5 Intriguing Books to Read This Fall

Tomorrow is the first day of fall and I am so excited I can hardly contain myself! I mentioned in one of my last posts a few of my favorite fall pastimes, but the list just keeps growing and growing. I’ve been daydreaming about all of the fun fall activities I want to check off my to-do list: pumpkin picking, s’mores toasting, scarf layering, and most prominently, hammock-laying in the company of a good book. As…

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Why Brands’ Missions Matter

I recently got in a discussion with my parents the other day about Taylor Swift. I was explaining to them why I was so impressed by her Look What You Made Me Do music video even though I’m not a huge fan of her music and ended up going into a pretty long-winded monologue. I told my parents about her drama with Kimye and how Swifties everywhere are going crazy for all the symbolism in…

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My Favorite Fall Transition Pieces

This past weekend’s mid-60’s temps have gotten me in the mood for everything related to fall – bonfires, spiked apple cider, Halloween, reading a good book in the sunshine without sweating my ass off, and pumpkin flavored/scented everything. (That reminds me, I need to get my Starbucks card loaded and scented candles out ASAP.) I’m not sure how it’s possible, but I think I’m even more excited for fall fashions! I love the freedom of being able…

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Short Hair Diaries: My Styling Must-Haves

It might be hard to believe, but when I was in high school, I LOVED having long hair. I had a Pinterest board named “I am Rapunzel” and loved when my friends would brush or braid it. (Is that weird? I feel like most people enjoy having their hair played with, but maybe it’s just me.) It was definitely easier to deal with, too. I could throw it up in a high ponytail for dance…

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9 Home Décor Pieces I’m Currently Drooling Over

As I briefly mentioned in one of my recent #lifestyle posts, I am addicted to kitchenware. What I didn’t mention, though, is how deeply that addiction runs. It doesn’t just stop in the kitchen – oh no – my obsession with beautiful surroundings applies to every part of my life. That means I’m constantly looking at new ways to style my living spaces… After all, your home is supposed to be your haven, right? I think…

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