My Favorite Products from Lush

I'm always on the lookout for new skincare and beauty products to try, and Lush is one company that never fails to disappoint. I first started using their products when I was in grad school and living in Denver. After spending my life in Louisiana, my skin and hair didn't know how to survive in … Continue reading My Favorite Products from Lush


Rustic Tomato & Zucchini Tart

I love cooking with tomatoes during the summertime, and since they are so abundant at the farmer’s market this time of year, I normally end up incorporating them into a dish at least once a week. I first tried this recipe for a rustic tomato and zucchini tart last year, and it instantly became a … Continue reading Rustic Tomato & Zucchini Tart

Lavender Shortbread Cookies

Lavender has quickly become my new favorite springtime/summer herb. We bought a small plant a few weeks ago, and the added subtle bloom of purple in our herb garden is both peaceful and aesthetically pleasing. I decided to incorporate a few sprigs into my cooking last week when trying this recipe for lavender shortbread cookies. … Continue reading Lavender Shortbread Cookies

How to Make Travel an Affordable Part of Your Life

Travel is one of those things that most people want to do, but unless you have a ton of cash lying around somewhere and loads of free time, it can seem impractical or just simply not possible. For most of my life, I was one of those people who window shopped for dream vacations on … Continue reading How to Make Travel an Affordable Part of Your Life

Building a Wedding Registry

When it comes to building a wedding registry, the task can prove to be a little more difficult than one might initially think. It's not that I don't enjoy browsing the endless amount of items at kitchen and home furnishings stores (I really do); the hard part comes from knowing where to start. Before moving in … Continue reading Building a Wedding Registry

Binge-Worthy Shows

I'm normally the worst when it comes to sitting still & watching TV. While I enjoy having some kind of background noise when I'm working, cleaning, or cooking, I often opt for music or a podcast (my go-to favorites being This American Life or Pod Save America). However, whenever the weather in Louisiana begins to transition from enjoyably warm … Continue reading Binge-Worthy Shows