MyStyle’s First California Meal: Mountain View

MyStyle’s First California Meal: Mountain View

I’m happy to report that my first meal in California was a delicious one! I still can’t really believe we are finally here. On Friday September 7th, we arrived in Mountain View around midnight Pacific time, which felt like 3:00 am to us. After tearful…

DC Weekend Brunch at SEI

DC Weekend Brunch at SEI

If you’ve been following the blog, you know that my current goal is moving to California. Since high school, Troy and I have dreamed of moving there; at first I struggled with the thought, because I couldn’t fathom leaving my family. However, once I moved…

Afternoon Tea with Lady Camellia

Afternoon Tea with Lady Camellia

What. A. Dream. Lady Camellia is a quaint gem tucked into a Georgetown side-street. To celebrate Emily’s birthday, we headed to this beautiful tea room on a sunny Sunday afternoon. My mom, sister and I walked up to an inviting painted row house; the calming pastel,…

Cherry Blossom Cupcake Tour in Georgetown

Cherry Blossom Cupcake Tour in Georgetown

Last weekend we had gorgeous weather here in the district. Troy and I are preparing to move, so my dad showed up and gave us some much-needed help. It was a “first phase of moving” type of weekend, with food-filled activities packed in between. Friday…

Unwinding with OKI Ramen

Unwinding with OKI Ramen

This is a weird period of time for me right now. I have two part-time jobs, yet I’m searching for stable, full-time work. I’m trying to visualize moving to California and envision all the aspects which that process involves. I’ve applied to so many jobs…

BuzzFeed’s Upside Down Banana Bread

BuzzFeed’s Upside Down Banana Bread

I finally tried one of the recipes BuzzFeed posted on Facebook! As I’m sure many of you have seen, BuzzFeed Tasty shares fantastic creations, from healthy substitutes to delectable desserts. Yes, this one is a delectable dessert. After the way this banana bread turned out,…

A Lesson in Not Judging a Burger by its Bun: Thunder Burger & Bar

A Lesson in Not Judging a Burger by its Bun: Thunder Burger & Bar

Like a lot of kids, I thought I would become a lawyer. Granted, I kind of thought lawyer, doctor, teacher, or police/firemen were the only career options I had. Even so, I wanted to learn more about what it took to perform in the courtroom.…

This is Cleveland: Alley Cat Oyster Bar

This is Cleveland: Alley Cat Oyster Bar

Last winter while visiting home for the holidays, my dad, sister and I spent the day at the Cleveland Museum of Art. They had a special exhibit of Money’s works, who is by far my favorite artist. Not that I’m a huge art buff, but I…

A Foodie’s Favorite Food Trucks

A Foodie’s Favorite Food Trucks

Stumbling upon a street lined with food trucks is as exciting as stumbling upon an outdoor farmer’s market. Seriously, I’m so happy food trucks are a thing. They’ve returned to campus now that school is back in session and I’m definitely taking advantage of it.…

Becoming a Yelp Brand Ambassador

Becoming a Yelp Brand Ambassador

Last June, I was just starting out as a Yelp Brand Ambassador. Now three months in, I’m loving every moment! Talk about an amazing lifestyle job – I work fun events at gorgeous restaurants and local D.C. businesses. Plus, I’m meeting new people which means…