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How to look pretty in 14 easy steps (and feel prettier!)

Whether you have a date this evening, graduation coming up, or just want a little boost, I’m here to give you some simple, actionable tips on how to look pretty.  But before we deep dive into that, let’s first start off by staying looking pretty is relative.  And we are all beautiful, despite our internal …

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Cool Shape Candles that will ELEVATE your home in a snap

Can we all agree interior design has come leaps and bounds from fake grapes in a painted bowl and plastic flowers shoved carelessly in your great aunt sally’s vase?  Modern interiors span practically every decor style from bauhaus, minimalist, boho modern, retro 70’s, midcentury, and more.  But, re-doing your house every time you see a …

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Love expensive candles like Diptyque? Here are the alternatives to save your bank account

Le Labo Santal 33 is the trademark scent of every millennial.  And Diptyque usually makes an appearance in the home of any fashion-forward, liberal, creative who has a high paying job and likes oat milk. No hate, I LOVE expensive candles.  But, dropping $70 plus every time I burn through them (literally and metaphorically), isn’t …

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Quarantine Productivity: Do we need it? = Quarantine Mindset

Productivity, a usual strength of mine.  Something I would have once put into the “ I can do this shit with no effort” category.  But, this week, it has been a struggle, I’m sure you’re feeling it too.  Maybe it’s because the stay-in-place order has been extended, ( I fully support this as a necessary …

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Perfectionist? How to overcome perfectionism and progess your goals

Ok, I don’t want to put labels on myself or anything, but if there was ever a label I fully identified with it is being a perfectionist.  And, not in that way when your future employer asks you what your biggest fault is. In the actual, soul-crushing expectations and disappointments that come with being a …

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My Nightly Routine: How to shut your brain off at night

If you’re anything like me you have trouble shutting off your brain at night.  Especially during this #stayinplace order which means my sociableness is a degree below zero, and my work from home is in full effect.  My home has become my only world, and while it’s not a small home for Brooklyn, all of …

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Amazon Money Isn’t Real Money And Other Quarantine Thoughts

So I lamented to my intelligent and amazing friends over group chat that I had yet again fallen victim to amazon’s bewitching call to purchase. What had I bought? Well, one thing was actually something I needed: The Lume cube: I highly recommend this if you need a small, portable yet powerful light for photography. …

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How to stay connected during social distancing

The life of fresh air, brunches with friends, and enjoyable social interaction has hit pause.  It’s an adjustment, and one we all need to make in order to stay safe. We, as humans, are social creatures.  It has been proven that we not only need to feel we belong for a positive mindset, but that …

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The Quarantine Post We Actually Need, Plus my Amazon Cart

This post is not optimized for SEO, it’s a bit wordy, but I just felt like writing it and you might feel like it reading it.  So, google- don’t hate me for this one. And while most of you are faced with the utterly, shocking realities of working from home, I, my friend, am finally …

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6 life hacks to make a stressful day better: positive mindset

Ever have one of those days when everything is going wrong.  You spilled coffee on your white blouse, you missed your train, and then to top it all off you forgot your AirPods in a cab.  It’s not like any one of those events would “ruin” you day, but compile them all together and you …

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