Denim for Days

Happy Spring, and happy early April Fool’s Day! Denim everywhere though is no joke. We can finally retire comfy sweat pants and stuffy cold-weather-clothes and bring back fresh, crisp, denim. What’s good about this year is the variety of looks that falls very far from blue-jeans only. Vests, coats, dresses, jumpsuits galore. Dress it up,…

Expert Advice for At-Home Hair

We’ve been there, you’re always running low on time or money and next thing you know your hair is in serious need for a touch-up. Or say you want to try something new, but don’t want to make a visit to the salon to do so. What’s a girl to do? Well, here’s some advice…

Things I’m Loving

Happy almost-Friday! Seriously though, this week has dragged on for me. I can’t wait for a whole weekend off with Elliott and just relaxing 24/7 for 2 whole days. It’s currently it’s raining here, so I figured I’d post a quick update on my current favorite pick-me-ups. Salmon with brown butter sauce, lemon, and capers….

Body In Balance

*Original article written by Natalie Gingerich Mackenzie for Self Magazine March 2015* Runners gotta run. Spinners gotta spin. Dance-cardio girls gotta dance. But when you favor certain workouts, you also favor the muscles those workouts target. The problem? Eventually your body develops imbalances as stronger muscles are overworked (becoming tight) and weaker muscles are neglected…

Behind Your Breakouts

It’s spring, It’s Friday, you’re ready for a great weekend, and then surprise- you’ve got a pesky breakout! Breakouts happen to everyone- some people are lucky enough to have them only once a month and others can’t tell you about a day they haven’t had one- they happen to models and doctors, teens and mature…

Spring’s Freshest Look

You’ve probably heard me mention how the pastel look is showing up everywhere on the runway this season, and it looks like the trend will continue all throughout spring. I’ve seriously seen this look from everyone -high fashion all the way to street looks- and I’M IN LOVE. Its easy, fresh, and fun. Here are…

Wake Up Beautiful

This is the time of year when we all begin to come out of hibernation and rejoin the world. There’s just such a great energy in the air that really motivates and rejuvenates us. Which gets me thinking: We must also refresh our beauty and skin care needs, which have taken quite a beating over…

Laid Back Saturday

It’s currently really rainy, grey, and all around “blah” here in Upstate NY. It it this precise reason that I’ve decided to dedicate today to cleaning, running errands, and a good workout followed by a night full of home-spa treatments and a good home cooked dinner with Elliott. We spent last night at the local…

Trending Beauty Looks

Some of these looks aren’t for the weak at heart, some of them are incredibly practical. What they all have in common:¬† they’re super fun and trending for spring. 1. The New Cool Girl Hair. When most people hear the word ‘pigtails’ the last word that comes to mind is ‘sexy’, but this new cool…

Allure: Beauty Box Review

Hey guys, sorry it’s been awhile! I’ve been crazy busy trying to enroll for school again so that I can return for the fall semester (it’s been so long, I’m nervous). I’ve also ¬†been trying to enjoy these early spring days as much as possible since it’s been so nice out (hello 40 degrees haha)….

The Girls We Hate

Why your Ex’s new girlfriend turns you from feminist to mean girl. (Cosmopolitan March 2015 by anna breslaw) For the last six months or so, my ex’s new girlfriend’s blog has occupied a Toxic Waste corner of my brain previously reserved for YouTube clips of other people’s humiliating public falls. When I’m having a especially…

I Woke Up Like This

Hey guys, how’s it going? Sorry it’s been a few days, I’ve been super stressed about my upcoming dentist appointment tomorrow! Not many things freak my out but the dentist is one person who will always get me. So since i likely won’t sleep a wink tonight, and my apt is early in the morning,…