10 Facts About Me + Coffee Shop Outfit

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Blazer – Elodie / Tank Top – Naked Zebra / Jeans – Marshalls / Shoes – F21 / Bag – Gigi New York Hayden Statchel

Happy Fri-yay guys! I have been putting off making an about me page/post for the longest time. I dread the whole process of defining myself  in general. It feels like an interview or small talk which I have never been a big fan of. Plus, it’s rather difficult to summarize yourself in a paragraph or two. However, I understand readers will feel blinded if they don’t get to know at least a few facts about the girl behind the screen. So I rounded a list of 10 (ish) facts about me. 🙂

1.) Background: I was born in Vietnam. I immigrated to the United States with my family when I was 4 years old. I grew up in a small town in Ohio.

2.) Age: 23 years old                     3.) Personality: INFJ                        4.) Zodiac: Pisces

BeInspireful - Coffee Shop Outfit 9.jpg5/6.) Height / Weight: I am 4’11 or  4’10.5 and weigh around 93-96 lbs. I have stayed between this range since 7th grade. This is also about the time I stopped growing for good 😦 …but on my  driver’s license I always write down 5’0 feet (haha… what can I say? It helps my self esteem).

7.) Gypsy Soul: I have done a fair amount of traveling. I have visited roughly 13 different countries and been all over the U.S. I backpacked Europe in college and my family did a road-trip across America when I graduated highschool. I do frequent trips throughout the year to various cities but I prefer international travel more and hope to be able to take at least one overseas trip a year. (Pst..Greece has been on my list!)

8.) Photographer: My brother and boyfriend both take pictures for me. They are amazing photographers and I am so so lucky to have their help. We go on a lot of mini weekend trips for fun so I try to get content from those excursions. I take some of my own pics on my Canon T3i or iphone 7. I edit all my photos with Adobe Photoshop or my phone.

9.) Favorite Music: Indie and acoustic jams give me life!! But I also like listening to dubstep songs when I run because it helps me pace myself.

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10.) Quirky: Probably the coolest fact about me is that I am very good at social media contests. It’s like a hidden talent and I have won close to 45 contests the last 2.5 years.  Some of my winnings include cash prizes, shopping sprees, wedding ring ( which I gave to my mother ) , a wedding dress ( I’m not married or engaged….lol ), beauty products, electronics, gift cards, home decor, etc. My favorite win of all time was an all inclusive paid trip to Cabo, Mexico courtesy of Urban Decay.

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That’s all for this post. Thanks for stopping by guys! I really appreciate it and I hope to be able to open up more about my personal life as time goes on 🙂 ~b

What’s In My Bag / Givenchy Antigona Mini

Hi all! I’m so excited to make this blog post about what’s in my bag. You can learn a lot about a gal by rummaging through her handbag. Whether she’s a neat freak or a hoarder of receipts – unzipping a purse is as revealing as entering someone’s bedroom. With a quick glance into mine you will uncover my love for coconut / vanilla scents , that I eat cough drops like candy (what exactly is in Ricola that makes it so yummy?!) , and I also have an issue with collecting bobby pins as well (they somehow all end in my purse– ha!). You get the gist that a purse holds our life – from random miscellaneous items to our sacred wallets that we wouldn’t dare leave the house without. We pack our bags to have our back because a purse after all is a girl’s best friend! So here’s a quick glimpse into my bag….. what’s in yours? ~b


Glasses /  Keys/ iPhone 7 / Little Bag / Notebook / Lotion / Eye Drop / Lip Balm / Contact Case / Lip Gloss / Wallet / Credit Card / Hair Ties / Cough Drops / Earbuds / Bobby Pins


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P.S. This is my first stop motion video. It was quite a tedious process but I love the quirky effect of the final product! I enjoyed being creative on the project, despite having to re-shoot some scenes and having photo quality issues. I’m planning on making a what’s in my travel bag – so stay tuned!

Intro:

Welcome to my corner of the internet!

I have been creating content for a while now and wanted a space to document it all. My intention for my blog is to create content that is helpful and can inspire others. Hence the title. I actually came up with the name BeInspireful my senior year of high school. I used to scribbled the signature “~b” in the margins of my notebook – so it only seems fitting to keep that little girl’s dream alive. I plan on curating blog posts on outfit ideas, home décor, and travel inspiration. As a young adult fresh out of college, I am pretty frugal. Therefore, I plan on sharing budget-friendly options because that’s what is true to my personal lifestyle. I’m still very much a beginner and a work in progress but I’m excited to learn and develop as a creative individual.

Thank you so much for reading!

~b