• 5 Favorites: Women Who Inspire

    September 12, 2014 at 3:30 am // by

    Inspiration can be found in so many places, but one way to be continually inspired is to connect with other people, to read their work, learn from them, hear their stories. There are countless women who have inspired me on my journey to making my dreams come true, and I hope these amazing women can serve as examples for you too. They each have their own stories and make me proud to be a woman! 1. Brené Brown - If you’re […]

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  • Green Tea Dessert Ideas

    September 11, 2014 at 3:00 am // by

    It may be a little premature to mention the holidays, but they really aren’t that far off. To prepare for the months ahead, and to indulge in your wildest treat fantasies, now is the time for testing out your favorite dessert recipes. You may have already mastered your signature sweet from my summer bucket list, but if not, enjoy the simple pleasures in life and start planning confections for the rest of the year. When I think about satisfying my […]

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  • Simple DIY Oatmeal Face Mask

    September 10, 2014 at 4:00 am // by

    I’ve tried all sorts of face masks and DIY beauty routines, but in the end, sometimes those basic home remedies are the most effective. I’ve long sworn by honey, but oats themselves have many benefits too, which is why the two make a great team when it comes to refreshing your skin and creating a healthy glow. A natural sunburn soother and a great gentle exfoliant, oats can work wonders. Their anti-inflammatory properties also make them a favorite among those with sensitive skin. […]

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  • Currently Loving: Fashion Week Looks to Wear

    September 9, 2014 at 4:00 am // by

    This week, and last, Lincoln Center has been filled with gorgeous frocks and stunning patterns. With New York Fashion Week in full swing, I can’t help but think of ways to incorporate these trends into the current season’s style. Because no matter if you’re a high-fashion devotee or just love trying new things, you can use street style, runways and backstage beauty as inspiration for curating your own looks. There is never a season that doesn’t deserve daring moves when […]

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  • 5 Must-Have Boots for Fall

    September 8, 2014 at 3:00 am // by

    September is one of the most exciting times of year when it comes to beauty and fashion. There is New York Fashion Week (happening now!!), the September issues overflow with lust-worthy style and it’s time to plan your cool to cold weather wardrobe. The latter is my personal fave. It means layers and new footwear, which translates to boots, boots and more boots! For the next three months, I’ll be swooning over everything from ankle booties to knee highs – […]

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  • 5 Favorites: Ways to Unwind

    September 5, 2014 at 3:30 am // by

    With school and work schedules, your days are likely to get pretty hectic. There are extracurricular activities, after-school jobs and just the stresses of daily life that keep you from taking time to refocus, refresh and relax. But stress stinks! It can cause health problems, as well as completely drain you. Our happiness and wellbeing are of the utmost importance, so taking time out for yourself is a must. To unwind at the end of a busy day, I like […]

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