Am I Doing This Right?

Happy Monday, folks. Apologies for my unexplained absence over the past two weeks. Since the last time we talked, I moved to college in New York, survived orientation, started classes, met hundreds of new people…suffice to say, a lot has gone down. I’ll be posting pretty sporadically over the next several weeks, but rest assured […]

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First Semester of College Bucket List

Well, it’s finally here. After months of anticipation, this weekend I am finally moving into my college dorm room to begin my freshmen semester. Even though the first week is just orientation, I can’t wait to start living on campus and meeting my fellow classmates! In a radical change from my normal state of being, […]

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Are You There, Mind? It’s Me, Body. (and vice versa)

“Listen to your body.” Man, do people love that phrase right now. I mean, I’m not sure I’ve ever come across a wellness-related book, article, or conversation that didn’t extole the virtues of the mind-body connection. Those of you who read this blog regularly will know that, for most part, I’m totally into it: I […]

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My Favorite Cookbooks

I love food. Eating food, discovering food, smelling food, and, most recently, cooking food. I’m a homebody Cancer sign, so I get crazy pleasure from creating meals for my family to enjoy. Now that I’m six days away from moving into a dorm and away from my kitchen, I’ve been obsessive about checking some items […]

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4 Beauty Products I’m Loving, Plus A Few on My Radar

I’m the first to admit that I’m far from a beauty guru. You know that depiction of the evolution of man, with the modern human in the front and the ape in the back? Yeah, when it comes to makeup skills, I’m at the far end of the line. Lately, however, I’ve started to feel […]

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Time

Time is a weird concept. Four letters, one syllable, with a myriad of implications and meanings beneath. It’s not surprising, then, that most of us break time into chunks, throughout countdown apps, calendars, and deadlines that let us know there’s “one month until school starts” or “one hour left ‘till closing.” Transforming the glaringly abstract […]

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Mustard Madness

Even though it’s only early August, I’ve already stumbled upon what might be my favorite fall color: mustard. Yep, I never thought I’d say this, but I’m totally mustard-obsessed. Right now, my collection is limited to this skirt from Muji (aka my new retail obsession), but thankfully there’s plenty street style inspo for ideas of […]

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