag / La Mer vintage watch / Tory Burch tech accessory / J.Crew Leather colorblock passport case / Rebecca Minkoff Caged Heels / Karen Walker Sunglasses

My biggest craving is the Rebecca Minkoff camera bag, which is on my birthday wish list, as I am in desperate need of a fashionable camera bag (who wants to carry around one of those geeky black bags from Future shop? Not me). I am in love with the caged heel shoe trend, as well as the distressed vintage denim look, and I am a sucker for anything coral!
Hope you enjoy this weeks post! Can’t wait to make my next one!

So this is what blogging is…

Hello all.
Honestly I never really liked blogs and didn’t understand them or their point. But I’m just gonna give this a go…
So I have to clear this one thing up before you judge me…
I love my cat threezie. But. I am by No means a crazy cat lady. I like my cat . MY CAT. Not all cats . MY CAT. I don’t have plates and cups and other kitchen wear with little pictures of cats all over them. I don’t love every single cat I see… I don’t love my friends cats. I love MY CAT. Just like you love YOUR DOG… you crazy dog lady . Obviously if I see a kitten I’m going to like it. WHO DOESN’t like a kitten? WHO doesn’t like a puppy? So back off people.
Now that I have that cleared up I am just going to use this post as a introduction, nothing special.
So my names Lauren
I’m from the best place in the world (VANCOUVER) .
And I go to school in Ontario (GUELPH) – it’s not a farmer school/town I swear .
I’m majoring in English. Would like to work in the publishing industry, preferably in New York and preferably for a Fashion magazine. Woo. So i figured this is what most people in that industry like to do. SO i better jump on the band wagon.
Thank you for reading this… and please keep reading in the future.