How to be a Morning Person

If you know me, you know I am a morning person. If you know me really well, you know I’m a morning person who DOESN’T drink coffee. I truly believe that being a “morning person,” is a myth, and that we are all meant to rise with the sun (and in winter, before the sun)….

Tips for Living with Your Significant Other

Now that it’s February, Sam and I have officially been living together for 6 months! Although this is only a fraction of time in comparison to other couples I’m sure, I’ve found that we have been very successful in our adjustment to cohabitation. As a sort of “homage” to the fact that we’ve been living…

Nighttime Skincare Routine: Winter 2018

A week ago I posted my morning winter skincare routine, so as promised– Here is my nighttime winter skincare routine! Here’s how my skin generally is in winter: Dry, cracked, dull as hell. Here’s how I want my skin to look in winter: Glowy, youthful, perfected. This winter I’ve been very methodical with my skincare, taking care…

Why You Deserve to Enjoy Valentine’s Day

February 14, aka Valentine’s Day, can be a really hard day for a lot of people.  I know everyone likes to complain that Valentine’s Day is a Hallmark Holiday, and that it’s a waste of money, and that your partner should show you love every day of the year and not just on Valentine’s Day,…

The 3 Ps of Stress Reduction

Stress is something that can stem from a variety of situations– finances, body image, friendships, romantic relationships, family, politics, jobs, school– the list goes on and on. But one thing is certain– not matter where stress comes from, it sucks. I’m sure we’ve all been in a situation where our stress seems so overwhelming that…

Morning Skincare Routine: Winter 2018

As many of you have noticed by now, my skincare is something that I take very seriously. And even when it comes time to roll out of bed and start the day, I make sure to take care of my skin. I get asked a lot what skincare I use, so I thought I would make…

22

Today, on my 23rd birthday (cue Blink-182), I am so grateful for everything that I have and for everything I have been able to accomplish and experience in 23 years. So, I wanted to reflect on my 22nd year and share some of my favorite moments from this past year as I prepare for the…

January Favorites

It seems like 2018 just began, and yet here we are at the end of January! For me, January can be rough. As someone who loves the sun and loves to warm weather (why else would I routinely go to yoga classes in 95 degree rooms?), the lack of sunshine and warmth in January can…

My Hangover Heroes

If you’re of legal drinking age, you’ve probably had a hangover. It’s that nasty feeling that you get the day after drinking where you may experience any (or all) of the following: – Headache – Dehydration – Nausea – Soreness – Increased or decreased appetite – General fogginess For some people, these symptoms last a…

5 Places I’m Dying to Visit

I haven’t had a vacation in a while– in fact, the last time I traveled was in December to visit my bestie, Bec. Therefore, I’ve been itching to travel. With my new job, my time off is limited for a few months. But once summer hits and I have some time off, Sam and I…

Holy Grails: Leggings

I get a lot of questions about my favorite activewear brands. Particularly, leggings. So for today I have compiled a list of my favorite brands, and my favorite styles offered by each brand. Obviously everyone is different in terms of their body type, and the type of leggings they’re looking for, so here’s an idea…

Feeding Yourself as an Adult

I feel as though I haven’t written a blog post in months, and yet it has only been 2 weeks! My new schedule has proven to be very busy, but very rewarding. I am keeping busy as both jobs, and have been on a pretty strict workout regimen My Current Workout Regimen (see my post for…

Best of Baltimore: FOOD

If you follow me on Instagram, you will have noticed from my stories that Sam and I are major foodies. Our “thing” is going to a different restaurant in Baltimore once a week, usually on Fridays. Although we haven’t been everywhere on our list, we have established some favorites for every food mood. I’ve narrowed it down…

Sick Day Saviors

As the weather swings from warm to cold, noticeably more people are sniffling and sneezing. And I’m no exception– I was sick just last week. It was just the common cold with the usual suspects: runny, stuffy nose, coughing, sore throat– but that doesn’t make it any more bearable! When I’m sick I have a…