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…

9 Inspirational Feminist Quotes | International Women’s Day

Happy International Women's Day, y'all! In honor of this day, I compiled some of my favorite quotes from strong inspirational women that remind me (and hopefully you as well after reading this) of all we must learn and unlearn, all the things we must do and undo, in order to create a more equal and…

16 Places To Visit Before I Die | Travel Bucket List

I've been putting together a list of places around the world I want to visit for several years now and I've been fortunate enough to cross a few cities off my list (London, Paris, and Rome), but there are still so many other places I'd love to see. I'm currently taking a gap year before…

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…

9 Festive Things To Do in San Diego This Holiday Season

Christmas is fast approaching, but with the constant 70 degree weather here in San Diego, it sure doesn't feel like it. Here are 9 festive events and activities in the SD area that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Global Winter Wonderland When: Now-Dec 22, and Dec 29-31 Where: SDCCU Stadium (formerly…

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…

12 Fall Recipes To Try This Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving coming up for all us in the United States, I've been putting a lot of thought into what I'm going to prepare for dinner with my family and I've come across some great recipes — some I've already tried and some I'm excited to try in the next few days. Most families have…