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

Advice for Beginning Youtubers: Five Things I Wish I Had Known

You’re starting a Youtube channel!!! Congratulations! It takes a lot of guts to put yourself out there… I procrastinated for years before I finally started my channel. Youtube is a ton of fun and so rewarding, but it’s also a lot of hard work and can be discouraging for beginning youtubers when your numbers aren’t growingRead more

How I get FREE MAKEUP and lifestyle products without a big social following!

How I get free makeup without a huge social following

Yes, you read that right. You, too, can get absolutely free makeup, skincare, and hair care products without having thousands of followers! No “discount codes” that make you pay for the majority of the product, or “just pay ($20) shipping” gimmicks, I promise. I’ve gotten over $200 of legitimate, full-size, brand-name products over the lastRead more

OOTD: Roolee Grey Striped Midi Dress

So I have a confession to make. I’ve worn the same outfit three times this week. (I know, I know. I can hear Kate from Lizzie MacGuire yelling at me for being a “outfit repeater” in my head.) Give my recent obsession, I thought it fitting to do my first OOTD post! I recently orderRead more

Mid Century Modern You Can Buy on Amazon!

Amazon Mid Century Modern

Mid Century Modern furniture and decor is an expensive (albeit drool-worthy) trend. Whether you’re a broke college student, saving up for a big purchase, or just don’t want to drop money in the quadruple digits to furnish your home beautifully, finding chic and affordable furniture & homeware items can be hard. One place I personallyRead more

Glossier Wowder Review and Swatch

WOWDER review and swatch

Any time Glossier puts out a new product, I immediately have to purchase it, so when they announced “Wowder,” their setting (not) powder, it was in my cart immediately. I’ve had it for a few weeks now and finally decided that my thoughts on it are coherent enough to share with you! Packaging: The packagingRead more