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#SelfCareEveryday

#SelfCareEveryday

Valentine’s Day is coming up and love is in the air. Whether or not you have a significant other, you should spend some time loving yourself. Why wait until Sunday to have some self care? It should be everyday. There are so many different ways […]

Skin- The Routine

Skin- The Routine

Ever since my skin cleared from Accutane, my skincare consisted of Neutrogena’s Deep Clean Invigorating Foaming Scrub- if we’re getting specific. The only time I’d wash my face was in the shower. There were times that I would go days without washing my face if […]

Skin- The Beginning

Skin- The Beginning

  “Let’s go back, back to the beginning…” Now that I have Hilary Duff stuck in your head, I’m going to take you back to 2008 when I was a sophomore in high school. I was going through puberty and it wasn’t kind on my […]

California Holiday Highlights

California Holiday Highlights

When my husband and I started dating, I learned that his family took trips every year to celebrate his parent’s wedding anniversary. Paris, Cologne, Rome, Pompeii, and Reykjavik to name a FEW. After we got married, I was very lucky to be included on the […]

2019 Reset

2019 Reset

It’s the beginning of January and you’re hearing about everyone’s New Year’s Resolutions. You’re mom’s cutting out sweets, your coworker is going to work out every day of the week. These might sound like great things that will have wonderful outcomes, but let’s get real.. […]

Winter 2018 Must-Haves

Winter 2018 Must-Haves

There are 3 products that I absolutely need to get through the winter. The first product (and my favorite) is the Kiel’s Richly Hydrating Hand Cream in the scent Coriander. Over the past few years of working in a school, I wash my hands nonstop […]

Good for the Holidays

Good for the Holidays

  Your favorite stuffing, that amazing pumpkin spice martini, and the warm crumbly pie your aunt always makes! How will you make it through the holidays without going up a pant size?! There are so many ways to navigate through the holidays without having to give […]

My First Half Marathon

My First Half Marathon

In honor of my fast approaching SECOND half marathon, I figured that I’d share my experience from the first time around.  To give you some background, I had never been the athletic type growing up. The girls that I went to school with were, and […]

TRAVELS: Kenya, Part Two

TRAVELS: Kenya, Part Two

Friday, July 20th- What a fun day!! We got to the school with kids eager for our arrival: it was a day full of games. The children led us up the hill to where the school was waiting for us. Everyone was racing tires across […]

TRAVELS: Kenya, Part One

TRAVELS: Kenya, Part One

Where it All Began: It was my second year of teaching when I overheard a coworker of mine talking about a pen pal program he was establishing with a primary school in Kenya. Me being me, I insisted that my class and myself be a […]