Gift Guide Under $50: For Your Chic Friend

We all have that friend that remains chic even when she’s just going to the gym. She’s always up to date on the latest fashion trends, and texting your group chat to make sure you are keeping up. Treat her to something nice this year, while still staying within your budget! There are so many high-end brands that have great deals on some of their signature items. Maybe she’s been eyeing them, but haven’t had a chance to commit? Guarantee that she’ll be happy with whatever cute pieces are underneath the tree, especially if it’s one that she’s been waiting the whole year for! Keep reading to view the perfect gifts for the chic city gal in your life.

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20 Cute New York Cafes For Freelancers + Influencers

As a professional cafe connoisseur, I was so excited when I was given the opportunity to work with Google Maps and Local Guides to show you all my favorite locations in New York! I’ve been living in NY for almost 3 years now, and it’s so insane the number of cafes that I’ve went to for a coffee or matcha, to meet up with friends, to get work done or to even shoot at for a blog post. Either way, these cafes have become a second office to me, and I’m sure it’s the same for other bloggers and freelancers who are constantly looking for places in the city that just has such a cozy environment – making it so easy to get work done there.

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Corduroy Midi Dress + Shearling Jacket

Let’s talk about how obsessed I’ve been with anything corduroy lately. I mean, at first I was scared to admit this but now I’m letting the world know (aka you guys) how much I love this corduroy trend and how I hope it never goes away. Thank you for listening to my Ted Talk…just kidding. But seriously, this has become one of my favorite fashion trends, as I have corduroy pants, dresses and hats at this point in my closet. Imagine my expression when I was just scrolling though Urban Outfitters site and saw this beautiful rust corduroy dress. I died.

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Just Brew It: Life Happens, Coffee Helps

We finally made it to Friday loves! If you were wondering, this is how my days usually go: Wake up around 6:45am/7am, rush through my closet for something to wear, hop in the shower, brush my teeth then run out the door grabbing everything I’ll need for the day. Yeah, it’s pretty much a world wind in the mornings – and let’s not add in the days where I’m up at 6am because I need to record a podcast or schedule a newsletter. Life has been so hectic these days guys, and I’m always waking up wondering how I’m going to survive the day – but after a cup of something warm (whether that be a coffee, espresso, matcha, etc) I feel 100% ready to tackle anything that is thrown at me.

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Gift Guide Under $50: For The Beauty Guru

We all have that friend that is beauty obsessed, and always looking to try the latest products out there! Treat her to something nice this year, while still staying within your budget! There are so many high-end brands that have great deals on some of their signature items. Maybe she’s been eyeing them, but haven’t had a chance to commit? Guarantee that she’ll be happy with whatever products are underneath the tree, especially if it’s one that she’s been waiting the whole year for! Keep reading to view the perfect gifts for the beauty guru in your life.

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4 Ways To Increase Your Productivity

Life gets busy (often), so it’s up to us to do a few things – constantly stay organized and keep ourselves motivated and inspired to keep it going! There are times when we need pick me ups to get ourselves together and makes sure that we are being productive in our day-to-day lives. Lucky for you, I’m here to share four ways you can increase your productivity to ensure that you are making the most out of your days.

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Reclaiming My Time: 5 Ways To Regain Your Power

Hi beauties! I’m back, and I cant’ believe that it’s November. Wow – it literally feels like I was just making a blog post about how to slay 2018 and now it’s almost over. Anyway. I felt so compelled to come on here and share with you guys how over the past few months I’ve been “reclaiming my time” and really getting back the power I knew I had deep down all alone. It’s so easy to go through the motions of life and forget why you’re doing something, and sometimes even forgetting who you are and who you stand for as as person. Before the year ends, we need to address it and get back out why (and our power),

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Fall Vibes: Cheetah Sweater + Mini Skirt

Fall is HERE, and I’ve been waiting to unleash my fashion finds to show you all. First and for most, I’m obsessed with fall fashion more than any season and it’s been this way for as long as I could remember. I’ve just always been the type of girl who loves the comfy feels of warm sweaters and long boots.

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Remaining Acne-Free with Alba Botanica®

When it comes to what’s important to me, taking care of my skin is definitely up there! We live in a world where we’re so focused on our next move that sometimes we forget to do the little things like removing our makeup after a long day or paying attention to the ingredients in the products we’re using. In any case, although my days never seem to get less hectic, I always make sure I give my skin a little TLC at the end of the day. Preventing breakouts and acne is something I’m always trying to do, which was why I was excited to learn about Alba Botanica®‘s Acnedote™ skincare regimen!

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