Outfit Post- Bright and High Waisted

You must think I only own neon colored clothing...
I promise I don't.

I wear high waisted shorts and skirts so much though that anything else feels
wrong at this point in my life. Is that bad? This outfit was perfect
yesterday for shopping and hanging out for my day off. 

Anywho, happy Wednesday!! My sister gets to go to the One Direction
concert tonight and I am incredibly bitter. #1Dfanforlife

Here's the facts:
shirt {was my moms from a while ago} shorts {urban outfitters last year} necklace {vintage from my grandma}

A Day in San Francisco

 {the bridge playing peek-a-boo}

Earlier this month one of my best friends, Amanda, my sister Sammie, and I
decided to spend the day in San Francisco to escape the heat of Sacramento.
It was the perfect escape filled with a picnic in the park, a visit to the 
Golden Gate, shopping, and of course having soup in a bread bowl
from Boudin bakery. 

It was one of those days where I felt incredibly blessed to live in California
where day trips to exciting places are easy and a change in weather
is always possible. 

A Recent Obsession:: Paper Source

I was in San Francisco recently visiting some friends I studied abroad with
and we stumbled upon a Paper Source. I was in need of a new planner
for the school year and had a feeling this was the place of dreams.

I was definitely right because the second I walked in I felt a pull towards the 
gorgeous planners and the one above caught my eye immediately. 
My friend and I bought the same one because it was just too beautiful.
I mean, look at the gold chevron, the font and all the columns for writing
down homework and social plans!!!
I was a little hesitant on the size because, yes, it is pretty large for 
a planner I'll have in my backpack but one of my biggest pet peeves with 
planners is not having enough space to write in so I decided that 
having room to write will take precedence over the size of the planner. 

Do you have a favorite place to buy planners?
Oh, and Happy Monday!!

Friday Inspiration

I couldn't agree with this quote more. 

Movie Recommendation- The Way Way Back

If you are looking for that perfect summer movie that makes you 
laugh, feel uncomfortable, miss being a kid in the summer, and 
ultimately leaves you feeling warm and fuzzy... 

Please look no further than The Way Way Back

It has an amazing cast including Steve Carrel, Sam Rockwell, 
Toni Collette and Allison Janney among others and 
really encapsulates family love, summer time and 
finding ones self. 

So the next time you are wondering what movie to see, just remember
this post and buy those tickets. Then let me know what you thought!!

Enjoy the movie!

Summer Concerts- Tim Mcgraw

Tim Mcgraw put on a fantastic show! I'd seen him once before about four years ago
and it was just as fun the second time around. He is in the best shape of his life right
now and my, oh, my does it show. ;) So much fun!

and here's what I wore:

I obviously had to dress country but I wanted to add a little glam to the 
outfit so I added the necklace. I got my cowboy boots in Nashville when my
family went a few years back and so not only am I obsessed with them and 
how comfortable they are, but they also hold a special place in my heart
for a city that I adore. 

It was a great night and I truly believe summer was made for country concerts. :)

Here are the facts:
shirt {Old Navy last year} shorts {American Eagle} boots {from Nashville} necklace {Anthropologie}

Neon Love- Outfit Post

{obviously feeling pretty awkward...}

I am totally not comfortable with this whole taking pictures of myself in public{see here}while
people are around like the workers working on our backyard right now 
(or having whoever is around take pictures of me, this time being my sister) 
but I do love outfit posts so I guess I'll just suck it up. ;)

I love how bright and summer-y this outfit is. I have no problem investing in a large
amount of shorts because that's pretty much all I can wear back in Tucson. 
This shirt is perfect as well because it's a little airy and the perfect light jean color with 
a soft collar that I just love. 
And to finish it all off I added the necklace to make it a bit more fancy and the gold
belt to honestly, keep the shorts up. (That's what belts are for right? Not just accent

Here are the facts:
shirt- picked up while in Paris {New Look London} shorts and necklace {jcrew} belt {H&M}

Hi. Hello. I'm back!

{sisters and I in tahoe for the 4th}

Now that didn't take long... what, like a month for me to return?
I have finally found life after being abroad and while I've been busy, I have
missed blogging quite a bit. I decided if I was going to start blogging again
I plan on switching things up a bit. 

So without further adieu, I warmly welcome you to my "new" blog, Day by Day!
I plan on sharing bits and pieces of my life, outfits, and pretty things that
inspire me. I LOVE my new layout done by Emily at Designer Blogs
and I can't wait to come back to life on this little blog of mine. :)

Tomorrow I have a fun outfit post to kick things off! So stick around
and say hello! I'd love to get to know ya! :)

In other news,
it's royal baby day! 
Let's all have a cup o' tea and cheers to Kate and Will! :)
I know I'm going to.