Father’s Day

It’s Father’s Day and I’ve got the Father’s Day blues because I don’t know how many more, if any more, Father’s Days we’ve got, me and you. People are posting pictures of dads at barbecues, and dads on wedding days during father-daughter dances, and everyone else’s dad seems happy and healthy and I don’t know…

The REAL Botanical Garden – Stopping to Smell the Roses

Exciting news! Upon admitting that I thought the Brooklyn Botanic Garden was THE Botanic Garden and having been proven wrong, very wrong, I successfully convinced Darren (he didn’t need any convincing) that we should spend our weekend going to the New York Botanical Garden’s Rose Weekend, with over 500 different types of roses in bloom,…

Best Day in Brooklyn – What to See & Where to Eat

Hi all! I went on a little adventure last week and wanted to tell you all about it – basically, me and my new friend, Alex, decided to have a girls day in the city and choosing which part of the city was kind of the hard part, I know I love the SOHO/Nolita area…

Olive & June – Olive Pinks, and Blues, and Pinky Nudes

Hello everyone! Here today with another quick product review – I love to tell you guys what I’m loving and I just fell in love with an at home mani that is saving me time, money, and a little piece of my sanity when it comes to salon prices and wait time and lackluster client…

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Hi everyone! I found some amazing gifts just in time for Mother’s Day this year and thought I would share, not only do I love a good gift guide (my Chrismtas ones are always my favorite posts), but I wanted to make my mom’s big day a little extra special this year and hoped I…

I Thought You Were Gone

That morning, I thought you were gone. I thought that I’d never live through the 20th of September without thinking, the day my dad died. When mom called me, at 3 am, I thought for sure, this was the end. I called Darren sobbing, and drove myself to the hospital, crying and breathing hysteric breaths the…

Zoella x ColourPop Brunch Collection Review

Hi all! I’m here today to write a quick review for an eyeshadow palette and a matte lip that I have been absolutely loving! This is the Brunch Date Pressed Powder Shadow Palette and @ ME Ultra Matte Lip from the Zoella x Colourpop Brunch Date Collection, I thought brunch was my favorite thing ever,…

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…