Happy 4th of July from Rusterior and I

Happy 4th of July from Rusterior and I

Happy fourth of July everyone! I hope you’re enjoying some dazzling fireworks and delicious cookout foods, while staying cool. A heat wave has hit the greater Niagara area, resulting in close to triple digit temperatures -not exactly what we’re known for! I was surprised to learn that it hasn’t ever hit 100 degrees in BuffaloRead More

Shopping Local

Shopping Local

I moved to Lockport, another distant suburb of Buffalo, last month. The move is my latest excuse for my blogging hiatus, but I’m back!! Life is still busy, but my studio apartment is slowly feeling more like home and I am ready to share my experiences as I explore my new surroundings. Tis the seasonRead More

A “Grape” Day on the Niagara Wine Trail

A “Grape” Day on the Niagara Wine Trail

I love wine. It’s one of my guilty pleasures, complete with cheese and carbs. When my friend Sandy decided she wanted to celebrate her birthday for the second year in a row by going on a wine tour, I was completely on board. ~If sporadic social day drinking is wrong, I don’t want to beRead More

Giveaway -Happy Birthday Perry’s Ice Cream

Giveaway -Happy Birthday Perry’s Ice Cream

  I have been working with/sampling/indulging in Perry’s Ice Cream for the past few months. It’s like a dream! Who wouldn’t want to be consulted for their opinion when flavors are featured or released? As a lifestyle blogger I write about a little bit of everything.. but this has to be one of the mostRead More

5 Restaurants I Want To Experience in Buffalo

5 Restaurants I Want To Experience in Buffalo

It’s March in Buffalo, which is just another winter month. The snow has been a big tease, coming and going without warning so that us WNY-ers underestimate the road conditions and mistakenly wear the lighter puffy coat -__-. As spring breakers flaunt their insta pics in Cancun and St. Thomas, we shiver and forget whatRead More

Style Inspiration on Instagram and Pinterest

Style Inspiration on Instagram and Pinterest

As my personal style has matured, the fashion icons that I turn to for inspiration have changed as well. When I started my blog in 2012 I read a lot of Teen Vogue and Seventeen for some indication of what was stylish, but these days I turn to Instagram, Pinterest and other blogs before magazines.Read More

Happy 6th Birthday to Clearing Preppy’s Name

Happy 6th Birthday to Clearing Preppy’s Name

I have a theory that life is in constant transition… mine is at least. Every time I feel some level of consistency with my job, living situation or social dynamic there is an impending curve ball. I don’t hate it, but I once thought these changes were a phase, where as I now see themRead More