Summer Is Ending, But The Summer Feeling Doesn’t Have To

It’s officially August, which means that summer is sizzling to its end. For some people, that means heading back to school. For others, it means ending their vacations, or it possibly means sending their kids back to school. For me, it means returning to school as an educator. Like everyone else with a career, my […]

3 Skincare Products To Help You Relax At The Start Of The School Year

I have written previously about how skincare has become a form of self care for me. Well today’s post is dedicated to even more self care items. This week marked my first regular work week of the school year. My students come next week. I’m so excited for the start of the school year and […]

7 Vintage Etsy Finds For Back-To-School Season

I’m one of those annoying people who fully throws herself into every task she is handed. My parents hated it when I was younger because it would take me ten times longer to complete a task. My husband kindly calls this characteristic “passion.” No matter what you call it, I definitely went all-in with wedding […]

Bronzing Sunscreen (And A Story)

So this weekend, Eric and I took my youngest sister to a water park. Lot’s of fun ensued. We had a blast. And like all good people, who are deeply concerned with skincare, we reapplied sunscreen regularly. Like a lot. Especially to my little sister. There was no way that I was taking her back […]

How To Choose Skin Care and Makeup Products That Are Good For You

Hi guys! I’m really happy to say that recently, Hello Giggles published an essay I wrote called “How Skin Care Unexpectedly Led Me To Self-Care.” This essay is so important to me because not only is it a part of an important larger conversation, but also because it also allowed me to reflect more deeply on […]

How To Pack For A Beach Vacation

Guys, I am so excited for my honeymoon. Eric (my fiance) and I are lucky enough to get to disappear to a beach for a week, and we’re both thrilled about it. Pair our excitement with my love of shopping and I knew I needed to write a post all about how to pack for […]

3 Hair Products That Changed My Life

Hey all, a lot of people seemed to really enjoy my makeup post so today I decided to write about three hair products that have seriously changed my life. I have curly hair, but not that cute curly hair that some people have. No, I have annoying curls with at least three different curl patterns. […]

5 THINGS TO THINK ABOUT RIGHT BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

It’s crazy to think that in less than 30 days, my engagement will be over. I’m so excited to marry my fiance Eric, but it’s strange to think that after a year and a half, this stage in our lives will be over. So as Eric and I finish out these final days of our engagement, I thought it most appropriate to round-up five of the most important things to do right before marriage.