Twenty things I’ve learned by 20

Back your phone up. I’m saying this reluctantly but iCloud is your best friend when your phone shatters, you get pushed into a pool, or it gets stolen. You’ll appreciate Apple’s ingenuity. I’ve been there, too, a few times. Education is a blessing. I spent most of middle and high school wishing it was over, ready for the “real world” only to hope I can … Continue reading Twenty things I’ve learned by 20

Trendiest Museum in LA: The Broad

Location: 221 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Price: Free (but reserve tickets online, or be prepared to wait!) It’s hard to believe, but the Broad was even better in person than all the pictures that may have enticed you to go on Instagram. I would definitely recommend reserving tickets at the earliest time possible and immediately getting a time to visit the Yayoi … Continue reading Trendiest Museum in LA: The Broad

What it’s Actually Like to “Say Yes To the Dress”

  The first few moments upon entering a bridal store or boutique are filled with a healthy mix of hope, nerves, and most importantly excitement, even in my case if you are not the bride. This past year both my friend and cousin got engaged, meaning I got to go dress shopping. Ultimately both brides found their dream dresses, but unanimously agreed the experience is … Continue reading What it’s Actually Like to “Say Yes To the Dress”

How To Host The Ultimate Bachelor Viewing Party

The start of the new year brings many new beginnings. Perhaps one of the most entertaining is the premiere of the latest Bachelor’s journey for love. As Chris Harrison entices us, viewers, by telling us  yet again this will be one of the most “shocking seasons yet.” The commercials featuring twin sisters (as a twin, I’m cringing) vying for Ben Higgins rose, affirming that those tuning in Monday night will … Continue reading How To Host The Ultimate Bachelor Viewing Party

The Gift of Experience: My Day Spent at The Malibu Wine Safari

Arguably the best part of giving or receiving a gift is the element of surprise. Amidst the struggle to find the perfect Christmas gift for our mom, my sister and I decided to take a note from the Kardashians sisters and do something a little more unconventional this year—Malibu Wine Safari, a ranch in the middle of Malibu, complete with Stanley the giraffe, zebras, llamas, … Continue reading The Gift of Experience: My Day Spent at The Malibu Wine Safari

An Instagram-Worthy Guide to LA Dining

If you’re looking to spice up your dining choices, or Instagram feed here are a few of my favorite restaurants and places to go in Los Angeles, that are always worth the traffic: Urth Cafe: You’ve probably been here a dozen times, but the latte art never gets old, the long lines have never dissuaded you from staying, and the options are infinite. If for any reason you haven’t been to Urth … Continue reading An Instagram-Worthy Guide to LA Dining

Studying for Finals as Told By Rory Gilmore

Finals week is quickly approaching for the sole purpose of destroying your GPA and recking havoc on both your social life and precious sleep cycle. Here are a few gifs from your ultimate student inspiration, Rory Gilmore, to express the misery you’re feeling during the most stressful week of the year: When you looked at the study guide your professor posted and realize how much you should have “learned” this semester … Continue reading Studying for Finals as Told By Rory Gilmore

Holiday Pet Guide: Making Christmas Special for your Furry Friends

Thanksgiving is officially over and now that it is December, it’s officially socially acceptable to start Christmas shopping. As you begin to find the perfect gifts for your friends and family don’t forget your furry friend, who is always excited for new toys and treats. Every year my family and I love spoiling our dogs and wrapping their Christmas gifts up. Last year our dogs, Benji and Parker, and their best friend, Penny, exchanged … Continue reading Holiday Pet Guide: Making Christmas Special for your Furry Friends

It’s Tea Time Somewhere…Your guide to Perfect Tea

My grandmother always said, “A cup of tea makes everything better.”  Over the past few years my sister and our friend, Isabella, have tried every variation of a tea party. Between our experiences making our own scones, buying pastries, dressing up, dressing down, inviting others guests, and even going to a formal tea house, here are our tips in creating the perfect tea party: Choose your tea together. Chamomile, Rose, Lavender, Earl Grey, … Continue reading It’s Tea Time Somewhere…Your guide to Perfect Tea

Why you Should Plan a Friendsgiving with Your Best Friends From High School

As you excitedly anticipate the days of Thanksgiving break to begin and the return of your high school besties, you should consider reuniting with each other over an annual Friendsgiving meal. Friendsgiving is typically hosted the day before or after Thanksgiving and serves as the perfect backdrop for your friend group to come together for an evening of high school nostalgia, gossip, and carbs. After being separated since the … Continue reading Why you Should Plan a Friendsgiving with Your Best Friends From High School