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I'm Steffy, and I live in my favorite place on earth, Long Beach NY with my two loves & our dachshund. In this space we share our adventures around NY, cozy days at home and tons of outfits! Grab a cup of coffee and lets get to know each other!


Sunday, August 30, 2015

Sepia Accents

It's September on tuesday and I am in disbelief. This summer came and went - but I'm not complaining, i love the chillier months. We're going on a trip to San Francisco at the end of the week while simultaneously preparing for our big move (down the block lol) next month, so things have been chaotic around here. the mornings have been NEW LEVEL BEAUTIFUL, and I was ecstatic to pull out some new "fall" boots. If you told me i was going to wake up today to only 4 months left of 2015, I would probably tell you to shutup. but it's true, and it's crazy, and time please slow down!!! :)


Wednesday, August 26, 2015


After months of dying my hair, I finally decided to match my roots and go back to my natural hair color. I could NOT be more happy with my decision. I think that everyone is born with the hair color they are meant to have, and next time i try to dye my hair i am just going to remember that...

Another perk of this decision is that my hair extensions match PERFECTLY now (You can see the picture before i put them in above as a reference!). My hair is finally growing, but to speed things along a little bit, these from Irresistible Me are seriously perfect. Two of my work friends already got them after I wore them in one day. They're so easy to put in (it took me under 2 mins) and you don't even feel them! The box includes a ton of extra hair, but I am only wearing the thickest one in these photos. They make me feel super confident - i know I shouldn't use them as a "crutch" for confidence, but wearing them on special occasions makes them feel that much more special!


Monday, August 24, 2015

Seasonal Simplicity

With Fall right around the corner (it isn't in NY yet! maybe only in the mornings and evenings?) I've been thinking about what I truly need this year. I've been slowly clearing my closet of extras that I don't get around to wearing often, and focusing on high quality staples. For this Fall, I've been obsessed with high quality denim & big chunky knit hats (made by me, for me!). Here's some faves - that doxie sweater will be mine! : 

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

The North Fork

Today we spent some time in the north fork, which is out East near Montauk. They have some amazing wineries and farm stands, and everything is so adorable i just couldn't stop snapping pictures (i have sooo many more!) almost everything is dog friendly as well! We just ordered a new wider lens, so be ready for tons more pictures. We're going to try focusing more on our adventures here, and less on just fashion!

Let me know if you're excited, or if you just read here for the outfit photos! I would love to know!



Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A serious question for you:

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nyc fashion blog, ny fashion blogger, vintage personal style
nyc fashion blog, ny fashion blogger, vintage personal style
nyc fashion blog, ny fashion blogger, vintage personal style

To bangs or not to bangs?

I was feeling my hair here, but 1 day later impulsively chopped some straight across fringe. A gal is indecisive!!!

What do you guys think??


Monday, August 17, 2015

An Explanation...

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 I didn't mean to take a 1 week hiatus, but I was at a family reunion for Matt's side of the family. We were all staying in a big, weird, creepy, awesome and scenic (yes, it was all of those things!) home in upstate NY. It had no phone service, and I packed 1 duffle bag and pretty much wore the same denim cutoffs the entire trip. It felt awesome. (you can see our family reunion last year here).

I wore this outfit for breakfast at the best diner ever that we found completely by accident! It has been cooling off at night, and I've been soaking in the last bit of summer by wearing all of my favorites. My little transitioning game is adding in some fall feeling colors (like this hunter green) with my summer wardrobe. all of the fall colors, pleaaaase!


Tuesday, August 11, 2015

For every gal who ever wished they didn't chop their locks...

If you have followed me through the years, you may remember my long wavy hair, and you also may remember when i chopped it. i get bored easily with my look, and i am constantly changing it. Since starting my blog I've even gone red twice (here and here). But behind all of these changes I feel the most like myself with long dirty blonde wavy hair. and I couldn't be more antsy to have my hair grow back!

I was never EVER a fan of extensions, but I was able to test these from Irresistible Me, and I feel way less sad about the wait for my hair to grow. You can't tell AT ALL that it isn't my hair, and it makes me happy to feel like my hair is long again - even if it is fake! have you ever tried out extensions before?


Sunday, August 9, 2015

Waffles & A New Photo App!

I always run out of space on my phone. it kills me! but Google just came out with a new app, Google Photos, that increases the amount of photos you can store tremendously AND it has an incredible search feature. I hate having to scroll through a years worth of photos when trying to find Claude puppy pics or wedding pics- but with this app, you can literally SEARCH for something, and it categorizes all of your photos by people and places. it's ridiculously cool. You can also share a big group of photos with a link, which is the besttt after a trip with friends (no more dumping everything on Facebook!) I am always skeptical when a new app comes out, but this one is really useful.

Google was giving away free Waffles in the middle of the city if you could find a key word within the app - my word was "birthday" and luckily my birthday was 3 days prior! The waffle was amazing, and I was able to pay with my photo!

It's worth a try, you can download it here!

*Sponsored by Google


Friday, August 7, 2015

Nude & Free

The feeling of being free - truly free of worry, work stresses, life stresses, self-induced stresses- only happens when I am running, smiling ear-to-ear on a bike, in the midst of a yoga class or laying on a beach at sunset. But, there is one rare and beautiful place, a place that reminds me of my own inner hippie, the girl who drove a mint green VW and surfed in highschool. That place is my home of Long Beach. Something about the sound of the waves licking the shoreline and the soft warm breezy air that engulfs my body as I walk on the familiar feeling boardwalk transports my to a different place and time. 

It was only fitting to dress in my most free-spirited easy breezy outfit for this calm night, wearing Vera Wang Hippie Princess, their newest scent. It's delicate and sweet, my wingman for a low key beachside sunset. On your next dance with your inner hippie, publish your hippie spirit to @VeraWangGang with #VWHippiePrincess and #TVContest for a chance to win the fragrance, and a shopping spree at Kohls!
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