Happy Hump-Day! Something that most people know about me is that I smile…A lot. I have always been a smiler and it’s usually one of the first things people point out after meeting me. The crazy thing is, I usually don’t even realize I’m doing it. We all have facial expressions that we are somewhat… Continue reading The power of a smile.
Hi there! Happy Monday! Do you ever wake up in the morning feeling sluggish, drowsy, unmotivated, almost a little hungover even though you didn’t go out the night before? Yeah, me too. Perhaps you got a case of the Sunday Scaries that caused you to feel upset about not finishing everything on your weekend to-do… Continue reading Creating a morning ritual.
Happy first day of August! I can't believe how fast June and July went by. I've always had kind of a love/hate relationship with the month of August. When I was younger, I hated when August rolled around because it meant that summer was almost over, but it was also a great reminder to live… Continue reading Make Your Own Acai Bowl
I'm pretty sure that everyone, even those who rarely cook, can relate to the moment of looking at the final product of a recipe with pure satisfaction, followed by a big first bite that hopefully exceeds your expectations. Through the countless recipes I've made in my 24 years of life, I have to say that… Continue reading Chickpea Buddha Bowl with Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce
Hello loves, happy Thursday! I finally got around to writing about my recent travels to Costa Rica, and I'm so happy that I did because it brought me back to living the Pura Vida lifestyle. the term 'Pura Vida' is spanish for 'pure life', and it's a phrase that completely encapsulates the culture of Costa… Continue reading Costa Rica recap
Hello! Writing to you today from the balcony outside of my hotel room in Guanacaste, Costa Rica (also taking note of this so that if I ever re-read this post I can visualize the beauty of this vacation.. another post on that soon). But the actual reason I wanted to write this post today is… Continue reading Happy June
The thing I've learned over the years is that everyone has their own way of traveling. This becomes very apparent when you travel with big groups like I have, but you can also see the differences by just observing people in the airport or meeting someone who is beginning their journey. The firs time I… Continue reading How to handle travel like a pro