Fishtail. Rope. Milkmaid; these are just a few different types of braids that I love. So pretty, so simple, and so easy to dress up (or down). Now that it’s summertime, braids are going to be my best friend. Ok, so maybe I was already best friends with them in the first place! What can... Continue reading


I don’t know about you but there comes a certain time every day that I just really need a snack. I actually schedule in snacks throughout the day to keep me from overeating at meals. I welcome snacking into my health routine so long as my snacks don’t contain sugar or anything processed. So here... Continue reading


Green monster alert! It’s just natural to act reptilian when wearing a green face mask, right? But this mask won’t leave your skin feeling lizardly, thank goodness. Once a week I try to give myself an “at home spa day” or at least that’s what I call it whenever I do a facial. A bubble... Continue reading


As the weather gets warmer, I find myself baking less but still wanting dessert just as often. Banana pudding is probably one of my favorite southern, summer desserts… in addition to strawberry shortcake, cream pies….(Wait. Idea: Strawberry shortcake pops?!) Anyway! Sometimes it’s too warm to bake, sometimes I don’t want bready stuff, and sometimes I... Continue reading


Green smoothies are so underrated. You’d think that putting vegetables in a smoothie would not be the most appetizing but it’s actually really tasty. By using fresh spinach or other mild flavored veggies you can easily mask the flavor if you are not a huge vegetable fan. The best vegetables to use in smoothies are... Continue reading

denim shirt

Casual. Polished. Trendy. A good button-up denim shirt can be all three. Layering is your best friend when it comes to any button up shirt. In this video, I make five very different outfits with the button up as the main piece. Have fun layering!


I don’t know about you, but I’m SO READY for Spring. Soft sunshine, spring dresses, the wonderful smell of every blooming flower…it just makes me happy. My skin wants to be happy too and needs exfoliation from being hidden by layers of clothing during winter. This scrub is so easy; there’s really no need to... Continue reading

Clouds. Fog. Wind. It’s days like these that really make me love northern California. I know, I know…what? But honestly, it’s when the fog is in and hides the sun rays and the wind kicks up that I can truly appreciate when it’s sunny and warm. After all, a cup of something warm is just... Continue reading

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