Monday, March 3, 2014

P & P's Picks: February 2014

    Hey, guys! I'm so so sorry for the long break in blog posts. For the past week, I've had the amazing opportunity to go snow skiing in Colorado. Ever since I was little, my family has taken a yearly trip to our favorite skiing destination, and we always have a blast! But for the past few years, there's been one thing or another keeping us from going back. But this year, my family surprised me with a five day trip back to Colorado during my school's Spring Break ( I know... a Spring Break in February?). With the long plane rides, I had the chance to catch up on what's going on in the world of social media. Here are some of my favorite finds!

1 // John Legend's Love in the Future

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Oh my goodness, John Legend's voice is perfection!!! I was introduced to his music through his incredible 2014 Grammy's performance. I've heard his name for a long time, but I never took the time to look into him...which was obviously a big mistake! My favorite song from his new album is All of Me, a brooding ballad about his love for his new bride Chrissy Teigen (who is world-renowned supermodel and funny lady on her blog and Twitter). I literally listened to this song on repeat for a solid two hours on my plane ride home from Colorado. His newest album is definitely worth checking out!

2 // Fluted and Midi Skirts

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As I addressed in my last post, fluted skirts, as well as midi skirts, have become my fashion OBSESSION (if you're wondering whether it was necessary to have all caps, trust me it was!). I have always had a penchant for incorporating style from the 1950's and 1960's into my wardrobe, and I am so excited that the longer and fuller skirts are making a comeback in the world of fashion.

I particularly love the ways in which Caitlin of Southern Curls and Pearls and Mary from The Classy Cubicle (both are great blogs, btw!) style these two "trends" into outfits that are much more every-day wearable for practical women everywhere. I am itching to recreate the bottom picture for springtime (is anyone else getting particularly antsy for warmer weather to come knocking on your door?!).

3 // Waterlogue App

Ahh, this app is seriously perfection!!!! After hearing about it from other bloggers, I knew that I had to check it out. I probably spent close to 2 hours waterloguing (not a verb?) all of the photos in my Camera Roll. Above are some of my favorites! I love that everyday people have the ability to create true works of art from any old photo!

4 // Emily Ley blog and shop

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This woman is just plain incredible. I found out about her after stumbling across her Instagram page and (of course) fell in love with her adorable Simplified Planner. When I visited her website, I browsed through her other useful merchandise, which connected me to her blog. She really promotes her motto of simple living by sharing her life experiences of starting and managing a thriving online business while raising her adorable little boy Brady. She manages to incorporate simplicity into everything that she does, and she always maintains a positive outlook on life! Emily has really proved to be an inspiration to me throughout the past few weeks when I've been struggling to see a point to all of the work I put into making myself a successful student, friend, daughter, and overall person. It is definitely worth a few minutes of your time to go and peruse her fabulous website!

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And, that wraps up February's Picks from yours truly! These are all people/things that I have been loving over the past month, and I definitely couldn't resist the opportunity to share with all of you! Thanks so much for checking out today's blog post, and I hope each and every one of you have a great day!

*This post is not sponsored with any of the brands mentioned in this post. I do have a coupon code with Benevolent Jewels (PPCODE20) where you can get 20% off of your purchase!*


  1. I love your blog it's super cute! I totally agree with you about the Waterlouge app, it is terribly Addicting. It makes your pics look like a Monet! Lol I Love it

  2. Awww, thanks! I am still addicted to it now, and I think it would be fun to frame some of them for my room... blog DIY?? ;)