Wednesday, August 20, 2014

5 Favorites: iPhone Cases

1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5

Whether you're #TeamiPhone or #TeamAndroid, you can't deny that iPhone users get all the cool phone cases. Ever since I got an iPhone in May, I've had to hold myself back from buying every cheap case I saw. I don't want to be that person with a different case for every day of the month, but here's five cases I'm currently loving! 

I have a tech21 case on my phone right now, and it does an awesome job at keeping my phone safe without being too bulky. I've been wanting a leather phone case for some time now since I figure it would be great for everyday and I'd never get tired of it, but I'm also loving the pantone, floral, and Brit Bass case as well!

Anyone else have a phone case addiction, or is it just me?

Friday, August 15, 2014

18 Reasons Why I love Michael Cera



Michael Cera relates to me on a personal level. He is quite possibly the most awkward actor that has ever existed-- and I totally love it. If you haven't watched Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, or Arrested Development, I highly suggest you do so as soon as possible to witness the genius that is Michael Cera. 

When I heard that he had released an album, his first venture (of my knowledge) into music, I WAS OVER THE MOON. Seriously, go listen to all 18 songs, they're actually pretty good.


Monday, August 11, 2014

Dancing Queen


Top: Banana Republic // Skirt: H&M // Shoes: Amazon // Necklace: Macy's 

Because I am the dancing Queen, young and sweet, finally seventeen.

p.s. thank you so so so much for all the kind birthday wishes. 
p.p.s. i promise i'll make a legit post that has more than three sentences. 

Saturday, August 9, 2014

sixteen.

Last day of being sixteen. Is it just me, or does seventeen sound really old? I swear, yesterday I was just a freshman in high school listening to Passion Pit and hanging out with friends, and now I'm a senior, trying to figure out what I'm doing with the next four (or five) years of my life.

Life is weird.

*this was supposed to be a reflective post like the one I did last year, but that obviously didn't happen.*

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

18 Before 18

I figured that this would be an appropriate post considering the fact that I'm turning 17 this Sunday. I'm horrible at setting goals and working towards them (ahem, new years resolutions, I'm looking at you) so I made sure to include some things that are definitely gonna happen, like graduating high school and getting into college. I won't turn 18 until a week or two before I head out for college, so you can kinda see this as an 18 before 18/things to do before college list. 

Excuse me while I freak out about being one year closer to being on my own. 

Monday, July 21, 2014

Friday, July 18, 2014

iPhone Lenses


If you're a lover of photography, especially of the iPhone kind, then you're gonna flip about these lenses. I had to order a book on Amazon, and I was trying to get enough stuff for free shipping (*note to self: free shipping=slow shipping)  so I obviously had to add this lens kit to my cart. BEST. DECISION. EVER.
 
You have to attach the wide angle lens to the macro lens before putting it on your phone.
The set comes with these magnetic rings with adhesive on the back. This is what the lens is actually going to attach to. They seem to have a strong staying power, but I was still able to slide it off with enough pressure, good to know if I ever want to remove it.
The lenses just snap onto the metal ring. Super easy!
The wide angle lens is great if you want to capture more of a space, but don't have enough room to get everything in frame with the normal camera lens. There is some vignetting but, you can easily crop out the black rim of the lens. The fisheye lens is definitely a lens that you would use for fun! I'm really excited to use this to take pictures of landscapes and buildings. 
The macro lens is really cool, but I most likely won't be getting much use out of it. This lens is great for capturing super close details of things. The only downside is that you have to be less that 2 inches away from whatever you're taking a picture of for it to be in focus. Despite that pesky limitation, you can still get some amazing shots, like this picture I took of my eye. 

Be prepared for an influx of pictures on my instagram and tumblr, I already know that I'll be using these lenses all the time. Seriously y'all, selfy game is gonna be so strong.