Budgeting for Birthdays

I actually suck at saving money. At this point in life I really do. And, with student loans approaching, I definitely need to get my shit together. However, it's pretty hard to put any money in your savings when everyone's birthday is literally in the Fall. You know what I'm talking about. There's always that … Continue reading Budgeting for Birthdays

Autumn Apartment Tour

It's pumpkin spice season and I'm HERE for it. I just bought 8 pumpkins within one week, pumpkin spice coffee creamer and two cinnamon brooms from Trader Joe's (one for my living room and a mini one for my desk at work). If you don't know what cinnamon brooms are, you aren't LIVING. They're basically … Continue reading Autumn Apartment Tour

Why You Should Never Settle

The concept of settling is one I've only recently explored. I recently sat with a friend who felt like she was in the same boat in her relationship. I see it everywhere now. People in relationships are not unhappy, but they're not happy either.  So why do people settle? This question was prompted by my … Continue reading Why You Should Never Settle

Post-College Depression & How To Deal

How to put the weight of these feelings into words was the hardest challenge, but I feel like it's not talked about enough. When you graduate, everyone tells you that there are so many open doors. Technically, with a degree there are many and everyone makes you feel like the world is your oyster. The … Continue reading Post-College Depression & How To Deal

Summer Salmon With Pesto and Greens

As we're transitioning from Summer to the best season ever, Fall, I thought I'd share one of my favorite light and low carb recipes that's perfect for a SoCal summer night! It's super healthy, quick and easy! It's perfect for hosting friends or meal prepping & the dipping sauce is just to die for! Here's … Continue reading Summer Salmon With Pesto and Greens

3 Morning Habits Every Badass Should Practice

Seriously? Serious. I'm a strong believer in how your morning routine sets the tone for the rest of your day (and overall life, tbh). Read a self-help book. I'm serious. Most likely any author of a self-help book will mention something about a morning routine. It's necessary for productivity. There's 3 morning habits I practice … Continue reading 3 Morning Habits Every Badass Should Practice

Shatter Me Series by Tahereh Mafi Review

If you're a fan of dystopian thrillers, I thought I might bring to light one of my favorite authors of all time who executes such storytelling: Tahereh Mafi. In her Shatter Me series, she offers an intoxicating paranormal and thrilling story of a not-so-ordinary girl living in a dystopian modern day world. Tahereh exceeds all expectations … Continue reading Shatter Me Series by Tahereh Mafi Review

Essentials for Kauai and Oahu

After two trips to Hawaii this month, I've learned that tropical weather is NOT for me. Not down for the humidity. Not down for the bug bites either. I'm down for a vacation, though. This month I visited Oahu and Kauai and they are just as beautiful as they are different. To my surprise, my … Continue reading Essentials for Kauai and Oahu

The Raddest Simple Summer Pasta

I feel like I was born in the wrong country because I could eat pasta and bread every day if I could. Ask my family. Spaghetti and meatballs was my favorite dish growing up. I could eat spaghetti literally four nights in a row. Needless to say, I'm a pasta fiend and if it was … Continue reading The Raddest Simple Summer Pasta

Travel Abroad Beauty Essentials

After three trips to Europe and an upcoming trip to Hawaii, I thought I'd share my traveling abroad beauty essentials that I CANNOT travel without. I'm all about options, so narrowing down to NECESARY beauty products is a challenge for me, but after many attempts, I've managed to muster up a master list for packing … Continue reading Travel Abroad Beauty Essentials