Year in Review

2017 was a roller coaster year. I'm going to focus on the positives, and I thought I would share my year in review!     I officially made Seersucker Optional a public blog, instead of just the personal ramblings that I've been posting since 2015. This was a huge commitment, and especially in the last … Continue reading Year in Review

Holiday Cheer

We had a wonderful holiday at home with family. Because my schedule is so bananas, I have only been home once or twice this year... even missing Thanksgiving. Getting to spend the weekend with my parents, brother, Nate, and the pups, was such a gift. I got to visit with my cousin Katie and her … Continue reading Holiday Cheer

May Your Days Be Merry and Bright

The letters to Santa are sent, the tree is trimmed, and the presents are wrapped! Nate and I stopped by the Palace Hotel in NYC to take our annual holiday photos and now we're down in NJ with the family for Christmas. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from our family to yours! … Continue reading May Your Days Be Merry and Bright

Tulle Skirting Around LA

When I saw that J.Crew had created their Ready to Party collection, I was pretty excited. When I saw that they had added tulle ball gown skirts to it, I was both elated and everrrrr so slightly skeptical. On what occasion would one wear a pink tulle ball gown? The answer I realized was EVERYDAY. … Continue reading Tulle Skirting Around LA

Can’t Miss Colorful Sights in La La Land.

I have been to Los Angeles several times before, but I don't feel like I've ever taken a solid deep dive into the city other than some of the main attractions. Knowing I'd be there for a conference, I asked one of my favorite fellow bloggers, Hello Katie Girl for some recommendations! She had some … Continue reading Can’t Miss Colorful Sights in La La Land.

The Museum of Ice Cream LA

I have been dying to see the Museum of Ice Cream ever since it debuted in NYC. As I was going to be in LA for a few days, I took a chance and made a listing on Craigslist... to my surprise, someone responded! Getting to see this whimsical and incredible installation was a true … Continue reading The Museum of Ice Cream LA

Stripes at the Santa Monica Pier

I have long desired to see the Santa Monica Pier in Los Angeles. I finally got the opportunity, and it reminds me so much of the Boardwalk at home! I was thrilled to get to frolic on a beach and bask in the warm weather considering how cold it was at home in DC. The … Continue reading Stripes at the Santa Monica Pier