25 Life Lessons Gathered in 25 Years

As I'm nearing the final days of my 24th year of life, I thought I'd reflect upon the life I've lived so far and the lessons that I have learned. Some people will treat you like crap if you let them Other people will love you the way you deserve if you let them The … Continue reading 25 Life Lessons Gathered in 25 Years

Home Alone: What I Learned in My First Year of Being Totally on My Own

After graduating from college, I knew I wasn't moving back home. Boston is a cold and cruel place. Not really, but it's just not for me. I decided to stay in North Carolina with no job, no family, and not a lot of friends. The first place I moved to, after my on-campus apartment (which … Continue reading Home Alone: What I Learned in My First Year of Being Totally on My Own

Bon Voyage: What to Pack for My Week in Paris

I'm off to Paris for a week and I am so excited. This will be my first time in Paris and I really wanted to make a good impression on the Parisians, so I looked up some fashion do's and dont's (I'm not trying to be that rude American). From different articles I've read, including the … Continue reading Bon Voyage: What to Pack for My Week in Paris

Super Quick and Simple Daily Makeup Routine

I consider myself a pretty chill, no-frills kind of girl... some (like my mother) may call it 'lazy.' When I got to high school age, my mom would tell me to never leave the house without at least mascara and lip gloss on. I really didn't take her seriously until probably this year. Although I'd much rather … Continue reading Super Quick and Simple Daily Makeup Routine

Tips for Thrifting on ThredUP

For a couple of years now, I've been doing my online clothes shopping with thredUP. As an online thrift shop, it has so many benefits over shopping at retail stores or even brick and mortar thrift shops. thredUP is the world's biggest online thrift shop, which means the options are nearly endless, and prices are up to … Continue reading Tips for Thrifting on ThredUP

Journey for the Soul: My Travel Bucket List

This month, I'll be traveling to Paris, France for the first time. Although I've been to Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, and South Africa, this will be my first time ever traveling to Europe. I, of course, hope to travel way more in my lifetime, but this got me thinking about where my next stop … Continue reading Journey for the Soul: My Travel Bucket List

Get Out: Save Money and Avoid the Sunken Place

Since graduating college, saving money has been one of my main goals. Sure I have a LOT of debt, but I'm not trying to work in an office until I'm 70 and have nothing in savings. Although I go hard on saving money, I also don't want to be a hermit who never goes out … Continue reading Get Out: Save Money and Avoid the Sunken Place