Gift Wrapping with a Personal Twist


  With friends headed off to college, family living out-of-state, and many other factors that make gift-wrapping a challenge- I wanted to add a personal touch. These  stamps from Laura Kelly for are not only super cute, but a perfect gift as well! They can be personalized to your liking, with a variety of […]

BlogHer15 + News!

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Hello everyone! I am super excited- BlogHer15 is this weekend! I will be headed up to NYC for the conference and I can’t wait for the incredible keynotes, sponsors, and experiences. In honor of the upcoming conference, here are a few fun photos from BlogHer14 in San Jose, California.   On another note, I will […]

NOTD: Air Force/USA Themed Nails

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Long time, no talk! Between being away at a week-long camp (with no internet access), and working away on AP summer assignments the past few weeks have been a bit insane. With the 4th of July coming up (aka tomorrow…), I wanted to share with you all these patriotic Air Force & USA nails I […]

Rocksbox: Unboxing + First Impressions


Subscription services seem to be all the rage these days- and if you’re anything like me, this one will be particularly intriguing. I’m a total jewelry girl- there’s no doubt about it. Whether it’s transforming a plain outfit with a fun statement necklace, rockin’ bright drop earrings, or throwing on a few of my favorite […]

Her Campus Book Review

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  With many of my friends coming home from their first year of college , I have asked them what they wished they would’ve known before they left home. The answers range from knowing how to deal with a toxic roommate, what clothes to bring, and even something as simple as finding healthy food choices […]

Spring Floral Nails


  Can you believe it’s already almost May? This year has flown by- and I am counting down the days until summer! I love bright colors (neon’s are totally in this season!) and floral prints- so I simply combined the two into a fun nail design. Yellow is a difficult shade to pull-off for some, […]

Instagram Roundup

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Happy Wednesday everyone! I am so glad this week is almost over-just counting down the days until spring break! I have rounded up a few of my recent favorites from Instagram (if you don’t already follow me- click the cute icon above!) I’m sure this is news to most of you- but I recently moved […]

Geodes & Glitter


  Cream long sleeve (Anthropologie- sold out, similar here )/ J.Crew Pixie Pants/ Bandalino Riding Boots/ Geode Necklace/ Tiffany & Co. Necklace/ BaubleBar Earring Jackets I’ve been loving this super-soft cream top lately, it’s the perfect layering piece and matches almost everything! I paired it with a beautiful rose colored geode necklace, from Devin Ashton […]

Hearts & Plaid


Some people may wear their heart on their sleeves at this time of year, but I prefer show my holiday spirit on my nails. Valentine nail designs are not as difficult as they look – and you only need a few colors to create this fabulous look. Materials needed:  - White polish – Pink polish […]

5 Valentine’s Day Nail Tutorials


The crazy holiday of love is coming up- and you know what that means… Lots of chocolate, hearts, and festive nail designs! Today I rounded up a few of my favorite Valentine’s Day nail tutorials from year’s past. Everything from adorable minions, to creating the “perfect heart”, to intricate candy heart designs. Create the “Perfect […]