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A Day in Austin, Texas!

Check out my trip to Austin, TX on a new app - Travis, Pinterest for Traveling!!

3 Ways My Life Changed in Grad School

I learned a lot in grad school, and it wasn't just how to write really long papers! Life lessons have a funny way of sticking with us after stressful seasons. Here are the three things I learned that I think will stick with me for a while. Enjoy!

Activities for Social Distancing in Southern California!

Sometimes it is hard to find things to do, and it feels like we have done everything. Here are some of my favorite outdoor activities that are perfect for social distancing!

20 Things to do this Summer when it’s Too Hot to be Outside

The high in the summer in Southern California is usually around 110 degrees. While the beach is beautiful, and pools are relaxing, some days it is just TOO HOT to be outside. It's ice cream and air conditioning alllll day for me. It can be easy to feel bored, especially with technology at our fingertips.…

An Amazingly Amazon Pool Party!

It's almost pool party time! It can be hard to find the time to shop for your pool party, so here is everything in one place! All available for 2 day shipping on Amazon too! 🙂

Summer Beauty Essentials

Summer is here and it's time to both be outdoors, while taking care of our skin! Here are my three summer beauty essentials (plus a bonus, so really it's 4 beauty essentials!)

Hashtags to follow to Diversify your Feed – Black History Month 2021

I LOVE Black History Month. Why? Because it's everyone's history! Originating as a week to celebrate the black accomplishments that were undermined due to slavery, segregation, (and humanities complete failure of recognizing black lives as valuable), we now get to take a month to highlight and celebrate, the incredible accomplishments of black men and women…

Easy Treats to Make for Valentines Day

Valentines Day 2021 is going to be the ultimate date night in for my family so I thought it would be fun to try a few home made goodies this year. Here are my favorite fast and easy treats to make for Valentine's day. Chocolate Dipped Pretzels Ingredients: 1 bag pretzel rods1 bag of white…

Valentines: Gifts for Her

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Here are some of my favorite online shops at the moment. Some big name brand, some BIPOC owned, and some small shops I am friends, or friends of friends with! Be sure to check out my Liketoknow.it for more fashion specific gift items (commissionable). (Some of these links…

Continuing To Be An Ally in 2021 – MLK Day

Hi Friends ~ I have been at a loss of words for so long. Dozens of times the last few months I have sat down to write with little words to share. I am not the most educated (about anything), nor the most eloquent (also about anything), but I do know that I have a…