Spilling The Tea: My Family Trip to London

Spilling The Tea: My Family Trip to London

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 [...]

5 Easy Ways To Cut Calories At Starbucks

5 Easy Ways To Cut Calories At Starbucks

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 [...]

9 St Paddy’s Day Tees For All Your Day Drinking Needs

9 St Paddy’s Day Tees For All Your Day Drinking Needs

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 [...]

10 Last Minute Gifts For Her You Can Find on Amazon Prime

10 Last Minute Gifts For Her You Can Find on Amazon Prime

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. 

The Ultimate Study Abroad Packing List for a Semester in Florence, Italy

The Ultimate Study Abroad Packing List for a Semester in Florence, Italy

As David Mitchell once said, "Travel far enough, you meet yourself."  I can firmly state that the making the decision to study abroad in Florence, Italy of spring 2017 was one of the best things I did during my time as a college student. I was able to make amazing new friends that I would [...]

5 Tips To Dress a Pear-Shaped Body

5 Tips To Dress a Pear-Shaped Body

In a world taken over by comparison due to the prevalence of social media, women struggle with body positivity and embracing their figures. With that in mind, I think that a major part of being "body positive" is dressing for your body type. This means wearing clothing that shows off what makes you feel amazing. [...]

23 Lessons I Learned by 23

23 Lessons I Learned by 23

In the words of the wise Blink-182, "Nobody likes you when you're 23." With that being said, after having already bypassed my birthday about a month ago, I have thought back on the lessons that I have learned over the course of my twenty three years spent living. Swearing is unattractive and makes you sound [...]