Hey, lovelies ❤ Last weekend was a blast–my boyfriend turned 25 on Monday but we decided to celebrate his birthday early. I even made sure to throw a birthday weekend for him! On Saturday, we spent the day with his family. Alejandro and I played with his little siblings, Mariana and Santiago, for the majority … More Celebrating my boyfriend’s 25th Birthday!
Hey ya’ll! I just wanted to come on here today and give you an update about everything that’s been going on and why I haven’t written in a while. So, a lot of things have happened in the last couple of months. I’ve been dealing with a pretty bad bout of anxiety that has been … More Quick Update — What I’ve Been Up To and Blog Relaunch
Today, I woke up feeling nostalgic. When I was a kid, I remember Sunday being my favorite day of the week. I’d wake up to the smell of my Nonna’s pasta sauce filling up the entire house. Even if I had my bedroom door closed, the savory aroma of spices would somehow seep through and … More Sentimental Sunday: Childhood Family Dinners and Nonna’s Pasta Sauce
I wish I were in Paris. Just before the afternoon. The sun reflects against the window pane of a cafe centered in the town-square. Its street reads Rue Saint-Dominique. I wear a yellow sundress that flows gently as I move. Its magnificent hue compliments my dark eyes and my hair is tied up in a … More Paris, Just Before the Afternoon
I never wanted to be a recruiter. That career option certainly didn’t come to mind during college as I wrote analytical essays about Victorian texts or conducted research for my senior seminar topic. The job kind of just fell onto my lap; in fact, it was one of the first jobs that I got contacted … More Traumatized by my Last Job: Why I Finally Had to Quit and Signs Your Workplace Might be TOXIC !
Hey my darling readers ❤ I wasn’t sure what I wanted to talk about this week but there has been something on my mind that I wanted to discuss….and that’s the fact that I’ve been putting way too much pressure on myself and it’s really getting the best of me. Ever since I was a … More Putting Too Much Pressure on Myself + Small Goals for the Week
Hey there, lovely readers! I had a pretty great weekend–it was a nice break from everything. As I’ve mentioned in a couple of previous posts, I’ve been dealing with a pretty intense bout of anxiety so it was a lot of fun dolling myself up and going out with my boyfriend and his family. Alejandro’s … More First Time Going to a Wedding with my Boyfriend + Makeup Look!
Honestly… This week has been nothing short of rough. While doing laundry this morning, I had a mini panic attack. The physical symptoms are always really hard. Sweating, becoming sick to your stomach, and just feeling on the edge. The truth is, I’ve been really struggling with my anxiety this week in particular and I … More This Week Has Been Rough…
Job hunting sure ain’t easy. It can take months or years to find the “perfect fit” or even a “fine-fit-for now.” This is true whether you’re a wide-eyed, recent college grad looking for their first “real” job or an experienced business professional wanting to make a career change. When I first graduated college, I was slapped … More 5 Sketchy Things to Watch Out for While Job Searching
I miss him. More than anyone I’ve ever missed before. I miss his dark eyes, I miss the way they’d crinkle whenever he smiled. I miss his laugh the most, I think. It was a loud laugh and it echoed throughout the house. When he found something particularly funny, his smile would travel to his … More When Missing Someone Physically Hurts: A Smiling Man and his Yellow Bungalow