Thank you for your thoughtful comments on Friday’s post! You all know how to make a girl feel sparkly and new 😉 Speaking of, have you heard?! There’s a fresh batch of new arrivals in the boutique, including a brand spanking new bath section! I hope you love what you see 🙂

And to keep the conversation flowing this week, let’s bring back So Tell Me About Yourself!
Favorite quote:
Furthest you’ve ever traveled:
Guilty pleasure:
One thing on today’s to do list:
Trend you’re over:

Copy and paste to leave your answers in the comments! Here are my answers:

Favorite quote: “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” —Walter Isaacson
Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Istanbul, Turkey
Guilty pleasure: Getting sucked into Bravo marathons
One thing on today’s to do list: Finally replace the lightbulb above my bed… Am I the only one who puts off chores that will actually take thirty seconds to complete?!
Trend you’re over: Foxes on everything 
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  1. Favorite quote: Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside – Mark Twain
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: New York (I live in Barbados)
    Guilty pleasure: Reality TV
    One thing on today’s to do list: Start packing for my move
    Trend you’re over: Leggings as pants, peplum

  2. Favorite quote: “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” -Thoreau
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Spain
    Guilty pleasure: Reality TV, wine & Beignets
    One thing on today’s to do list: Write thank you cards
    Trend you’re over: Animals on every sweater everywhere

  3. Favorite quote: “It always seems impossible until it is done”

    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Prague, CZ

    Guilty pleasure: My love for Justin Bieber!

    One thing on today’s to do list: Write a big batch of Thank You notes!

    Trend you’re over: High wasted, destroyed, mom jean shorts!

  4. Favorite quote: “Forget, regret, or life is yours to miss.”
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Greece
    Guilty pleasure: Justin Bieber
    One thing on today’s to do list: Paint my horribly chipped nails
    Trend you’re over: Cheetah…I love it but some people take it way too far!

  5. Favorite quote:What Susie says of Sally says more of Susie than of Sally. Remember that

    Furthest you’ve ever traveled:Switzerland

    Guilty pleasure:Reunion shows from Bravo’s reality shows are pretty entertaining

    One thing on today’s to do list: do homework and be in bed by 9

    Trend you’re over:chevron (with a few exceptions)

  6. Favorite quote: It is, what it is.

    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Rome, Italy or Tunisia (not sure which is further or if they are equal distance)

    Guilty pleasure: sleeping past 8am and sitting in my pj’s past 9am.

    One thing on today’s to do list: update quantities at

    Trend you’re over: People taking pictures of there food and drinks (and constantly updating you on it).

    PS – I love when you post these and I hope you are feeling better!

  7. Favorite Quote: “Open mind, open heart.”

    Furthest I’ve ever traveled: England and Scotland

    Guilty Pleasure: Ruffles potato chips

    One thing on today’s to do list: Laundry

    Trend I’m over:abbreviating words while talking.

  8. Favorite quote: Those who dance are considered insane by those who can’t hear the music. -George Carlin

    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Italy, in college

    Guilty pleasure: sweets…cookies, ice cream, candies. Also The Vampire Diaries

    One thing on today’s to do list: getting everything done at work before my bosses leave for Europe! Then, hitting the gym.

    Trend you’re over: bitchiness about people you don’t even know.

    Blonde in this City

  9. Favorite quote: “Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some type of battle” – Plato/JM Barrie
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Hawaii
    Guilty pleasure: Any and all sour gummy candy
    One thing on today’s to do list: get through the 134 post-vacation emails
    Trend you’re over: The Harlem Shake and Gangham style, nothing will beat the Dougie 🙂

    Sorry to hear about you and Michael! But there is so much left of your life to be lived 🙂

  10. Favorite quote: “So when at times the mob is swayed,
    To carry blame or praise too far,
    We make take something like a star,
    To stay our minds on, and be staid.”
    Robert Frost

    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: The Baltic Region of Poland

    Guilty pleasure: Bad reality tv shows on Bravo and playing my guitar or ukelele and writing songs that no one ever hears

    One thing on today’s to do list: Buy a 36″ balloon

    Trend you’re over: People dressing for others instead of themselves. Wear what makes YOU happy!

    So glad you’re feeling a little perked up!


  11. Favorite Quote: “The road goes on forever and the party never ends” -Robert Earl Keen

    Furthest Place I’ve ever traveled: Copenhagen, Denmark

    Guilty Pleasure: online shopping..oops!

    One thing on today’s to to list: replace my razor blade

    Trend I’m over: sock buns


  12. Favorite quote: right now, “I think we like to complicate things when it is really quite simple; find what it is that makes you happy and who it is that makes you happy and you’re set. Promise”
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Munich, Germany
    Guilty pleasure: Reality TV, specifically any and all Bravo shows
    One thing on today’s to do list:get up and go for a run
    Trend you’re over: Chevron, I have a love/hate relationship with it

    xo Jackie

  13. Favorite quote: “L’essential est invisible pour les yeux. On ne voit bien qu’avec le coeur.” – Le Petit Prince
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Australia and China (not sure which one is further)
    Guilty pleasure: Shopping, shopping, shopping
    One thing on today’s to do list: skype with my mom (ugh)
    Trend you’re over: the bubble necklace

    And ‘Ray Bucknell!

  14. Favorite quote: It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child” – Pablo Picasso
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
    Guilty pleasure: Sister Wives on TLC
    One thing on today’s to do list: Clean the Kitchen!
    Trend you’re over: Chevron, Gladiator Sandals

  15. Favorite quote:”But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there.” -The Perks of Being a Wallflower
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: New York City, New York!
    Guilty pleasure: Watching old reality tv shows like The Hills.
    One thing on today’s to do list: Clean the kitchen. I do a room a day to stay on top of everything to keep it sparkling.
    Trend you’re over: Glitter everything.

  16. I love the rope pieces!

    Favorite quote: “The world you desire can be won. It exists, it is possible, it is real, it is yours.” Ayn Rand
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Poland
    Guilty pleasure: coffee
    One thing on today’s to do list: clean out my car!
    Trend you’re over: Peplum

    A Pop of Style

  17. Favorite Quote: “Open your hands if you want to be held.” – Rumi
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: NYC.
    Guilty pleasure: the dating game show Baggage.
    One thing on today’s to do list: Laundry.
    Trend you’re over: high-low skirts/dresses.

  18. Favorite quote: Comparison is the thief of joy.
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Rome, Italy
    Guilty pleasure:
    One thing on today’s to do list: Test-run a cocktail for my boutique’s One-year Anniversary party.
    Trend you’re over: Wedge sneakers

  19. Favorite quote: “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun” – Katherine Hepburn
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Germany (can’t wait to get back one day!)
    Guilty pleasure: The Kardashians – I get sucked in every time!
    One thing on today’s to do list: grocery shopping – has been put off long enough!
    Trend you’re over: over the top manicures!
    This is so fun reading all the other responses!!

  20. Favorite quote:Do Well. Live Well. And Dress Really Well.
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Italy
    Guilty pleasure: CW shows – especially Hart of Dixie & Vampire Diaries
    One thing on today’s to do list: Hit the gym!
    Trend you’re over: Ombre, especially ombre hair

  21. Favorite quote: “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” – 1 Peter 4:8
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Alaska or Cancun.
    Guilty pleasure: Totinos Pizza Rolls and Netflix.
    One thing on today’s to do list: Schedule blog posts.
    Trend you’re over: Peplum. It was cute for awhile.

    xx – Danielle

  22. Favorite quote: “Life isn’t about finding yourself. It’s about creating yourself.” – Oscar Wilde

    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Las Vegas!

    Guilty pleasure: Handbags

    One thing on today’s to do list: Paint the basement bathroom (just bought a new house!)

    Trend you’re over: Top knot

    xxoo, k

  23. Favorite quote: “Live what you love”
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: France! I want to go back to Europe and explore… a lot.
    Guilty pleasure: Watching TV/movies in bed wearing my comfiest clothes while perusing blogs.
    One thing on today’s to do list: Finish reading for class tomorrow!
    Trend you’re over: Shoes with extreme platforms that teeter on the edge of stripper shoes.

  24. Favorite quote: be yourself; everyone else is already taken – Oscar Wilde
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: sicily
    Guilty pleasure: reality tv
    One thing on today’s to do list: laundry 🙁
    Trend you’re over: studs and spikes.

  25. Favorite quote: “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” ~Albert Einstein
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: 7497 miles from LA to Sydney, Australia. I’ve traveled a lot, and hope to one day say I’ve stood on all 7 continents (just waiting to get to Antarctica!)
    Guilty pleasure: Shoes.
    One thing on today’s to do list: Make an appointment to do our taxes!
    Trend you’re over: bubble necklaces.

    Hope you’re having a fabulous day!

  26. Favorite quote: a girl should be two things; classy & fabulous. Coco Chanel
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Dubai or Malaysia (not sure which is furthest!)
    Guilty pleasure: Disney Channel
    One thing on today’s to do list: put all my new polishes away (I didn’t do it)
    Trend you’re over: those big clumpy shoes with huge soles

  27. Favorite quote: “the best things in life are free, the second best are very expensive” – coco chanel
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: moscow!
    Guilty pleasure: cheese [every kind]
    One thing on today’s to do list: write friday’s blog post!
    Trend you’re over: bubble necklaces [sorry everyone!]


  28. i’m glad you’re feeling better! your blog is one of my favorite ones to read, and i can definitely relate to the 20something crisis. just keep going! you’re doing wonderful stuff!

    Favorite quote: a little magic can take you a long way (roald dahl)
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: albania
    Guilty pleasure: cadbury mini eggs chocolates… i eat a disgusting amount of them when they come out in the spring!
    One thing on today’s to do list: a long run for marathon training!
    Trend you’re over: high heeled sneakers… i don’t understand them!


  29. Oooh, can’t wait to check out the new arrivals!

    Favorite quote: “Judge people by their actions, not by their words” -my mom
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Patagonia, Chile
    Guilty pleasure: Dark chocolate 🙂
    One thing on today’s to do list: take my puppy on a long hike!
    Trend you’re over: The ‘glitter guide’ look, i.e., all-white interiors with gold feather trays, chevron, lucite, pillows with ‘pops of color,’ , ghost chairs, poufs, etc. It’s so lovely but I’m itching to see a little more creativity in interior design!

  30. Favorite quote: “Map out your life, but do it in pencil.” Jon Bon Jovi
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Cayman Islands
    Guilty pleasure: I love Washington Heights on MTV
    One thing on today’s to do list: Workout
    Trend you’re over: Over foxes, dogs, cats, etc on everything

    Thanks for that link!! I am a sucker for anything to do with decorating or adding to my home.

  31. I love these kinds of things!

    Favorite quote: “The most exciting, challenging and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself. And if you find someone to love the you you love, well, that’s just fabulous.”–Carrie Bradshaw

    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Rome, Italy

    Guilty pleasure: laying in bed all day watching TV haha

    One thing on today’s to do list: Call the doctor’s office about test results…so annoying

    Trend you’re over: NEON

  32. i am so ordering some new things from the boutique come pay day! 🙂 hello new laptop case and makeup bag! 🙂

    Favorite quote: “Do not look back and grieve over the past, for it is gone; and do not be troubled about the future, for it has not yet come. Live in the present, and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering.” -Ida Scott Taylor
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Lake Placid, New York (damn, i need to get out of the US)
    Guilty pleasure: cupcakes
    One thing on today’s to do list: laundry
    Trend you’re over: random animal prints (fox, owl, unicorn, etc…)

  33. Favorite quote: From the book high fidelity: Its no good pretending you have a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldnt speak to each other if they met at a party.
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled:France
    Guilty pleasure: Reality TV like Big RIch Atlanta
    One thing on today’s to do list: Write 200 words for my book
    Trend you’re over: the short in the front long in the back skirts and dresses!

  34. Favorite quote:
    “I get up every morning determined to both change the world and have one hell of a good time. Sometimes this makes planning my day difficult.” ― E.B. White

    Furthest you’ve ever traveled:
    Sydney, Australia (9,324.01 mi from home!)

    Guilty pleasure: the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon

    One thing on today’s to do list: make a batch of Broccoli soup!

    Trend you’re over: hi-lo tops, bleh!

  35. Favorite quote: a good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: China or India (and can add Thailand to the list in a month!)
    Guilty pleasure: pretty little liars on abc family
    One thing on today’s to do list: book my hotels for Thailand!
    Trend you’re over: chevron

  36. I LOVE the toothbrushes, I’d already pinned them from you earlier 🙂

    Fav Quote: In those whom I like I can find no common denominator; In those whom I love I can, they all make me laugh. WH Auden.

    Traveled: Florence Italy on our honeymoon

    Guilty Pleasure: Old TV shows (Gilmore Girls)

    One thing to do: pack for a trip!

    Trend I’m over: ankle straps – I’m short with cubby legs…they don’t work!

  37. Favorite quote:”Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled:West Africa and in the U.K, Middlesborough.
    Guilty pleasure:Between late night NBA games (I live in England) and Poring over pics on Instagram!lol
    One thing on today’s to do list:Do Tuesday’s blog post
    Trend you’re over:Industry design kitchens…(They just look so cold in my opinion!)

  38. Favorite quote: You don’t need a reason to help people.
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled:Oregon
    Guilty pleasure: Chocolate
    One thing on today’s to do list: Make it through Monday!
    Trend you’re over:Sock buns. Maybe I’m just jealous because I can’t make it work!

  39. Favorite quote: “a wise girl knows her limits. a great girl knows she has none.”

    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Italy. It’s also probably the best place I’ve ever traveled.

    Guilty pleasure: Horrible, cheesy 90s pop. Especially boy bands!

    One thing on today’s to do list: Get to the gym. 🙂

    Trend you’re over: I’d have to go with studs and spikes as well. My style tends to be a little too feminine for them. The handbags in Michael Kors’ spring collection made me quite upset with all of the studs.

    Have a great week!

  40. Favorite quote:”You will be judged…or you will be ignored.” – Seth Godin

    Furthest you’ve ever traveled:Dingle, Ireland (just this fall!)

    Guilty pleasure: trashy reality television – it’s pathetic!

    One thing on today’s to do list: picking up my dry cleaning

    Trend you’re over: spandex as pants.

  41. Favorite quote: “Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see greatness within you, even when you dont see it yourself”
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Paris, France
    Guilty pleasure: Kim and Kourtney Take Miami
    One thing on today’s to do list: Spin class!
    Trend you’re over: Peplums.

    Check out my blog!

  42. The bath section is my new shop favorite!

    Fave quote : Do small things with great Love

    Furthest you’ve ever traveled : Mountains of Oahu

    Guilty Pleasure : watching RHOBH marathon eating cupcakes

    One thing on today’s to do list : finalize summer camp for the little one

    Trend you’re over : Chevron and bubble statement necklaces

  43. That rope bowl is the cutest thing ever!

    Favorite quote: The poem “Let it go” by by ee cummings: (It helped me through a rather difficult time a few months ago.)

    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Paris

    Guilty pleasure: Re-runs of every housewife show on Bravo (including the new “Vanderpump Rules”). They’re so addicting.

    One thing on today’s to do list: Eeek? How do I pick just one?

    Trend you’re over: Chevron walls.

  44. Favorite quote: “the most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters” – Audrey Hepburn
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Australia
    Guilty pleasure: online (window) shopping
    One thing on today’s to do list: finish my take-home midterm for anthropology
    Trend you’re over: studs and/or spikes (ombré was a close second!)

  45. Love these posts!

    Favorite quote: “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt

    Furthest you’ve ever traveled:Egypt, for my honeymoon. And pre-revolution 🙂
    Guilty pleasure: Real Housewives. All of them.
    One thing on today’s to do list: Celebrate! Its my 30th, so I’m trying to get out of as much work as possible.
    Trend you’re over: Arm parties. I like them but am ready for something fresh!

  46. Love the new items & glad to hear you’re feeling better!

    Favorite quote: “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank

    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: San Salvador, El Salvador

    Guilty pleasure: So hard to choose… Probably watching tv series on Netflix. It’s so hard to watch just one when the whole season is there!

    One thing on today’s to do list: Finish up March’s “Dress me up, Buttercup” columns for Prep Talk

    Trend you’re over: People taking pictures of their painted nails

  47. Favorite quote: “You musn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling.”
    Furthest you’ve ever traveled: Arizona 😉
    Guilty pleasure: Keeping up with the Kardashians
    One thing on today’s to do list: Eat cake (It’s my birthday!)
    Trend you’re over: neon everything