MIM From A to Z: B is for Beauty Product Favorites

Beauty products are one of my favorite items to buy – I can spend hours browsing at Target, Ulta, Sephora – they’re all very dangerous places for me to be left alone. Today, I’m going to share my beauty brand favorites – products I currently use and want y’all to know about.   Note: This post contains affiliate links. You can read my disclosure by clicking here. Body Care Baby Oil Gel:  No, I don’t use this for tanning (I’d fry like[Read more]

3 Tips for Delivering a Great Presentation

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” Martin Luther King, Jr.  Happy Monday, y’all! With it being Martin Luther King, Jr. Day today, I’ve been reflecting on what an amazing speaker MLK Jr. was and how he moved so many people with his words. It also made me think about presentations that I’ve seen (both the good and the bad) and got me thinking about what it takes to deliver a great[Read more]

The 3 Reasons Why I’m Using Essential Oils

  Happy weekend! Question: who here uses essential oils? About a year or so ago, I got interested in essential oils from my sister, Meg (she is always experimenting with new products) who is really into using them. Not surprisingly, I didn’t know much about essential oils when I was first introduced to them, and I wanted to learn more about what they were and why so many of my friends and family were starting to use them. A couple[Read more]

Making it Millennial from A to Z: A is for Apartment Tour

  Good morning, and welcome to a BRAND NEW series for 2018: Making it Millennial from A to Z! Originally inspired by Design Sponge, throughout this series you’ll see posts on beauty, style, and home design, and we’ll work our way all the way through the alphabet. Sounds fun, right? I’m pumped.   Today, I’m going to kick off the MIM from A to Z series with a tour of my apartment! Cesar and I moved in October, and we[Read more]

January Goals

Note: This post contains affiliate links. You can read my disclosure by clicking here.   “The only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work for them.”– Michelle Obama Life Update Hi friends, and happy 2018! How was everyone’s first full week of the new year? It was terribly cold here, I don’t know if it’s ever been this cold in NYC since I moved in 2014 – brrrr! Besides the bitter[Read more]

What’s On My Christmas Wish List

  Happy Sunday! I am sitting propped up in my bed, wrapped up in my freshly cleaned bedclothes, and it feels glorious. Earlier, Cesar left to play paintball, which means my “me day” has officially begun.    We’ve spent a lot of the weekend ordering gifts for our families, and I remembered how fun it was to write about how to create a no-fail holiday wish list for your loved ones (see here), so I decided to share my own[Read more]

Learning About My Personality Type ENFJ: The Protagonist

  Happy Saturday! I’m sitting here watching the snow fall on this lovely weekend day, and I even pulled the coffee maker out of the cabinet (the first time I’ve done so since we moved), and have enjoyed drinking coffee out of a new mug that my friend Heather gave me as a bridesmaid gift. Basically, I couldn’t be more content.   I have a question: who here has taken a personality quiz before? It’s been a few years since[Read more]

Last-Minute Amazon Prime Gift Ideas for All the Ladies in Your Life

Note: This post contains affiliate links. You can read my disclosure by clicking here.   I don’t know about you, but I seriously have been slacking on the gift purchasing for the holidays this year, which is totally unlike me because I loveee 1) making gift guides, and 2) buying gifts for my loved ones.   Today, I’ve rounded up some great Amazon Prime gift options for all the ladies in your life, no matter what their interests are (and all are under[Read more]