in Retrospect | Blogmas Day 24 | 2016

“Family: where life begins and love never ends.“ Hello, Everyone! It has been a December to Remember. From finals week to writing blogmas posts, it has truly been a wonderful adventure. Today is a day to be with family and friends, so this post will be short and sweet. Reflecting on my December to Remember…

the Blogging Adventure| Blogmas Day 23 | 2016

a picture is worth a thousand words… Hello, Everyone! It is the 23rd!! It is crazy how fast time flies… I remember starting this blog back in October. I was excited, yet nervous, to begin this adventure. Now, it is a reality and I could not be happier. The amazing thing about starting this blog…

Brownies: Holiday Edition | Blogmas Day 22| 2016

“Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree…” Hello, Everyone!! The festive season is upon us! It’s that time of year when we visit friends and family with a holiday treat in hand. Sometimes the days escape us and we don’t have much time to bake up a storm. I took to the world of Pinterest for speedy dessert inspiration. Here…

The Lemon & Clove Cure | Blogmas Day 21 | 2016

Walking in a Winter Wonderland… Hello, Everyone! Today is the first day of Winter and I seem to have come down with a slight cold. The one thing that I know will cure the sniffles and a sore throat is a cup of lemon and clove tea. And nothing pairs better with lemon and clove tea than…

After Eight Hot Chocolate | Blogmas Day 20 | 2016

Hot chocolate is a hug from the inside. Hello, Everyone! I was rummaging through my fridge at home and found a couple of After Eight chocolates hiding in the back. If you have never tried After Eight Mint chocolates, you are missing out. It is a thin layer of mint filling dipped into chocolate. It…

Too Faced: Lip Quenched | Blogmas Day 18 & 19 | 2016

Go where you feel the most alive. Hello, Everyone! As Winter is approaching, the air is crisp and the wind is whirling around outside. Nothing can be better than a lip-quenching product, specifically the Too Faced La Creme Color Drenched Lipstick. This lipstick is easy-to-wear and hydrating, which makes it perfect for every season. I literally…

Garden Strolls | Blogmas Day 17| 2016

A little dirt, now and then, never hurt anyone. Hello, Everyone! Today, I was at my cousin’s house and all I could think about was taking a quick walk around their garden. It’s funny how a place can bring back so many heart-warming memories. From camping in the backyard to swinging on the porch swing,…

Netflix + Rainy Travels | Blogmas Day 15 | 2016

Rainy days are good for the soul. Hello, Everyone! Today I left my apartment and am making my way back home. I am currently sitting on the couch at my cousin’s house staring at the rain pattering on the back porch. It is a rainy and gloomy day, but for some reason that puts a…

Wednesday Wonders | Blogmas Day 14 | 2016

“Don’t give up. Good things take time.” Hello, Everyone! This week I have been walking around a lot and enjoying the changing leaves. I finish finals today, so I am savoring every moment. Here is another photo diary of today’s discoveries. I hope you all enjoyed this adventure, and I will see you all tomorrow…

Orly Color AMP’D | Blogmas Day 13 | 2016

Be your own kind of beautiful. Hello, Everyone! This summer I was browsing the nail aisle at Target and came across the Orly section. Now, if you did not know, Orly is a great brand for nail polish because their polishes are free of certain chemicals/formaldehyde and they don’t test on animals. The Orly collection that was…

Monday Blues | Blogmas Day 12 | 2016

“The Earth has music  for those who listen.” -William Shakespeare  Hello, Everyone! It is the half way mark for Blogmas!! I decided to do a short photo diary of my walk back to my apartment today. It was a crisp, sunny day filled with changing leaves and shedding trees. I love the changing leaves. Every so…

Coconut-Cranberry Energy Truffles | Blogmas Day 11 | 2016

Good Food = Good Mood Hello, Everyone! Today I am going to share one of my all-time favorite recipes. I call them Coconut-Cranberry Energy Truffles; they are basically a ball of nutritious ingredients, great for on-the-go snacking. Let’s get into this recipe! Here is what you will need: food processor or blender spatula  a large plate that can…