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Birthday Freebies

LIFESTYLE / Feb 29, 2016 / 0 Comments

Birthday Freebies

March is a very busy birthday month for me! Many of my closest friends celebrate their birthdays this month. I don’t know why, but for some reason us Scorps get along really well with those Pieces and Aries. In honor of their birthdays, I thought that I would share with you some of my favorite birthday freebies. Check out my list below: (more…)

A Curly-Haired Girl in a Straight-Haired World

LIFESTYLE / Feb 26, 2016 / 0 Comments

Being a Curly-Haired Girl in a Straight-Haired World

For as long as I can remember, I have always struggled with how to manage my curly hair. Those of us with curly hair live slightly more challenging lives than our straight-haired counterparts. For example, before making any sort of hair-styling decision, the first and most important step is to check humidity levels for the day. Under 50% means that I can style my hair as normal with no worries, between 50-75% means that I probably need to load up on the gel and make sure that I have a couple of hair ties on hand, and over 75% means it is going up, locked and loaded with gel and hairspray (It is not a battle worth fighting!).  This may sound silly to you but it is the curly-haired truth. Straight-haired girls have it pretty easy; they don’t have to worry about extraneous frizz, rain, hat hair, and so many other things that us curly-haired people are fixated on daily. (more…)

High Fashion on the Riverway

LIFESTYLE / Jan 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

Cummer GardenBefore returning to New York, I was fortunate enough to spend a year living in Florida. With the cold weather approaching, I like to think back to my time in the sunshine state. Although schoolwork consumed most of my time, every Friday, I would go on a road trip and discover local hidden gems. One of my favorite trips was when I drove to Jacksonville to visit the Cummer Museum. Housing one of the finest art collections and landscaped with two beautiful 2.5-acre gardens, the Cummer Museum is definitely a hidden gem. (more…)