March Favorites | Books, Movies, Music

I don’t know if this was just the case for me, but unlike February, March seemed to go on forever. That being said, I feel like I’ve had quite a bit of time to accumulate a lot more new favorites than usual. Brace yourselves—this is gonna be a long one. Books Crazy Rich Asians by…

4 Important Lessons Writing Has Taught Me (So Far)

Disclaimer: I am in no way a "real" writer in a professional sense, but I have done my fair share of writing gigs — writing pop culture articles, reporting on criminal trials, publishing academic essays, and now personal blogging. Yeah, it seems I've taken a step backwards, but I never intended to write professionally; it…

Dealing with Comparisons, Jealousy, & Disappointment | Grad School Applications

I thought I was long done this process of waiting for acceptances and rejections from prospective schools. But after deciding to go to law school, I’ve found myself in this anxiety-inducing cycle once again with even more at stake. Last month, I got a few acceptances letters that I was really happy about. I shared…

9 Things To Do On A Mental Health Day | Self-Care Checklist

For the past few weeks, I've been in a bit of a rut and couldn't pinpoint exactly why I was feeling so down. Then I realized I hadn't taken the time to check in with myself and focus on my mental health. I decided to take a day to focus on myself and after, I…

November/December Favorites 2017

Music The Thrill of It All by Sam Smith https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMAtfhATTLg It wasn't until Sam Smith made his comeback with his latest album that I realized how much I missed his voice during his 3-year hiatus. I don't need to tell y'all about his amazing, effortless vocals, but I will say this album is so beautifully composed…

12 Winter Date Ideas + New Blog Name and Layout!

For those of you who don't know, Kevin and I started this blog together a couple years ago, but with school, work, and distance, we couldn't post as consistently as we planned and we ending up taking an unintentional hiatus. It wasn't until earlier this year when I decided to start blogging again. Now that…

Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide On A Budget | Christmas 2017

With all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals online, it's the perfect time to do some Christmas shopping. Buying gifts for other people can get pretty stressful, so hopefully this list provides you with some inspiration to make gift giving a little easier this year. Maybe you'll even find a gift for yourself. For…