I moved.

Hi blogger friends! I wanted to let you know my site has moved. I decided to make the big move and become self-hosted so that I can pursue bigger and better things as a blogger. You can find my new site by following this link:  thensofiesaid.com. I have set up my WordPress.com account to migrate … Continue reading I moved.


My Favorite Products from Rihanna’s New Makeup Line

Rihanna's Fenty makeup line seems to be what everyone in the makeup world has been talking about lately so I gave it a try. The brand has a huge variety of shades (like literally one for everyone) and a universal lip gloss (which is on my list of things to buy). Also, it's 100 percent … Continue reading My Favorite Products from Rihanna’s New Makeup Line

10 Skirts That Will Make You Stand Out This Fall

Want to make a statement this fall? Try wearing a statement skirt. This is one of the hottest trends I've seen this season and it's absolutely adorable. You can wear statement skirts with a cozy sweater or with a graphic tee and you'll def stand out. Here is some statement skirt inspiration. The Golden Midi … Continue reading 10 Skirts That Will Make You Stand Out This Fall

Julian Day Trip: Part 2

One of the best places to visit in San Diego during the fall and winter seasons is Julian. Julian is a historic mining town from the 1800s residing in east San Diego. It’s gold rush era came to an end and now, it’s a cute little town in the midst of pine trees that will … Continue reading Julian Day Trip: Part 2

Making My First Buddha Bowl

I've been eating a ton of junk lately and after this weekend, it was enough. I decided to try something new I've been seeing a lot of on Pinterest. They are called Buddha Bowls. They are vegan bowls layered and adorned with whole grains, veggies, fruits, and plant proteins. I've seen other forms of the … Continue reading Making My First Buddha Bowl

Pumpkin Patch Fun: Part 1

One of my favorite things to do in fall is go to the pumpkin patch and carve pumpkins. So Eddy and I took a day trip to Julian yesterday to find pumpkins. We went to this super cute pumpkin patch right across from Julian Mining Company and Julian Hard Cider. I wore a sweater with … Continue reading Pumpkin Patch Fun: Part 1

halloween leggings outfit

My boyfriend and I decided to go to Balboa Park this week for a jazz show. I love going to Balboa Park because of all its history and culture. It was a night show so I chose to wear some leggings, boots and a sweater to keep me warm. I hadn't worn my skull leggings … Continue reading halloween leggings outfit

Wednesday Office Look

Happy Hump Day! It's the middle of October and it's still hot in San Diego. This week it's been in the high 70s to low 80s. Yet in the office, it's ALWAYS freezing. That's why I always wear a sweater to work or cover myself with a blanket I've left in my cubicle just for … Continue reading Wednesday Office Look

How to Wear Gingham

This year in fashion, my favorite patterns are gingham and floral. Gingham is is known as a striped (or some would argue "checked") pattern. In an article by GQ, it explains true gingham was distinguished by being "dyed in the yarn" fabric. The colored yarns would go against the uncolored yarns and would create a … Continue reading How to Wear Gingham

7 Ways to Wear a Flannel This Fall

It's fall time and you know what that means - it's time to bust out all your flannels. I think the reason why people like flannels so much is because there are so many ways to wear them. Here's a list on how to incorporate your flannel into your everyday look: 1. Layer your flannel. … Continue reading 7 Ways to Wear a Flannel This Fall

#SideDishSaturday: Homemade Mac & Cheese

One of my favorite comfort foods is macaroni and cheese. That's why I am sharing my favorite recipe with you inspired by Betty Crocker's recipe. I'll be sharing my favorite side dishes for #SideDishSaturday. I'd love to see all your favorite side dish recipes too. Be sure to use the hashtag! Here are the ingredients … Continue reading #SideDishSaturday: Homemade Mac & Cheese