9 Pairs of Statement Earrings That’ll Make You Swoon

Over the last couple of years, I’ve noticed a funny correlation in my overall look: the shorter my hair gets, the bigger/sassier I want my earrings to be. A couple years ago, I decided to go in for the chop and I immediately fell in love with the instant freedom having short hair gave me. (If anyone ever tells you that you need long hair to be unequivocally beautiful/feminine/womanly, run away immediately because LET ME…

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My Top 11 Favorite Lipsticks

I’m not sure when lipstick became a cosmetic necessity in my life. From the time I ventured into the world of makeup in middle school until I became immersed in the YouTube makeup guru culture in college, I never really considered lipstick an essential part of my arsenal. During that in-between time when I thought wearing a foundation that was three shades too dark was the key to making me look more tan than I…

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A Big Surprise

Exactly two years ago today, I had an itch that needed to be scratched. My day-to-day life was seriously lacking in the creative department – I had more energy to create and express myself than I knew what to do with and no good way for me to release that energy into the world. So I took a leap of faith and signed up for a WordPress.com account. I’m not really sure what I was…

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Empties Review | Ep. 2

It’s been a couple of long, humid, and sweaty summer months (even though summer only officially started a few weeks ago) so I haven’t been wearing even my usual no-makeup-makeup-look on a regular basis. It makes sense, then, that the only products I’ve been finishing lately are skincare- and haircare-related. I’ve collected all of the products I’ve finished recently for the second episode of my empties review, and I’m excited to say that all of these…

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Recipe Review: Zucchini Parmesan

Today while I was taking a break from the big girl job hunt, I stumbled across this recipe for Sheet Pan Zucchini Parmesan from Chungah over at Damn Delicious. My parents have been trying to eat more veggies lately, so I figured it might be a good recipe to try out for dinner. After making sure neither of them had plans, I made a mental checklist of all the things I needed to pick up…

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