July Moments

July was a hot and sticky month. Thank God for ice cream, mango lemonade iced tea, and A/C in my apartment — I couldn’t fathom summer without these things. As July comes to a close and we head into August, I want to reflect on some of my favorite moments of July 2016. Gelato from Pazzo Gelato   Backyard […]

DIY candle jar cosmetics bathroom storage

DIY Candle Jar Vanity Storage

I burn through a lot of candles. Scented candles are my guilty pleasure; I buy them at the beginning of every month to treat myself after paying rent #adulting. At any given time there are two or three empty candle jars hanging around my apartment waiting to be repurposed into something else, like the DIY candle […]

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks

I got the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale catalog in the mail last week, which means it’s time to begin creating my fall shopping list. We’re still in the thick of summer, and I wouldn’t dare dream of wearing a coat before October, but after browsing the catalog I’m excited to get new boots, jackets, and layering […]

I am afraid

I am afraid.

You know what scares me? That in the year of our Lord 2016, black men, women, and children in the United States of America are persecuted and murdered in cold blood, on camera, without their murderers being prosecuted. We are unprotected. What’s even more fear-inducing is that no one knows how to stop it. The thing about fear, […]