Category: Personal Journal

An Extensive City Guide from a Future NY Transplant

New York City is different for everyone. Some revel in the night scene, others take in the history, for me I’m all about exploring whether that be new places, new foods, or new stores to shop at. Like last year when I wrote about getting lost in the city, I still stand by it and had time to experience it…

Milking It for All It’s Worth in the New Year

When I look back on the year I’ve had it’s all kind of a blur. I had some achievements that I am very proud of, but there were also really hard times I faced. This year I turned 20 and it was my first birthday where I actually couldn’t believe my age. I felt like I was a 15-year-old on…

Farewell to Summer in a Week of Outfits

In Texas, there are few signs that summer is leaving us— the somewhat cooler weather, the gloomier skies, and the pumpkin flavored everything. So as an ode to the steamy season, I have styled 5 days of outfits to sartorially express what I will miss about Summer. These looks are pieces from my own closet that I have repeatedly worn…

Happy Birthday to The Inner Lining: She’s 1!

Guyzzz! It’s been a whole year since I’ve started this blog! Thank you if you are reading this sentence right now because you have clicked on the link and have spent at least five seconds of your free time looking at my site— that means a lot, so thanks! As much as I would like to thank you repeatedly that…

How to Find New Ideas Without Pinterest and Instagram

Whenever there’s a writer’s block, artist’s white canvas, or a songwriter’s mind goes blank with lyrics nowadays they most likely press the keys of their nearby device and insert their urls with Pinterest boards and Instagram feeds for ideas. With Pinterest as the online mecca for instant inspiration and Instagram for the epitome of wannabe artists of all kind form…

14 Reasons Why Getting Lost in New York is a Good Thing

Two weekends ago I spent Thursday morning to Monday afternoon in the city of concrete and lights. I’ve been to New York once before, but it was when I was 9, so I feel as though this time it was me going as an adult somewhat on my own. The reason for the trip was a scholarship given for fourteen…