Lush Cup O’ Coffee Face Mask | A Product Review

Every once in awhile, I succumb to the cult-like following of certain brands. Lush Cosmetics has officially did me in – I’m obsessed. And you know what? With all-natural, handmade beauty products that are created from small-scale, ethical suppliers, I don’t feel bad about it, either.  I’ve been using Lush face masks for about a year now, and I think it’s time to do a deep-dive into the face mask I love the most: Cup O’ Coffee. Let’s sip while[Read more]

10 Simple Pleasures I Enjoy in Life

Growing up, I had no idea how complicated life gets as an adult; my biggest worries were what grade I was going to earn on my calc test and if my sister would take me to the mall with her over the weekend. Now in my late twenties, life’s a tad bit more complicated these days: living and working in NYC while saving up for buying a home, debating getting a dog, trying to balance work, passion projects, and personal[Read more]

How To Backup And Restore Your Self-Hosted WordPress Website

Today I’m writing a post to hopefully save new bloggers like me MANY HOURS of anxiety and frustration. See, late on Tuesday night, I unknowingly made a HUGE mistake and deleted most of my image files from the media library of my blog (long story short, I didn’t realize that you had to keep all of your media files in order for them to still appear in blog posts – now I know, you do!). Having had an extra busy[Read more]

Adulting 101: How to Make New Friends When You’re All Grown Up

Growing up in a small town, I had it easy when it came to making friends – they were my classmates, teammates, neighbors, and cousins. I never had to think too hard or put too much effort into cultivating my friendships. Fast forward 20 years, and making new friends is a lot harder these days. Sometimes I really love adulting – making my own decisions, doing my own thing – that’s all good and great. However, I’ve realized that a[Read more]

Recipe Review: Cinnamon and Pecan Pear Noodle Pancakes from Inspiralize Everything

  Who here doesn’t love pancakes? Get out. No seriously, I have been the biggest pancake lover for my entire life, which is why i’m so excited to share a pancake recipe review with ya’ll today! I found this gem of a recipe in my Inspiralize Everything cookbook by Ali Mafucci (love her!). I thought that it had such a tasty-sounding spin on traditional pancakes that I had to give it a try. While I couldn’t find this specific recipe on Ali’s website,[Read more]

Four Go-To Career Websites for Female Millennials

Any other career and advice binge-readers in here besides me? What can I say, I love reading about my generation’s disruptions in the workplace (i.e. most millennials prefer to wear headphones while working and not all managers get that). Whether you’re looking for advice on how to have a difficult conversation with a colleague or you’d like some insight into how to negotiate a pay raise for the first time, many great resources are out there to help you develop[Read more]

5 Bold Flavored Herbal Teas to Tea-Spire You Right Now

  Do you remember the first time that you had tea? I don’t, but man, am I glad that we somehow got properly introduced. Whether you want to wind down in the evening, you want something tasty to sip on at work, or you’re not feelin’ too hot, there’s an herbal tea out there for you. The biggest side note that I’d like to share with you today is the difference between black, green, and herbal teas. I learned more[Read more]

March Style Favorites

Happy Thursday, ya’ll! I am so excited for this weekend’s Daylight Savings! Why, you may wonder? Losing an hour of sleep is NOT something to celebrate, I know, I know. However! Getting more daylight at the end of the day IS something that I will swoon over. March is the month that brings spring, and spring really is my favorite season. I absolutely love fresh starts, blossoms, pastels, longer days, and open windows with amazing breezes. Today I’m sharing a[Read more]