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, […]

summer vacation essentials

10 Summer Vacation Essentials from ASOS

I’m only a couple weeks removed from my pre-summer vacation road trip to Las Vegas and I’m already dreaming of the next one. I have tentative plans to visit again in mid-August, as well as possible trips to Phoenix and Northern California later this summer. Pending or confirmed, travel plans are a perfect excuse to shop. Check out […]

Las Vegas

Why Las Vegas is the Best Summer Road Trip

I feel different every time I return from a Las Vegas trip. Ever since I beat The Simpsons video game back in 1993 inside the arcade at Circus Circus Casino, I’ve learned something new about myself with each visit. Part of it has to do with simply getting there. If visiting for a business conference I […]