209 Days Later (Things I’m Looking Forward To)

It has been quite a long hiatus, 209 days to be exact. Work, school, extra-curricular activities, and life got in the way, but I’m finally back. Flowers are blossoming, the days are getting longer,… Continue reading


A good friend of mine recently wondered about the status of this blog. Whoops. Yep it’s been a while, but I will try to be here more frequently. Classes are starting again, so of… Continue reading

[Booktalk #3] The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

I’ve recently been suffering from a mild (or my father would probably say severe) case of hoarding disorder, both on the job and in my intimate space at home. A part of me finds… Continue reading

In Loving Memory

Shoes. You need a firm stance & foundation to keep you in place. Shoes give us the support our feet need to carry us from one place to another. It had never occurred… Continue reading

[MUSIC IN MY MIND SERIES] We end up where we were before…

It’s has most certainly been a while! I’m currently listening to Mikky Ekko and in LOVE. So many including Smile, U, Mourning Doves, Burning Doves, Comatose, Made of Light, Pull Me Down are just… Continue reading

Are you courting your friends?

A good friend of mine recently sent me this article about courting of platonic friendships. As I’m in the library now and should be studying, I’ve decided to further my procrastination and do… Continue reading

Harper’s Bazaar Glossybox (September 2014)

Some items of business first: please feel free to visit and follow my new facebook and instagram pages. There will be exciting goodies coming up! I’ve slowly been making my way back into the… Continue reading

[Music in My Mind Series] Getting to see the goddess (BANKS Concert)

Sorry I’ve been so remiss with my blog posts, but I’m here and I’m sacrificing my sleep to post this. I’ll also have another treat/goodie tomorrow! Some things of note, come visit and… Continue reading

[Music in my Mind Series] The Goodbyes We Say

I must make a shout out to Charkie for introducing the Paul McDonald & Nikki Reed album to me. Since I first listened to “Watch Me,” I fell in love. I’ve been listening to that, “The… Continue reading

Lovely scarves, cards, pencils and more! (POPSUGAR Must Have Box – September 2014)

  Phew! It has been quite a hectic couple of weeks. Studying + working both are tough. I feel like I am hidden under a cave with my books and such. I was so… Continue reading

Jannie Dreams of Sushi (w/ etiquette notes!)

Jannie dreams of sushi, every day. I try to get my sushi fixing at least once a week, though sometimes that doesn’t happen. I was happy to have had some last night (and some… Continue reading

[Music in My Mind Series] Boom Clap! Mathematical Beauty.

Classes have started! I just finished my first full week of courses and phew! am I exhausted already!! However, I’ll have to make sure I understand the difference between stating the obvious fact that… Continue reading

The Salon Doré and Jannie’s Relationship/Dating Advice

About a little more than a week ago, a DC judge approved the merger of Corcoran Gallery of Art with (into) the National Gallery of Art (NGA) and George Washington University (GWU). This… Continue reading

[Fools Gold Edition] Jannie’s Sandwich Challenge

Last night, I watched “What If” with Daniel Racliffe and Zoe Kazan. (Movietalk #2 coming shortly! Promise!) As the characters explored the concepts of friendships and relationships, I felt warm, fuzzy, and full… Continue reading

[Music in my Mind Series] Hate To See Your Heart Break

I’ve recently found myself rocking out (haha, not quite) to Paramore‘s songs, both old and new, again. But the song that I cannot force out of my mind is this one.  I love what Hayley… Continue reading