Translating Trends: Spring 2018

Time to put away your drab North Faces and time to whip out your plastic anoraks, sequined mini dresses and fringed tops – a combination that just might be “groundbreaking”. Worry not, with spring being the season of fresh starts and nubile taste, florals will always be in.

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Whole Foods on a $40 Budget

whole foods on a budget

“Whole Foods, whole paycheck” has become synonymous with every visit to the popular food center where organically-grown California grapes can cost you about $4 per lb. Why do we keep torturing ourselves with choosing this organic conglomerate over our cost-saving alternatives? It could have something to do with the pristine displays or sense of wellbeing from just being there.

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Why You Need a Diffuser

Cute Oil Diffuser

When you think of relaxation and ambiance, candles are usually the first things that come to mind. They bring a certain type of warmth to any room. With fall here, Bath & Body Works candles are a must-have in any room.

Then, something tragic happens. You light your favorite cookie-scented candle and the unthinkable happens – you get a headache. For some unearthly reason, your favorite scent is bringing you more anxiety than relaxation.

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Holiday Gift Guide: The Boyfriend

Holiday Gift Ideas for Boyfriend

The problem is, being romantic for a guy is hard. You can’t give him flowers, chocolates are like , “OK thanks for the food” and taking him to dinner is cute, but what can you do that’s on the level of a guy giving you a teddy bear and a handwritten note professing his love?

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Review: Pixi Glow Tonic

Pixi Glow Tonic Review

The name itself makes it sound way too good to be true. Glow Tonic? Is this some magical potion you drink to glow from within? The newest way to highlight your face?

Even though that would be some next level highlighting, the glow tonic I’m talking about is Pixi’s Glow Tonic. It’s an exfoliating toner that contains 5% glycolic acid and makes your skin oh-so-glowy.

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#MeToo

#MeToo

Getting groped by drunk boy while you’re enjoying your night out is just as horrifying as it sounds. It has happened to me, my friends, your friends and will happen to many others unless we make this behavior completely unacceptable and raise men who behave otherwise. “Oh he was just drunk” will never be a valid excuse.

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Miami Spice: Hakkasan Review

Hola babes!

If you don’t live in Miami, then you probably don’t know of a fabulous promotion here called Miami Spice. For the months of September and October, restaurants that usually charge an arm and a leg for lunch and dinner are offering their delicacies for a fraction of the price.

You can enjoy a three-course meal for prices ranging from $23 for lunch and $39 for dinner. Talk about experiencing the better things in life for half the price.

So naturally, when my boyfriend came to visit, I made it a point to go. We decided on Hakkasan, a high-end Cantonese restaurant located in the famed Fountainebleu – Frank Sinatra’s favorite vacation spot and home of LIV Nightclub.

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The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Working Out

Dog wrapped in towel

Hi babes!

Hope you’re healthy and thriving. Let’s all just take a moment and admit: sometimes you just don’t want to workout. You’ve established a routine and are eating well, but sometimes after a hectic day, the only thing you want to do is curl into a fetal position and watch Real Housewives.

And you know what? That’s perfectly OK. BUT, if you’re anything like me, every hour of relaxation equals an hour of anxiety.

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Favorite Booties for Fall | Medium Price Point

Fave Booties for Fall

Hi babes,

We made it. We have made it to the holy grail season between brutal winter winds and golden sunsets spent with our loved ones. There are booties, knit sweaters and plenty of pumpkin-spiced things to buy.

But first, I’d like to make a confession. I think pumpkin-spiced tastes like shit.

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