16. I love design. I always got tingly going through design magazines, so I’m grateful to have the opportunity to be able to help others with their design dilemmas. 15. I need to get out more. I’ve been so consumed with work that I haven’t dedicated enough time for play. 14. Branding is important. I’m … Continue reading Ode to 31 | Part II
Ode to 31 | Part I
A new year of life is always a good time to reflect on the year that you are leaving behind. As I ventured into 32 I felt compelled to write a reflection post for 31. Because I often get writer's block I'm only publishing Part I, but look out for Part II soon! 31 Reflections: … Continue reading Ode to 31 | Part I
Event Recap | Addictive Apothecary Pop-Up Shop
At last weekend’s "Naturalista Hair Show" event in Silver Spring, I designed and merchandised the space for Addictive Apothecary’s pop-up shop. I wanted to give customers a spa-feel despite being in the midst of a hair show. The event was the day before my birthday and it was such a great way to start my new … Continue reading Event Recap | Addictive Apothecary Pop-Up Shop
5 Radical Ways to Practice Self-Care
Self-care has become a buzzword, a word we hear so often that we forget what it actually means. To practice self-care is to ensure that you are truly caring properly for yourself in order to allow yourself to be your best self. It is essentially, a contract with yourself, for yourself, to be your best … Continue reading 5 Radical Ways to Practice Self-Care
3-Point Popcorn|Your Newest Addiction!
If you remember a few months ago, I made a post about my cooking class at Lakeside Apartments where I taught the residents to make easy, healthy recipes. Included in that list of healthy foods was my “3-Point Popcorn” which was not only a hit with the residents, but also a few of my Instagram … Continue reading 3-Point Popcorn|Your Newest Addiction!
Dorm Room Chic| The Pieces You Need to Go From Drab to Fab!
Every year, bright-eyed freshmen make their way onto their new campuses, and homes, and face extreme disappointment when their new spaces look nothing like what they expected. Unless they’re one of the lucky few, the dorms will be uniform and small. Luckily, it doesn’t need to feel that way! Check our list for ways to … Continue reading Dorm Room Chic| The Pieces You Need to Go From Drab to Fab!
Taco Tuesday: Homemade Choco Tacos
It's Taco Tuesday! I've found that themed nights make planning for dinner so much easier. Pizza Mondays, Taco Tuesdays, Wildcard Wednesdays... are a lifesaver in my home! Recently we've been trying to transition to a healthier lifestyle so I've been having to find substitutions for some of our favorite meals. However, I just can't seem … Continue reading Taco Tuesday: Homemade Choco Tacos
Arhaus Dream Living Room Project
Recently Arhaus reached out to me to be a part of their Dream Living Room project! I was super excited because the living room is one of my favorite places in my home. It's where guests can convene and relax, and where I (unintentionally) always seem to fall asleep. Because I love to entertain I'm always … Continue reading Arhaus Dream Living Room Project
TBR Crush: Chic In-Home Libraries
In a world of kindles + audiobooks, it's hard to believe that people still want to read hardcover or paperback books. You know, actually flip pages, fold corners + immerse themselves in the words of the author. Personally I prefer to hold a real book in my hand. I'm not going to go all Carrie … Continue reading TBR Crush: Chic In-Home Libraries
Furniture Scouting: Mirrored Desk + Chair
If you've been following my blog for a while, you're definitely familiar with my love for Craigslist. If you've never heard of Craigslist, it's a classifieds site where people posts ads from everything from jobs to furniture to personals--and more. You literally can find anything on there! In the past I've found jobs, my first … Continue reading Furniture Scouting: Mirrored Desk + Chair