Lucky in Love follows our main protagonist Maddie, a high school senior who’s only goal in life is to study hard enough to not only get into a great college, but to also get a decent sized scholarship. Maddie’s dad lost his job and things in the family have been tough ever since. Her brother … Continue reading Book Review: Lucky in Love
If you were unaware, today is actually World Mental Health Day. Piggy-backing on last weeks "Mental Illness Awareness Week", World Mental Health Day's purpose is to raise awareness of the many different types of mental illness's around the world. The more awareness that is raised and the more informed people are, the better chance there … Continue reading Mental Health in Fiction
For some odd reason, I have been in a terrible reading slump this Fall. Typically I can pinpoint a reason as to why this happens, but this time I'm truly at a loss. Thankfully, I think that I have finally come out of it after finishing The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee. I remember hearing a … Continue reading Review: The Thousandth Floor
October is finally here! This month is arguably my favorite in the entire year. I love love love the crisp air, crunchy leaves and gorgeous foliage colors. Growing up and living in Portland has made me grateful for the fact that we truly get to experience a cliche'd October. Whether you're local or just planning … Continue reading An October in Portland
I don't know about everyone else, but once the leaves start changing, my reading tastes shift to something a bit more on the darker side. Gone are my desires for breezy romantic contemporaries, and in comes the taste for mysteries, thrillers, and more horror themed books. It could be the fact that I generally tend … Continue reading What to Read this Fall
Hello everybody!!! Yes, I'm aware that it's been a little over two months since my last post. I could pull out all the excuses that I've just "been way too busy" and such, but while that IS true, the reason I haven't posted is because I just wasn't feeling the creative juices flowing. And in … Continue reading Life Update
The day itself is finally here! Happy Fourth of July everyone. Without further ado, here is my last outfit idea for celebrating America's birthday. Outfit: Dress // Necklace (similar) // Shoes I hope everyone has a fun and safe holiday! Enjoy the sunshine, barbecues and fireworks.
Alright guys here is my Fourth of July outfit number two! If you missed yesterdays post and the first outfit, check it out here. This outfit is definitely the most casual of the three and probably the exact outfit I'm going to wear on the Fourth because its just so comfortable and cute. Outfit: Sweatshirt … Continue reading Red, White & Blue: Outfit Number Two
One of my favorite parts of celebrating the Fourth of July is getting to put together an outfit that coincides with whatever I'm doing that day. Living in Portland, I've always found that there is an abundance of things to do on the Fourth. Whether it's going to the local high school to watch their … Continue reading Red, White & Blue: Independence Day Outfit #1
In the past year, while attempting to keep up with current beauty and fashion trends (note the word *attempt*) and have noticed the brand Glossier taking the beauty industry by storm. Known for their minimalist approach and clean aesthetic design, Glossier prides themselves in putting skincare first and makeup second, even keeping their makeup options … Continue reading Glossier: A New Cult Classic?