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I'm Steffy, and I live in my favorite place on earth, Long Beach NY with my two loves & our dachshund. In this space we share our adventures around NY, cozy days at home and tons of outfits! Grab a cup of coffee and lets get to know each other!

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i lead a simple life, and simple things make me happy. i think sometimes when you have a blog, and you attend events, and you begin posting fabulous photos taken on expensive lenses of your perfectly planned out outfits, your life can start to look a little bit glossy. but here is my reality-- i live in a small 1 bedroom home on south beach. my bathroom usually leaks. sometimes (like this week) my AC breaks in the same day that my sink clogs. most of my furniture is beautiful thrifted finds that i purchased for under $10. my kitchen doesn't fit all of our kitchen gadgets, so we stuff them all above the fridge. we usually take walks to our local starbucks for coffees (and take outfit pictures along the way), and then we drink them while we watch claude eat her food (if she eats it, she is a picky eater). all of our bread is from our friend zak the bread baker, and matt usually makes us sandwiches for lunch. that's what he is doing there :)

my life is a regular plain life. little things make me happy. i love my fiance and my dog. i look forward to one day living in new york. and i cherish the time in this little apartment where the light isn't so great, because one day i will look back at this time and miss it. ♥


17 comments

  1. This is such a cute post. I'm trying to cherish my dim apartment while I still have it too. My kitchen looks a lot like yours with the gadgets all stacked on top of the fridge because there's no room.

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  2. It's always the little things in life matters the most! Love how u share ur life to ur readers! :D

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  3. Cool photos, lovely dog too! x

    http://moiraparton.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. Vida simples...não tem coisa melhor!Ser nós mesmos!!!
    Amo seu blog!!
    Beijo!
    :D

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  5. This is a sweet post. When My husband and I were first married we lived in a little apartment on the beach. I look back on that time as the simple but good old days!

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  6. Lovely photos and lovely home. xo Heidi http://fabricandfrosting.blogspot.no/

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  7. Such a sweet post and a fresh perspective! Hope you two have a great weekend!
    xo Hannah

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  8. You kitchen is so cute, it's great to take time to appreciate the simple things!

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  9. yayy! I love the design of your home and your dog is so cute! :)

    Kisses,
    Style Junkie

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  10. This is such an inspirational post. I am making an attempt to really appreciate the simple things these days.
    xx Abby | a geek tragedy

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  11. hello, love your pictures, and your home....so lovely...and I love, love , love your hair color, it look so natural...can you tell me what color do you use...thanks in advance. :)

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  12. This is really well written :) And I think it's really important that people understand that it is not because you're wealthy that you're happy. Anyway, I'm really glad for you because you're getting married and it's really exciting! I love your blog and your outfits and I thank you for being so positive!
    You're a huge inspiration for me! And congratulations for the Halloween contest on Lookbook!!

    Sybille, a fan of yours.
    xxx

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  13. My kitchen is a mess too, even though I try to keep it all organized, it's just not possible haha. I wish my apartment was filled with thrifted goodies. we have an amazing thrift store nearby! But I rent it fully furnished and it's all mainstream ikea stuff :(

    I am happy to see this post today. It encourages me to stop focusing on being at every party, being on trend, have the most pulled-together appearance... and just be Me.

    xo

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  14. Cute coffee shot!

    Xo, Hannah

    sweetsweetnoir.net

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