“Don’t compare your life to others. There’s no comparison between the sun and the moon, they shine when it’s their time.” I have considered writing this blog post for months but haven’t had the courage to do so. Why? I’ve been embarrassed. I couldn’t come up with a takeaway for readers. I did not want to come across as whiny/feeling sorry for myself. What would … Continue reading Life Update: My Current Season of Life + Some Self-Reflection
“You shopped where?” My mother inquired, eyebrows raised, as I opened up my huge mail-order package with “Nasty Gal” stamped on the front. Whether or not most of us have actually shopped this popular retail site, most twenty-something females have heard the name “Nasty Gal” thrown around. Famous for its controversial CEO Sophia Amoruso (author of “#Girlboss”) and frequent flash sales, various popular fashion and … Continue reading Nasty Gal: My Brutally Honest First Impression
While I cannot say that I am a beauty guru by any means necessary, I can say that I have acquired some tricks of the trade over the course of the last few years by watching various YouTube makeup tutorials. I am the kind of girl who prefers a natural makeup routine most days but will definitely amp it up for a special occasion or … Continue reading My 6 Best YouTube Beauty Guru Approved Makeup Tips & Tricks
Hi everyone! In March, my family and I took a mini vacation to London, England for a few days. My younger sister is currently studying abroad in Florence, Italy (lucky girl!), and we set off to visit her in Europe during her spring break. After having caught the traveler’s bug following my own semester spent studying in Florence, I was pumped to go back to … Continue reading Spilling The Tea: My Family Trip to London
Ahh, Starbucks. A millennial, American staple. Where would we be without our caffeine? Unfortunately, many of the delicious drinks we order without a second thought sometimes are loaded with empty calories. (Enter: Pumpkin Spice Latte, Peppermint Mocha, Caramel Frappucinos….). With summer on the horizon, many of us are finding ways to easily cut calories so we can look and ultimately FEEL better on the beach. … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways To Cut Calories At Starbucks
It’s that time of year again — St. Patrick’s Day. For me, this is the day of every single year that I am reminded that I have nothing green in my closet and don’t like corned beef and cabbage very much. But I still eat in anyway and wear whatever I can find, in honor of my Irish heritage. Given that I will be out … Continue reading 9 St Paddy’s Day Tees For All Your Day Drinking Needs
Procrastinating on Christmas shopping again? That makes two of us.
I know that I’ve done a lot of my own Christmas shopping on Amazon Prime, thanks to their amazing free two-day shipping policy, AND because they sell just about anything you can think of.
Whether she’s your girlfriend, sister, mother or second aunt once removed, it is likely that she will be happy receiving at least one of these gift ideas — I’ve also taken the liberty of including gifts of multiple price points. Continue reading 10 Last Minute Gifts For Her You Can Find on Amazon Prime