May/June Favorites

May/June Favorites

So May was a busy month, between getting out of school, working full time, running back to Chicago to get my visa for when I go to France and more. So I had very little time to try out any new products, however, a few things became my ride or die products/reads. My hair is [...]

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Finding Balance and Staying Motivated

Finding Balance and Staying Motivated

This past semester was very difficult for me. I was struggling to keep my head above the ocean of schoolwork while being in treatment for an eating disorder and working part time. I found it difficult to stay motivated when I was so anxious and stressed all the time. But I found my way out [...]

Go To Summer Hair

Go To Summer Hair

With the heat of summer beating down on you, there is nothing worse than hair in your face. And it can be all too easy to just throw it back everyday and get stuck in a hair funk. I have been experimenting with styles to keep the hair off my face while keeping it interesting [...]

My Birthday

My Birthday

Welcome back and Happy Easter and Happy Passover! I hope your month is going well. I, myself, have been extremely busy preparing for my final exams. But I have still been greatly enjoying the month of April, especially because it was my birthday on the 12th. I am so blessed to have friends and family [...]

Spring Clothing Haul

Spring Clothing Haul

Happy March! I hope this transition into Spring has been a time of good change and cleansing, I know it has for me; and also for my wardrobe. I had a massive closet clean out and collected an entire bag of items to donate. Afterwards, my wardrobe was looking pretty grim. So over the past [...]

My Latest Skincare Routine

My Latest Skincare Routine

With Winter coming to an end, my skin has been left feeling all kinds of ways (none of them good). And so in the past few weeks I have adopted a new skincare routine that has provided acne control and moisture to keep my skin looking glowy, healthy, and ready for the Spring sunshine. My [...]

My Christmas Sugar Cookies

My Christmas Sugar Cookies

After many years and too many different recipes for Christmas sugar cookies, I have finally found one that I think makes the quintessential Christmas cutout cookies. This is a synthesis of many recipes from both my grandmothers and others I have come across on Food Network and other cooking websites. Making Christmas cookies takes me [...]