Book Review | Around the World in 80 Cocktails by Chad Parkhill with Illustrations by Alice Oehr

The first thing I thought of when I saw this next title was, Casablanca. You know, the classic 1940’s movie with a dreamy Humphrey Bogart and gorgeous Ingrid Bergman? If you haven’t seen this movie and have no idea what I’m talking about, do yourself a favor and Netflix/Hulu/Amazon/Instant Demand it immediately. You can thank…

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Beauty | October Ipsy Review

It’s that time of the month (no, I’m not talking about that…), it’s time to review another Ipsy bag! This month’s theme was Spellbound, which is fitting with Halloween just around the corner. This bag marks my one year anniversary with an Ipsy subscription, so I feel a little conflicted about whether or not I…

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Thoughts | Tenacity

It’s been a week since the Route 91 Harvest shooting in Las Vegas. I still haven’t been unable to completely wrap my mind around the tragedy that struck that night and has continued to endure in the days since. I think for me, it’s re-triggered a lot of own PTSD-related issues because one of the…

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Book Review | The Medicinal Chef Series: Eat Your Way to a Healthy Gut & Eat Your Way to Happiness by Dale Pinnock

Happy Friday! To celebrate it almost being the weekend, I’ve got a double book review for you! The Medicinal Chef is a new series written by Dale Pinnock, fondly known to many as the “Medicinal Chef.” Pinnock not only has degrees in Human Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, and Nutritional Medicine, but he also has this committed…

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Beauty | September Ipsy Review

A while back I wrote a post about subscription boxes (*ahem, this one*) and how I don’t think many of them are worth what you pay for them. Maybe it’s all the MBA classes I’ve been taking, but I’m huge on return value-whether that’s a meaningful blog post that leaves me more informed after reading it,…

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