DIY Facial Scrub Baking Soda & Coconut Oil

DIY Facial Scrub: Baking Soda & Coconut Oil

Is it a scrub? Or mask? Maybe a natural teeth whitener. Perhaps, it’s all of the above. I have several DIY concoctions involving baking soda in my arsenal, but this one is the most versatile. In addition to exfoliating and moisturizing the skin, a simple paste of baking soda and melted coconut oil not only extracts […]

Closet Organization Tips

Closet Organization Tips

One of the fun parts of changing seasons is the opportunity to really dress. Obviously, we get dressed every day, but fall and winter weather give us the opportunity to pull out the fun stuff: chunky knits, scarves, and boots! I get more excited than a normal person about cold weather because I live in a mild climate […]

Welcome November

Welcome, November.

And just like that, it’s November. If you haven’t felt the holiday creep yet, get ready because it’s officially game on. Do you have any new month rituals? Within the first few days of each month, I like to do a personal life refresh – simple things like deep cleaning my apartment, restocking my fridge with […]

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Southern California Fall Wedding Style Inspiration

 How many weddings have you attended this year? Somehow I’ve managed to go all of 2015 without attending a single wedding, until next week when a near-relative of mine will join his partner in holy matrimony. It will be an intimate, casual event attended by close friends and family – negating the need to dress formally. In […]

Now blogging on Yo-Toi.com

After years of starting, abandoning, and deleting blogs on various domains, yesterday I decided to convert my personal website into a blog. Being a place of inactivity, my website was the perfect blank slate to launch a personal lifestyle platform that will grow with me on the journey of living a creatively fulfilled life. I have a living […]