• Travel,  U.S

    Cafes of the East Coast

    If you look on my bucket list, one of the first things on the list is go on a road trip with my best friends and this spring break I got to check it off! We spent our break in the Shenandoah Valley, stopping at Ashville, Charlotte, and Washington D.C. along the way.  I’m not going to go into too much detail about our actual trip because *spoiler alert* I have an upcoming blog post dedicated to our whirlwind adventure. Instead, I thought I’d give you a little sneak preview. If you know me, you’re probably aware of my slightly unhealthy (maybe more than slightly, I’m still in denial of…

  • Adulting,  College,  Lifestyle,  Organization,  Tips

    How to Stay Motivated

    Lately, I've been in an unproductive slump. I come home from a full day of class and work, and the only thing I can think about is watching Castle with my roomies. Don't get me wrong, those are often my favorite moments, but then I find myself waking up ungodly early (I'm talking 4 a.m.) in a desperate rush to catch up on my mile-long to-do list. Now that I'm finally getting back in the grove of things, I thought I'd share all the things that help me stay motivated.

  • Lifestyle,  Organization,  Self Care

    Give Your Room a Hygge

    If you've ever wondered why it always seems like the Danes are living their best life, the answer is simple: hygge. Hygge, pronounced like hoo-gah, is the art of taking joy in the simple things and living the coziest life possible. Don't worry; you don't have to travel to Denmark to get this lifestyle because I'm going to show you how to bring it straight to your room!

  • Adulting,  College,  Lifestyle,  Tips

    Developing a Morning Routine

    My freshman year of college I would roll out of bed, rub the dust out of my eyes, throw on a hoodie and head to class. Last semester, my first semester of sophomore year, I landed an internship that required me to be there at 8 a.m. (don't worry it was 1000% worth it). I knew the gremlin hoodie look wasn't going to cut it, so I developed a morning routine, and it has honestly saved my life. Here are some of the tips I used to implement my routine: