April – Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

Great news readers, I’ve read the top-rated, most Instagrammed, most recommended self-help books so you wouldn’t have to, and I inadvertently saved the best for last – Girl, Wash Your Face. Honestly, my journey for “self-help” was starting to feel a little drawn out and a little pointless until I found myself soaking in the…

26 Things I’ve Learned @26

While there are lots of days that I still feel 16, it seems as though an entire decade has passed since then, and honestly I’ve learned a lot. Full disclosure? I was obviously inspired to write this because of Taylor Swift’s article for Elle magazine! So, if you wanted to know the 26 things I’ve…

February/March – You Are A Badass by Jen Sincero

February has come and gone and I’ve only just finished reading You Are A Badass by Jen Sincero, and now it’s April, but the good news is, I’m ready to write about it. Is it just me, or there’s something about self-help books where they start to feel a bit like a horoscope, just when…

It’s Spring – Where I’ve Been, How’s School, and Life Update

Hello everyone! Here to, once again, apologize for a few weeks of practically NO blog posts, insert crying face here. I’ve missed writing oh so much, but have felt so uninspired recently, that was until the sun started shining and days seemed a little warmer and a little lighter and a little longer and I…

The Cutest Spring Sweater For Less Than $20

Hi everyone! Just the quickest, shortest, sweetest post today to let you know that the sweater from my Instagram post yesterday is on sale for less than $20. I’ve linked it here! It’s from New Look and I absolutely love it, it looks like funfetti cake, but is also oversized with balloon-esque sleeves! I have…

How To – Getting The Perfect Gift Guide/Product Pic

I’ve had such amazing feedback this holiday season (from Christmas to Valentine’s Day) from friends, co-workers, and brands alike, who actually have told me they liked my photos, left sweet comments, and even featured me on their pages and I wanted to share my secrets with you because it’s taken me awhile to curate the…

My Before-30 List

Before I’m thirty, which all the sudden doesn’t feel so far away, there are a few things I want to accomplish. I’ve been listening to a lot of podcasts about the power of positive thinking and the power of lists, so I’ve decided instead of having these goals float in my head, I should put…

Valentine’s Day Edit – What I Got Darren

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Believe it or not, Darren and I have never ever spent a Valentine’s Day together and we’ve been together for nearly 5 years! What can I say? We both work retail jobs and the year or two we made late night dinner plans a snow storm got in our way. The…

Valentine’s Day Edit – The Cutest Cards

Hi everyone! Just a super quick post to let you know that all of my Valentine’s Day dreams came true. Firstly, I have to admit that I did bake an entire batch of cupcakes just to have a prop for these pictures. But, don’t you just love how pink and glittery Valentine’s Day is, forget…

My Birthday in NYC – Visiting The Color Factory

Last year for my birthday Darren and I spontaneously decided to spend a night in NYC and we had so much fun! I wanted to go to places I had only seen and dreamed about and screen shotted because of Instagram and this year I had a whole new list – including an art exhibit,…