The Importance of Journaling

Sometimes when we think of keeping a journal, the “Dear Diary” entries we made in middle school might come to mind. Remember those days when we would admit our school crush or most embarrassing moments? I definitely do! Although I have kept up with a daily planner, I myself had been skeptical on a daily […]

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Cacio e Pepe

Hands down, my all time favorite Roman cuisine! Cacio e Pepe, traditionally served as a rustic pasta dish, literally translates to “cheese and pepper.” As the name suggests, only a few ingredients are needed. I love this dish for several reasons: its an authentic meal, it’s incredibly simple, yet unbelievably decadent. When I was first served […]

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Fave Drugstore Beauty Products

Let’s face it, makeup is ridiculously pricey. Although beauty products usually fall into the, “you get what you pay for” type category, this is not alwayss the case! In fact, my usual beauty routine is a blend of both drugstore and high end products. As there are a plethora of products on the market, here […]

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Chicken Fried Brown Rice

Skip the take out this evening and whip yourself up some easy, homemade chicken fried rice! It’s no secret that I’m pretty much obsessed with Panda Express but as we all know its not very healthy! So for a couple of years now, I’ve toyed around with my own recipe and I think I’ve finally […]

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Newport Beach Recap

This pristine town by the sea is the ideal weekend getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city! Nearly perfect weather, endless eateries, shops galore, and not to mention, Newport Harbor: the largest recreational boat harbor on the west coast. Unique to other seaside cities, (aside from fishing, kayaking, paddleboarding, sailing, etc.); Newport is home […]

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Lake Tahoe | Snowglobe Recap 

Revel in Wintertime bliss in the Rustic charm of Lake Tahoe! Maybe its just me but 2017 was one hell of a year. With that in mind, we decided to head up to Tahoe and dance into the new year at the Snowglobe Music Festival! Ever since I was young, Tahoe has been a favorite […]

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How to Deal with Loss

January 4, 2017. It was as if time had froze. Losing a parent is only the natural order of things and in my case was even something I was supposed to be prepared for, but I wasn’t. For 7 years, 7 long years, I watched my dad slowly slip away. It’s really odd to mourn […]

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NYC Recap

As I sit here, reflecting on the past number of days, I’ve found difficulty in looking for the right words that best describe this trip. In short, NYC was… SIMPLY MAGICAL. I had high expectations for the city, and to be honest… my experience surpassed all of them and then some! * Cue “Welcome to […]

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Fave Winter Pieces|NYC Shopping Haul

Winter is coming, y’all, aka the most wonderful time of the year! As much as I’m looking forward to the holidays, I’m not so sure if I’m ready for the cold! It’s as if, Los Angeles goes into crisis mode when the temperature drops below 70 degrees…or maybe that’s just me! Us Californians, have it easy […]

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Holiday Dessert: Pumpkin Pie

As the holidays are kicking off, we are likely to be invited to more and more family gatherings and holiday parties. This season, don’t show up empty handed or even worse…with a store bought pie! A few years back, I had decorated the house with a grip of pumpkins. Out of curiosity, I thought I’d […]

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How to Fight the Fear of Missing Out

Whether it’s a Snapchat story of one of our favorite influencers at a trendy lounge or a friend’s latest Instagram post of an adventure abroad, this constant exposure to things that are happening fuels our anxieties. This desire to stay continually connected with what others are doing is a phenomenon known as FOMO: the fear of […]

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The Yellowstone Loop– Our Unconventional Road Trip…

As the seasons are changing, many of us are looking for our next winter wonderland adventure. If you are looking for that magic experience, this trip might be for you! We wanted to unplug. A week away from it all – to remind us that less is really more, and that beauty usually lies far […]

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No such thing as Chaos?!

Chaos is a word we attribute to situations which are beyond our grasp or comprehension. I’m sure we’ve all had a time in your lives, when simply put, just felt like a series of unfortunate events. In these times of disruption, we tend to ask ourselves, “Why did this have to happen?!” We like continuity in […]

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Why it is Okay to be Single

 Dating…oh the joys! As many of us singles are navigating through our 20’s, we are bound to face the inevitable question of, “why are you still single?” I believe that this societal pressure to find a mate has inadvertently pushed the idea that being single is unfavorable, so it’s easy for us to fall into that habitual […]

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Uncensored Guide to Understanding Women

With the surge of mobile dating apps, looking for love in this digital age, can seem utterly impossible. I mean, when there are a plethora of options just waiting at your fingertips, it’s no wonder that we encounter so many individuals who make a piss poor effort in creating real relationships. And although there are […]

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