Back To School Supplies & Chat!

Aug 31, 2013

                           
            Hello, my wonderful viewers! So it has been just about a month since my first blog-post here on Blogger, and I am thrilled to have nearly 4,000 views in such a short amount of time. Thank you SO much for reading and seeing what I post and for all of your sweet E-mails of encouragement and love. I wanted to start a blog for the longest time and I really don't know why I didn't start sooner. The support has been such a blessing and this has been such a fun outlet.
          It is the last day of August! It has been such a productive month for me and a lot is changing. I have started my fall term and have been very entertained with reading, studying, and submitting my assignments. My professors are all so kind, very helpful, and brilliant! I am so excited and I have so much to look forward to.
         For those of you that are in school, have started, or will start, I hope you have had or wish you successful fresh start in this new school year. Hold still and stay organized! I have put together a video of all of my recent school supplies of very affordable prices in hopes of helping you achieve good finds. I didn't want this video to exceed 10 minutes... but when I am talking about something that's sooo amazing to me I can't help but be descriptive and keep on telling! Hahah! I hope you enjoy it. Feel free to comment or E-mail me anything you would like for me to write or talk about. I plan on doing some posts/videos on:
  • Organization methods 
  • How I use my planner
  • How I take notes/study
  • How to have a successful semester 
  • Tips on anything applicable to life that I find have worked for me.
       I apologize ahead of time for the low-quality of the video. It was filmed  on my laptop and I am not an expert in editing :(. I am also still trying to master my camera! The quality on there is excellent. Bare with me ;). Feel free to leave feedback or subscribe. I have created Alba's Universe a channel as a companion to this blog.

         I hope you're having an incredible end of the month and are preparing for this new season *my favorite* FALL. I continue to dream about breezy weather and holiday decor! Thanks for reading/viewing! God bless.
xx, Alba


       
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Life on the Edge

Aug 15, 2013

                                    
                                 
             Hello viewer :)! I hope you've had an amazing beginning of the month. Summer is coming to an end. Are you ready to move on? I sure am! I've spent a lot of time these last few weeks preparing for my upcoming term starting 8.26! I really love school and am eternally grateful to be studying in such an opportunistic country. Since elementary school, I've had the loveliest obsession with school supplies and have been greatly entertained buying the necessary! I've gathered some pretty neat things and am considering doing a "Back To School" themed-post to show you guys my study material and maybe give some organizing tips!  
           >>On to the look! I am sooo incredibly excited for fall fashion. Darker tones, cooler weather, and heavier material. My wishful thinking is revealed through my daily wears. Perhaps it'll come sooner! I love anything leather! I decided to break the rules and rock one of my favorite blazers of all time. Black on black with contrasting fabrics. I paired of one my favorite boyfriend jeans with a light tank 2 sizes greater than my actual size and some ankle-cuff single sole black pumps! The tank reads: L.A. The style of these heels have been a hot trend this spring and summer. They literally go with anything! It is so easy to look chic and fab with little-to-no effort. I definitely went for an edgy, comfortable street-styled look and loved the outcome!
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                      GOD bless you and thanks for viewing! 
                                                     xx, Alba
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Less Is More

Aug 1, 2013

        Loves! I can't believe its August already. 8 months into the year! I love August because I get to wrap up my least favorite season (summer) and prepare for autumn. I also love the "Back To School" period. I currently reside in Orlando, Florida and school starts at the end of this month. I look forward to this upcoming semester and what it has in store. The way I look in this post is how I dress the majority of the week for little to no reason. I'm always wearing some sort of loose-fit pants and I really love button-downs with pretty prints and pretty buttons. The off-white, creamy blouse made this look easy and refreshing. Shades are a must in this state! I felt the frame in these sunglasses were really complimentary to the overall look. As far as jewelry goes, I really like to keep it simple and classic. Gold is my favorite! I'm usually always wearing my gold rings, watch, and thin bracelets. Less is more.

                              
                              
                          
                                         Thanks for viewing! God bless! 
                                                           xx, Alba
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