“Beauty is not …

“Beauty is not something you can acquire, or consume.. it is something you have to be. What is fundamentally beautiful, is compassion, for yourself, and for those around you. That kind of beauty inflames the heart and enchants the soul.”  – Lupita Nyong’o

A Beautiful Woman

As you may or may not know, since the beginning of the school year I’ve been living in house with a lovely 91 year old lady. She is one of the sweetest people I have ever known and she has a beautiful spirit. It was a miracle how we met, and you can read all about…

A Mascara Substitute

I discovered something today! My lashes have been drying out from all the mascara and make up remover that I’ve been using, so lately I’ve been conditioning them regularly with Vaseline before bed. This morning, I didn’t feel like wearing mascara, so I decided to do a little experimenting. I got the inspiration from Michelle…

Pick Me Ups

When I want to recharge and unwind after a long day, I have a pick-me-up remedy that I often turn to. It involves nail polish, a hot drink, and a TV show (guess what the current one is?). As soon as I get home, I immediately change into the comfiest clothes I own and make…

Sentimental Pieces

I’m a rather sentimental person. I have kept boxes of cards, letters and notes from birthdays, Christmases and graduations for years and years. And whenever I receive postcards or letters from friends halfway around the world, I aways pin them on my bulletin board or display them where I can always see them. When I’m…