Must Haves: Sick Days

I don’t get sick very often, but when I do, it’s pretty miserable. I’m usually all sorts of congested, feverish, chills, sore throat, just all the signs of a disgusting human being. But I’m always able to power through sick days with these little tips: Note: DUH. I’m not a doctor. These are just some useful tips that get me through feeling like a walking disease. 1. Gargling salt water […]

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CTC on Instagram: January Coffee Shots

I know, it’s already 10 days into February, but I’ve just had an insane few days and I think I’m sick, soooo excuse the late post! I drink way too much coffee and attempt to take way too many photos of coffee and coffee related things to not share.. so without further ado, here’s all the pretty little pictures I’ve attempted taking throughout the month of January in one organized […]

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Black on Black

NEW outfit shoot! I know, I haven’t done one of these in a while, but that’s because my photographer/outfit shooting partner/dear friend, Rose was busy being awesome in Myanmar (instagram #followRosetoMyanmar). So to have a little catch up sesh, we decided to go to Caffe Bene. It’s this new korean coffee shop that has all the fixins of a modern day coffee house. Macarons, pretty little cake slices, and of course, […]

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January Playlist

Welcome to a new monthly series of my 5 song obsessions for the month! 1. The Light in the Piazza- Kelli O’Hara I love musicals, and although this one came out a while ago, I decided to listen to the musical The Light in the Piazza again after watching Kelli O’Hara’s AMAZING performance on NBC’s Peter Pan live. Her voice in the title song “The Light in the Piazza” is […]

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Salted Toffee Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Salted Toffee Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies. That’s quite a mouthful. And it was the most delicious mouthful of cookie I’ve ever had. Tiff took an oatmeal cookie recipe and altered it to include toffee and chocolate chips at my request. Why? Last March, when Tiff (sister), Jess & June (best friends), and I went to New York, we went to this wonderful little cookie shop in West Village called Milk & Cookies. They […]

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Eyeliner 101 – Application

This is the third and final post of our makeup basics: Eyeliner 101. I hope you have all enjoyed and learned a lot from reading these posts so far! Now that you have all become pros at figuring out what color/formulation to use & when, my final post will be, Eyeliner 101: Application. You can read parts ONE and TWO if you need to catch up!  1.) Tight Lining For […]

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Strawberry Ice Cream: Homemade Edition

Whenever I’m over at my friend Ellie’s house, I feel a little more domesticated because she and her boyfriend, Fede are ALWAYS COOKING. Personally, I just can’t seem to find the time (nor do I really want to) to cook. But they have a production company which keeps them incredibly busy, and they still manage to make breakfast, lunch, and dinner everyday…so I don’t know what my excuse is. Anyway, the […]

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Window Pane Coat: CTC on Instagram

If you follow @coffeethenchaos on instagram, you’ll see a daily upload of my outfits for the day. The past couple weeks, I’ve been OBSESSED with this window pane coat from Express. Tiff got it for me as a “just because” gift when all outerwear was 50% off so we got it for quite the deal. 1. Worn with my “uniform” (aka go-to outfit) of a button up shirt (H& M) , […]

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Bye Bye from Jessica

Oh no! Say it ain’t so! So if you haven’t noticed by now, I have been posting less and less. Reality is catching up to me and I just don’t have the time/confidence to produce the quality that this blog deserves anymore. So, I’m taking a step back and Tracie is taking over CTC. (Wish her luck everybody!) With this move, the site will also be making a few content/style […]

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