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Up, up and away… or, How to pack like a pro

Up, up and away… or, How to pack like a pro

A few weeks ago, one of my clients called me with an urgent assignment. This urgent assignment just so happened to be taking place in Bologna, Italy. I initially had little hope that things would actually work out, given the geographical distance between me and […]

Book review: The make-up manual by Lisa Potter-Dixon

Book review: The make-up manual by Lisa Potter-Dixon

A few weeks ago, I was watching a video from Caroline Hirons, one of my favorite bloggers. If you aren’t familiar with Caroline, run—don’t walk—to your computer and pull up her blog or YouTube channel. She’s a delight to watch, and has so much killer […]

Capsule breakfasts, fall/winter edition

Capsule breakfasts, fall/winter edition

If you haven’t had enough of my fall ramblings, fear not. We’re just getting started! The temperatures where I am just took a deep plunge, so I’m scrambling to adjust. That includes my cooking. Don’t get me wrong, I love the cold! But I can’t […]

How to become a capsule shopper

How to become a capsule shopper

Although this guide is helpful at any time of the year, I think it’s especially important to think about our spending strategies now that the holiday season is upon us. I know I can’t be the only one waking up to Black Friday deals right […]

My five minute fall face

My five minute fall face

Now say that five times fast. Kidding 😉   I recently started a professional development course and the commute requires me to drive at least one hour each way. Because of that, I’ve had to really shorten my morning routine to arrive on time.   […]

Get more out of one recipe – Butternut squash two ways

Get more out of one recipe – Butternut squash two ways

Although mother nature has decided to pump the brakes on the cool weather, I’m proceeding with fall as normal. My local grocery stores appear to be following suit, because there was an abundance of autumnal vegetables in stock over the past week. I was particularly […]

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My top tips for ushering in the cold

My top tips for ushering in the cold

Do you change your skin care routine when the cold weather comes? I do. I’m a seasoned owner of dry skin.   I swear my skin can tell when the cold is coming before the meteorologists even do.    Where I live, it seems that […]

Fighting FOMO

Fighting FOMO

Outside my window, the leaves have begun to change color and the trees are looking more and more bare. That can only mean one thing—it’s pumpkin spice latte season! (kidding) It means fall, my favorite season, is arriving!   I love everything about the fall, […]

Creamy asparagus soup

Creamy asparagus soup

This recipe is inspired by a recipe I once saw on a train. Yes, that’s right. There was an ad for a local vegetarian group, and their website featured a recipe courtesy of a well-known vegetarian chef. When writing this post, I found that the […]