March Favorites | Books, Movies, Music

I don’t know if this was just the case for me, but unlike February, March seemed to go on forever. That being said, I feel like I’ve had quite a bit of time to accumulate a lot more new favorites than usual. Brace yourselves—this is gonna be a long one. Books Crazy Rich Asians by … Continue reading March Favorites | Books, Movies, Music

4 Important Lessons Writing Has Taught Me (So Far)

Disclaimer: I am in no way a "real" writer in a professional sense, but I have done my fair share of writing gigs — writing pop culture articles, reporting on criminal trials, publishing academic essays, and now personal blogging. Yeah, it seems I've taken a step backwards, but I never intended to write professionally; it … Continue reading 4 Important Lessons Writing Has Taught Me (So Far)

Dealing with Comparisons, Jealousy, & Disappointment | Grad School Applications

I thought I was long done this process of waiting for acceptances and rejections from prospective schools. But after deciding to go to law school, I’ve found myself in this anxiety-inducing cycle once again with even more at stake. Last month, I got a few acceptances letters that I was really happy about. I shared … Continue reading Dealing with Comparisons, Jealousy, & Disappointment | Grad School Applications

9 Things To Do On A Mental Health Day | Self-Care Checklist

For the past few weeks, I've been in a bit of a rut and couldn't pinpoint exactly why I was feeling so down. Then I realized I hadn't taken the time to check in with myself and focus on my mental health. I decided to take a day to focus on myself and after, I … Continue reading 9 Things To Do On A Mental Health Day | Self-Care Checklist

My 23andMe Experience and Results

There's been a lot of hype about 23andMe over the past couple of years and some of you may be looking into finding out more about your ancestry, so I'm sharing my experience with 23andMe so y'all can get some insight into the process and decide if it's something you want to do as well. … Continue reading My 23andMe Experience and Results

January Favorites 2018

And just like that, we're already one month into the new year. January always seems long and dreary after months of holidays and celebration, but here are a few of my favorite things that helped me get through the month. Skincare NOW Rose Hip Seed Oil I normally have acne prone, oily-combination skin, but this … Continue reading January Favorites 2018

November/December Favorites 2017

Music The Thrill of It All by Sam Smith https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMAtfhATTLg It wasn't until Sam Smith made his comeback with his latest album that I realized how much I missed his voice during his 3-year hiatus. I don't need to tell y'all about his amazing, effortless vocals, but I will say this album is so beautifully composed … Continue reading November/December Favorites 2017

12 Winter Date Ideas + New Blog Name and Layout!

For those of you who don't know, Kevin and I started this blog together a couple years ago, but with school, work, and distance, we couldn't post as consistently as we planned and we ending up taking an unintentional hiatus. It wasn't until earlier this year when I decided to start blogging again. Now that … Continue reading 12 Winter Date Ideas + New Blog Name and Layout!

Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide On A Budget | Christmas 2017

With all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals online, it's the perfect time to do some Christmas shopping. Buying gifts for other people can get pretty stressful, so hopefully this list provides you with some inspiration to make gift giving a little easier this year. Maybe you'll even find a gift for yourself. For … Continue reading Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide On A Budget | Christmas 2017