• Table with a few inexpensive fall decor ideas for a small apartment

    Simple & Inexpensive Fall Decor Ideas for Small Apartments

    Some of the links below are affiliate links. If you choose to make a purchase I may receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you. Autumn is in the air, or at least, my apartment. So when is the time to start decorating for fall? Now that I have been spending a lot…

  • Three Fall Outfits

    3 Ways to Transition Summer Clothes Into Your Fall Outfits

    I am very excited for fall this year! I’ve already pulled out my one and only fall decor item, a cute little wooden pumpkin, and have fall-scented candles in my shopping cart. While my home decor and shopping cart say one thing, the weather says another. It’s still been pretty hot here in Chicago, but…

  • Gazing out at the Chicago skyline

    Stuck in a Rut: 10 Tips to Chip Away at Stagnancy & Feel like Yourself Again

    I have to be honest. These past few months have been a whirlwind of changes and feeling “up” one day and “down” the next. We’ve all experienced the sense of feeling stuck in rut or “feeling out of it”, but it’s especially apparent now as things are so uncertain in the world. Perhaps you’re feeling…

  • Posing in some of the best women's activewear
    Fashion,  Lifestyle

    Best Women’s Activewear to Keep You Motivated

    I don’t know about you, but when I put on a cute activewear outfit it motivates me even more to workout! When I did my 30-day yoga challenge, something that inspired me to practice every day was that I could put on a cute yet comfortable outfit to get me started. And hey, just the…

  • Health

    Quick, Easy Breakfast Idea: Peanut Butter Banana Toast

    What’s for breakfast? It’s no secret that I love peanut butter. If you go way back to my 5 Facts About Me post, it was one of my facts! To this day I am still obsessed with making this healthy peanut butter banana toast recipe which I will be sharing in this post. A healthy…

  • Young woman journaling in a park
    Health,  Lifestyle

    How To Journal for Self Improvement

    The benefits of journaling and what it can do to your overall mood are extraordinary. Not to mention, it’s incredibly easy to start. There are no rules for how to start a journal but rather, a few things to simply be aware of so that you get the most out of the activity. In this…

  • Blonde on the Couch browsing through great podcasts for women in their 20's

    5 Highly Recommended Podcasts for Women in their 20’s

    Lately, I have been listening to a ton of podcasts. I took a little break from them during quarantine because I obviously wasn’t commuting to work, going on long car rides, and especially not going to the gym (my favorite place to listen to podcasts). But now, I’ve gotten into a routine of squeezing them…

  • Posing in front of a palm tree protected from the sun with her beauty essentials

    Summer Beauty Essentials for Glowing Skin & Sun Protection

    Summer is in full swing and with that comes lots of sunshine and being outdoors! These days, whether you are meeting up with some friends at a park, going to the beach or just hitting a coffee shop on your daily walk, it’s important to protect your skin from those summer rays. Here’s a few…

  • Joshua Tree National Park

    A Weekend at Joshua Tree National Park

    After being cooped up with the stay at home orders, a trip anywhere is a literal breath of fresh air! This past weekend I was so fortunate to make a trip out to Joshua Tree National Park after they announced their reopening. Ben and I were so excited so we ended up going there twice!…

  • 5 psychological thriller books to read

    5 Hair Raising Psychological Thriller Books You Must Read

    If there’s one thing you should know about me, it’s that I love suspense and thriller ANYTHING. Whether it’s a movie, show, podcast, or novel I am always ready to dive in and get wrapped up in a spine-chilling story. I’ve put together a shortlist of eerie psychological thriller books you need to check out.…