About Me

Pretty Little Things is a place where I can share anything that is currently inspiring me. 
When I was younger my dad always made fun of me saying I had champagne taste on a beer wallet (and he nailed it right on the head!)
With that being said I love high fashion and designer labels, but it doesn't always fit my lifestyle (or my budget) -- so I like to create outfits and looks that can combine the two.
I love food, cooking, entertaining and holidays -- so I'll often share recipes, entertaining ideas and anything festive.
I'll also share some personal snippets, stories and photos along the way : )

25 Things You Don't Know About Pretty Little Things

1. My real name is Stephanie. But I prefer Steph.
2. I am a Seinfeld addict, can quote almost every line in that show, 
and can not be beaten in Seinfeld trivia!
3. I drink green tea every morning because I like it.
And then found out the health benefits and liked drinking it even more.
4. I have dreams of one day owning a Vespa and zipping around town in it.
5. I'm currently finishing my 2nd Master's degree in School Counseling {this summer, YAY}
6. I am an English teacher.
7. My favorite flowers are peonies.
8. I wish I had naturally straight hair, but it is out of control curly!
9. I love the sound of acoustic guitars and hope to learn to play one day. 
My boyfriend is currently learning and this make me very happy : )
10. I collect cookbooks. And now will start really using them.
11. I love photography and once had one of my pieces displayed in a local art gallery when I was in high school. I would love to get back into it. 
12. I am scared of roller coasters, airplanes and the thought of going on a cruise ship.
13. I am trying to maintain a natural and healthy eating diet - however I have a weakness for junk food - Pizza Hut pizza in particular.
14. Gone With The Wind is one of my all time favorite movies.
15. I am really weird about expiration dates on food {especially dairy products} and any meat that is remotely raw. I just can't eat it.
16. My favorite sport is football and I LOVE the NY Giants.
17. I love going to Broadway shows, concerts and sporting events. To me, I'd rather pay money for the experience rather than using that money for a new purse.
18. But don't get me wrong, I love bags and shoes as much as the next girl.
And hope to own 1 pair of Christian Louboutin heels by 30. Perhaps a birthday gift to myself : )
19. I can't stand it when people use improper/bad grammar {see #6}
20. My signature scent is Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel.
21. I would choose eating veggies over fruit any day.
Right now I am trying to trick myself into craving fruit.
22. My favorite beverage is water - seriously. And that's pretty much all I drink all day.
23. Thinks one of the funniest new movies out is "Horrible Bosses."
If you haven't seen it, check it out! So funny.
24. I love Halloween and all things scary. 
Just rented Paranormal 3 this weekend and it was just as scary as I remembered it being in the theater - and watching it during the day!
25. I "pinned" and created inspiration boards the old school way loooong before Pinterest was invented. I would rip out magazine pictures and put them on bullet boards and notebooks.

Hope you all enjoyed getting to know me more ; )

-Stephanie @Pretty Little Things


  1. I am a vegetarian too !
    Btw, great intro.

    I follow now - found you on BSN!
    http://firebeneathmyheart.blogspot.in - follow back & do like my page!

    Thanks a lot!
    Good Luck!

    1. Glad you liked it and are a new follower : ) Thanks for the comments!

  2. Your newest follower! Love love love!


  3. Hi Steph,
    Just found your blog. Love your outfits!


    1. Thank you Alice! Hope you keep reading for more outfit posts! ; )

  4. hey, tried to follow but it says 'gadget is configured incorrectly' x

  5. Steph,
    I love your blog and all 25 things about you. We actually have a couple of things in common. One that really sticks out is that, I also LOVE veggies and unfortunately not a big fruit fan. Pizza along with burgers are my Kryptonite...lol
    Love to be following back and can't wait for all the great inspirations.

    1. Love finding other bloggers with similar interests : ) glad we could connect on here!

  6. "No soup for you"---- haha!
    I really liked reading these things about you!! Great blog!!
    Laura abrunetteduet.com

    1. haha great Seinfeld reference -- love it! And glad you like the blog : )

  7. Hi Steph! Thanks for following my blog, I'm now following you on GFC and Bloglovin :-) If I may, can I pick your brain on some blogger stuff? I'm dying to have "tabs" at the top of my blog and I cannot figure out how. Looks like you have it set up...how did you do it?!

    Thanks gal!


  8. Hi Steph! Thanks for stopping my blog - yours is lovely as well! I'll be coming back for sure :)

  9. Hey, thanks for following. I just had to come check out the blog and see what was going on over here! Following back :)

  10. Hi! Just discovered your blog and I love it! I recently started a blog of my own and I was wondering how you put certain posts under certain labels ("Eat" "Entertain" etc.)? I'm interested in applying this to my own blog but I cannot figure out how to for the life of me! Thanks:)


  11. Stephanie,
    So glad you stopped by my blog, and introduced yourself. I love your blog, too. I sometimes get behind in my dashboard, but I've put you there, and I will be visiting and chatting with you. We have a lot of things in common except for the scary stuff.

    Love your maxi dress on today's post, too.


  12. Nice to know about you :) jst found you ! followed you :)

  13. What grade do you teach?! I teach graphic design to 10-12th graders. I love finding other teachers who blog. I hope you're enjoying the last few weeks of summer! <3 a new follower!

  14. Hi Steph, I think you are gorgeous, and I love vespa's too, in fact I hope you got to check out my two photo shoots of vintage vespas... Thanks for visiting me over at 'Curves' I'm now your latest follower. Mrs C xox

  15. Hi.. Thanks for sharing this great blog. I'm your new follower!! Thanks for sharing

  16. Thanks for posting this! I love getting to know more about bloggers (you!) Such fun insights! Great blog and am now following! Would love if you stopped by mine!

  17. Just stumbled across your blog and I really like it! It's always so nice when bloggers have lots of info on their 'about' section, I feel like I know you (in a non-weird way, haha!). I will definitely be checking back on this blog again!


  18. Great blog! I am so glad someone else in the blog-sphere has curly hair! Following now!



  19. I already love your blog because:
    1. We share the same name
    2. I have a high respect for teachers and I wish I could be one!

    New follower!

    Stef With An F

  20. I love water too!!!! Also, I have out of control curly hair as well. For sure wish it was naturally straight.

    What are you mixed with? I am Italian and black.



  21. i bought a pair of louboutins for my 21st birthday and i'm still so happy about them (that was 4 years ago)... i haven't worn them in a little bit just because its been snowing a lot around here, but still one of the best purchases of my life!


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