20 WINTER DATE IDEAS
Monday, Dec. 2, 2019
Cold weather, snow, and the holidays all have me thinking about spending time with my loved ones and planning winter dates.
GIFT IDEAS FOR EVERYONE ON YOUR LIST PLUS THE BEST HOLIDAY SALES
Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019
Let’s face it, gift giving can be hard! Sure, there are some people that you know just what to get, but that’s not usually the case and it’s probably not why you’re looking at this post.
ONE YEAR AFTER LOSING MY INSTAGRAM: WHAT I’VE LEARNED AND HOW I’VE CHANGED
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019
Today, exactly one year ago, was the first time that my instagram got hacked. In the days following, I tried my very best to get it back and keep it. At the end of a lot of back and forth between me and some hacker, my old account was just deleted by instagram.
THE FIVE BOOKS ON MY READING LIST RIGHT NOW
Friday, Nov. 8, 2019
It’s been a few months since I’ve posted about what’s on my reading list! I’ve been trying to carve more time out of my schedule for myself, and for snuggling up with a good book. Especially as the weather cools down— a good book by the fire and a cup of tea, yes please!
HOW TO: THE PERFECT AT HOME BLOWOUT WITH NYFW HAIRDRESSER
Monday, Nov. 4, 2019
I’ve been going to the same hairdresser since I was in Kindergarten because she is really just that amazing. She has 18+ years of experience, including numerous years backstage at New York Fashion Week.
CONFIDENCE: MY JOURNEY TO FIND IT, AND TAKING THE LEAP
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
A reader recently asked me, “how did you have the confidence to start your blog?” And honestly, I was a bit taken aback by the question for a couple reasons.
MANAGING A LONG DISTANCE RELATIONSHIP
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019
Nick and I started dating at the very beginning of my junior year of college. Since then, a lot has happened, including me moving back home to Boston.
FRIDAY THOUGHTS: DON’T LET ONE OPINION STOP YOU
Friday, Oct. 11, 2019
When I was in high school, I had a teacher that absolutely ruined writing for me. I mean truly ruined it. Let me give you a little background.
LIFE AT A GLANCE: WHAT I HAVE GOING ON
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019
First, thank you for being patient with me this week! There are a lot of big exciting changes going on on my blog, and in my life. That’s why I thought it would be a perfect time to share with you what I have going on! (Without giving too much away of course).
FALL INSPIRED DATE IDEAS
Friday, Oct. 4, 2019
October just started and that means it’s finally really feeling like fall, it’s spooky season, and it’s the start of the coziest time of year. (It’s also my birth month, and yes that is a month long celebration).
In the spirit of October, I asked what kind of seasonal content you wanted to see, and fall date ideas was the winner! It was a fun one for me to write because it really is my favorite time of year.
AN EASY FINANCE GUIDE FOR 20 SOMETHINGS
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019
A huge part of being a responsible adult is managing your finances. The problem is, the world of finance can seem overwhelming and full of secrets, and depending on how you were raised or what you studied in college, it can be pretty intimidating. That’s why I decided to write this post about the easiest habits to get in to for young people.
THE PERFECT NIGHT IN WITH VIRGIN WINES
Monday, Sep. 30, 2019
Do you like wine, music, and good deals? How does 12 top rated bottles for just $79.99 sound with free shipping sound?
I think it sounds unreal.
SETTLING INTO ADULT LIFE AND LEARNING TO MOVE ON
Friday, Sep. 27, 2019
This isn’t going to be the most informative or exciting post, but I’ve been thinking a lot lately about settling into “adult” life, and I just wanted to share some of my experiences.
10 WAYS TO PRACTICE SELF LOVE
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 2019
Self-love isn't something that comes easily to a lot of people. It sure didn't come easily to me, especially in my first few years of college. It's important to recognize that practicing self-love takes time, effort, and conscious intent.
HOW TO GET BETTER SLEEP AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT
Friday, Sep. 20, 2019
Who doesn’t love a good night’s sleep? I know I do. For something that’s so great, it’s a shame the majority of American adults don’t get enough of it. Luckily, with a little bit of a priority shift, we can all get a good night’s sleep.
MY SKIN CARE ROUTINE & WHAT TONER ACTUALLY DOES
Monday, Sep. 16, 2019
I have a confession-- up until this spring, I didn’t have a true skin care routine. I was in the pool so much that the only thing I really worried about was trying to use some sort of moisturizer.
WHAT I LEARNED IN COLLEGE, OUTSIDE OF CLASS
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2019
I recently did my first Q&A, and I got asked about what my advice to college freshman would be. I did a lot of soul searching before I answered, and it got me thinking about all of the things I learned during my college years that had nothing to do with school.
HANDWRITTEN LETTERS AND OCCASIONS TO WRITE THEM
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 2019
Here’s a fun fact about me, I love the mail. I know it’s a little crazy but I really look forward to getting the mail every day. It’s like a little surprise present!
15 WOMEN GIVE A PIECE OF ADVICE TO THEIR 20 YEAR OLD SELF
Friday, Aug. 30, 2019
I have been blessed to be raised by, supported by, and inspired by so many incredible, strong women. This little project has meant so much to me, and I hope you take something away from it too.
I PLANNED A PERFECT LITTLE DATE IN TWO BOSTON LOCATIONS SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO
Monday, Aug. 19, 2019
Planning dates can be hard! It’s easy to get stuck in a routine and end up at the same places time and time again, and trying to come up with new ideas can be daunting.
Hence, I planned a perfect little date night in two Boston locations so you don’t have to! All you need to do is pick your date night setting— Back Bay or the North End. (All of these pcitures are from Back Bay.)
FIVE DAILY GOALS FOR STAYING INSPIRED, AVOIDING BURNOUT, AND A HEALTHY AMOUNT OF SOCIAL MEDIA
Friday, Aug. 16, 2019
I am new to blogging but I am no stranger to the “workaholic” mentality, writing, social media, or creating. I have always had a bit of an obsessive personality, and realizing it’s ok to take breaks or shift your focus away from what you’re working on has always been something I’ve struggled with, and I know a lot of other people do to.
DORM-ROOM PACKING: TIPS, TRICKS, AND WHAT YOU DEFINITELY DON'T NEED
Monday, Aug. 5, 2019
Although my college days are over, this was a request. With college move in days right around the corner and and my bachelors degree under my belt, I figured I’d share what I learned.
It’s so easy to overpack and overcrowd a dorm room or small apartment, and can be hard to figure out what you actually need to bring even if it’s not your freshman year.
FOOLPROOF POKE RECIPE THAT'S SURE TO IMPRESS
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2019
This is the perfect recipe for entertaining, or just enjoying. Poke is fresh, healthy, and makes for a great hors d’oeuvre or light meal. It is also, and I can’t emphasize this enough, VERY easy to make.
CONFESSIONS OF A CRAZY PLANT LADY: HOUSEPLANTS FOR BEGINNERS
Monday, Jul. 22, 2019
I will be the first to admit that I’ve become rather obsessed with plants. I love having them around my house and taking care of them. I worry about them when I’m away from home, the whole bit. But you know, of all the obsessions you can have I’d like to think this is a fairly heathy one.
BOOKS I'M BRINGING TO THE BEACH
Monday, Jul. 15, 2019
One of my favorite weeks of the year is my family’s annual beach trip. It’s a week defined by a lack of cell service or plans, and sitting in the sand.
I’ve selected five books with a good a balance of “beach reads,” more serious stories, and a classic for good measure.