honey, I’m home

Life update! I’m living with my best friend and apart from being my roommate, he just happens to be the love of my life! I understand how this news may sit with a few of you guys oddly. If you know Mason and I, you know we have only known

As Always Ara Turns Two

Two years in already… a lot has happened since my 20-year-old self first started this style blog! You guys have been with me through holidays, birthdays, breakups, college, my graduation, and the start of my adult life… whew. It’s been quite the ride. “As Always, Ara” didn’t come so easily

disappear with intent

I never imagined a time in my life that I wouldn’t put this social media life I’ve created first. “As Always, Ara,” was something I would wake up and go to bed thinking about. Things like, how I could make my account grow and connect with more people, designing my

puttin’ dreams to work

Breaking news — I’m employed!! I’ve been a little MIA these past few weeks because I’ve been getting down to business and making those important decisions about my future post graduation; such as considering where I’m going next within my career. I’m so happy to say that I finally accepted

A Sewn Very Sad Goodbye

Yesterday was my last day at the part-time job I’ve held since I started college. Working at Sewn Clothing Gallery (Sewn for short) and for store owner and girl boss, Sarah Swanson, the past four and a half years has taught me so much, afforded me the coolest opportunities, and

the best is yet to comm.

Y’all, I’m a college graduate. I actually have a Bachelor of Arts degree. I think I’ll need to say these things a few times over before it finally starts to sink in that I really did it. I’ve been thinking a lot about the girl I was when I first started

being gold and getting old

22 on April 22 — you can just call me the Earth Day queen!! On this 22nd day of April I’m celebrating my golden birthday, loving on our planet, and trying to comprehend how fast the past year went by. Not gonna lie, I have NOT looked forward to turning

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