+ I finally did it.

I finally did it!
Remember how I’ve been talking about doing something very different this year….well….I finally up and moved to San Francisco to get a Master’s Degree in Fashion Design at the Academy of Art University. Can you believe it?! I may have to finish a lot of it online, but for now, San Fran it is. And I hope you guys will be with me every step of the way.


  1. Woooo! Congratulations!! Did you all move?

  2. OH MY GOD!!!!!
    Congrats from across the ocean!

  3. Woa! Congratulations!

  4. Wow! Congrats!

  5. That’s so amazing! So excited for you.

  6. Congrats on making the big leap! You’re going to love SF!

    Tailoring my life

  7. Congratulations!

  8. holy toledo! way to go!

  9. Congrats!!! San Francisco is one of my favorite cities in the world!

  10. congrats girl thats awesome! xo


  11. Congrats~ that is amazing

  12. Congratulations!!!!

  13. Congratulations on the big move!!


  14. wow! congratulations on this big step! can’t wait to hear about all your adventures!!!

  15. YAY!!! You are so inspiring! Way to go!

  16. Wow oh wow. Congratulations! Go get em :)

  17. That is amazing! Way to pursue your dreams, and hone your skills! I can’t wait to see what else you come up with!

  18. That is so exciting! I hope this is not too personal but being an expecting mom I was wondering how you will balance baby and school?

    • My husband doesn’t work very much while I’m here…so that helps out. When I’m at home and my husband is working. I make sure that is my husband gives me time every week, even if it is a half hour a day, to get stuff done. When my husband couldn’t watch the kids, I would do it every time someone was napping or late at night. I don’t remember getting much sleep back then.

  19. Yay! Congratulations to you, and horray for following your dreams!

  20. So freaking exciting! Did you ever end up hiring an assistant?

  21. Wohoo! Congrats! I hope you keep us updated along the way. I would love to know what you’re learning about and such. I’m such a nerd that way.

    Much Love,

  22. Omg. I can’t even begin to tell you how jealous I am! I really hope you spill as much as possible about this all!
    Good luck!

  23. That is amazing! I am so excited for you and can’t wait to follow along!!!

  24. So cool! So excited for you! Are you commuting back and forth from SF? Or did you move the whole family out??

  25. you go girl!

  26. WOW – that’s AWESOME!
    did you leave the family behind or did everyone make the journey???

    xo & best of luck – heather
    This Life Is Yours Blog

  27. That’s amazing!! Good for you for taking the plunge!! Don’t forget to take some breaks from your schoolwork so you can explore your new surroundings!!
    xo, Kellee from Pirate&Lilac

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  29. so excited for you! i need to just live vicariously through you.

  30. WELCOME TO THE BAY!!!!! Let’s meet up for eats girly!!! Email me: houseoftongblog@yahoo.com xoxoxo

  31. Woww!! That’s so amazing, I’ve always wanted to go there. I order their info books every semester. They are so stunningly beautiful and breathtaking. We all believe in you! You’re going to do great things!!


  32. wowie, congratulations and welcome to the Bay Areaaaaaa <3

  33. Congratulations! Keep us posted on your adventures in the new city!

  34. Congrats! You will be amazing. Do great things!!

  35. That’s so awesome! I’m happy for you.

    Miri xx

  36. Congrats!!!

  37. Yayyy that’s wonderful news! I can’t wait to see all of the wonderful creations you make!!!

  38. congrats on the big move, heard San Fran is beautiful.


  39. Welcome! We’re new to the San Fran area as well and love it here. :)


  40. Welcome to SF! Can’t wait to see your posts about your adventures in this beautiful city! Let me know if you need any recommendations!

  41. woohooo! congrats! Sending all love and positive energy all the way from Greece!

  42. Congratulations! We live down on the peninsula and think that the SF Bay Area is a fantastic place to be. Can’t wait to read about your adventures!

  43. Wow, that is major! Good luck!!

  44. I have to admit – I used to adore you. But now… you are my hero :) I wanna be you when I grow up 😉 :) You’re so inspiring in every way… :) Good luck to you and your family!

  45. Ok I’m gonna watch for you on Project Runway :) I love that show and I’m so jealous of the ability to just whip together an outfit. You are so talented and I love reading your blog and see modifications and even completely new ideas. Good luck…you will be an amazing designer.

  46. mazal tov!

  47. Congratulations !!!!!!You deserve the best :)

  48. Congrats!! …but are your boys coming with you?!

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  50. How awesome. Congratulations and good luck!

  51. Congratulations and welcome to California!

  52. Yay! So happy for you, everyone come to San Fran! Way more exciting than Provo :)


  53. Awesome!! Hoping for the best for you and the family. :)

  54. Welcome to San Francisco! You’re going to LOOVE LOVE LOOOVE it here!

  55. Yay! Thats so great! I love SF! I only live an hour north of there! Its such a nice area! Congratulations!
    Ali at ballpointandpen.com

  56. Yay! Thats so great! I love SF! I only live an hour north of there! Its such a nice area! Congratulations!
    Ali at ballpointandpen.com

  57. Congrats! I miss SF and the AA is awesome – I almost went there! Pricy though – but worth it!

  58. Lesson number one: Never call it “San Fran” again! Another words to remove from your vocabulary, “Frisco”. :)

  59. That is crazy! Good luck.