Morning Lavender Cafe: OC’s Newest Instagram Hotspot

I’m back! I know it’s been a hot sec, but I’ve been ridiculously busy these last few months. If you don’t already follow me on Youtube (in which case, please go subscribe!) you won’t know that I’ve been taking an online Youtube bootcamp class with Erika Viera from Beauty and the Vlog. It’s been hugelyRead more

15-Minute Easy Fudge Recipe for Christmas

Easy Fudge Recipe for Christmas

When I was growing up, Christmas time started as soon as my mom started making her famous fudge. I remember watching her in the kitchen, making batches and batches to bring to friends and neighbors, and pretending not to notice when my younger brother and I stole a few pieces out of each tin. WhatRead more

The Ultimate Christmas Party Playlist

There is nothing better than a good Christmas party. Ugly sweaters, festive cocktails, a white elephant gift exchange, and good friends are just about all you need to host a great holiday gathering! That being said, even the most carefully-planned Christmas party can fall flat without some holly-jolly tunes to set the scene. The musicRead more

Christmas Gifts for College Students Under $50

Gifts for College Students Under $50

Shopping for gifts for college students can be tricky; whether you’re a family member, friend, or roommate, finding the perfect present to add a little bit of luxury to the college experience without spending an arm and a leg is hard work! Luckily, your favorite hip, fresh-outta-college blogger (that’s me) is here to help. TheseRead more

How to: Decorating for Christmas on a Budget

decorating for christmas on a budget

The holidays are my favorite time of the year, hands-down: fairy lights everywhere, giving and getting presents, and ALL the hot chocolate- what’s not to love? But decorating for Christmas on a budget can be challenging, especially when you’re tight on space! Follow these six hacks to deck the halls like a pro while savingRead more

Myra’s Apple Custard Pie- 100 Year Old German Family Recipe!

My great-grandmother Myra was many things: an incredible seamstress, a fantastic mother, and an amazing cook, to say a few. Her apple custard pie recipe was one delicious treat that my grandfather always remembered eating as a child fondly, but was unable to re-create due to not having a written recipe. A few years ago,Read more