Sunday, June 30, 2013

My Favorite Summer Drink

Whenever it is hot and the weather is nice in sunny SoCal, this easy and delicious drink is my go to treat! It is simple as can be and tastes extremely refreshing and delicious. Here is my favorite recipe for fresh lemonade with mint:     
(recipe adapted from "Amore E Gioia Il Sole")

Fresh Lemonade with Mint!

3 lemons, juiced
2 limes, juiced
10 cups water
3/4 cup sugar or to taste
3 sprigs of garden mint
Handful of ice cubes

Put ice cubes and mint from your garden (if you have it) in a large pitcher. Add water, lemon and lime juice, and sugar. Stir well to combine and pour into glasses. Garnish with a few leaves of mint and serve cold! xx

Monday, June 24, 2013

Maroon in June

☆ Sweater - Brandy Melville ☆ Pants - The Runaway Outlet ☆ Shoes - Converse ☆ Bracelet - Bloomingdales 

Happy Monday to you all! It's hard to believe that it's summer, because the weather sure isn't proving it! It's been June gloom in L.A. and I am so ready for the sun to shine through! This outfit is designed for gloomy weather but if you throw a basic white tank under your sweater, it can be easily transformed into a hot weather outfit. My black on black converse might be the best purchase I have ever made. They can be worn with honestly anything and they have an edgy skater quality which makes me adore them even more! xx

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Yipes Stripes x2

Denim Jacket - Urban Outfitters ☆ Navy Top - American Apparel ☆ Striped Pants - Joe Fresh ☆ Wedges - KorkEase 

This summer, I simply cannot get enough of stripes! Stripes are the chic and simple pattern that can be easily transformed from an ice cream date with friends to a night on the town with your family. Either way, stripes are sophisticated yet have a playful vibe to them. My striped pants are the perfect item to wear to the beach with a bikini top or to a birthday bash with a navy crew neck! They are easily paired with a denim jacket or just a simple cream tee. xx stella