How I Learned to Move on From My Dream College

If you had asked me where I wanted to go to college when I was a senior in high school, I’d have told you my top choice was UConn. It was the dream college to me. I would have said I was born to be a Husky and Connecticut was where I belonged. It was … Continue Reading

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8 Fabulous Sets of Accessories for Every Occasion

We love accessories and trinkets. If ensembles and outfits were stories, accessories would be the adjectives, adding just enough spice and splendor to perfectly pull together your creative expression of fashion. That’s why we put together a few sets of essentials equipped with everything from sexy heels to chap stick, because you’ll need accessories for … Continue Reading

When It’s Time to Let Go of Friendships

Letting go of friendships is incredibly difficult…at least it is for me. I don’t like to give up on my relationships. I want to fix everything. This has caused me immense stress and heartbreak over the years, and I know I’m not alone. But guess what? IT’S OKAY TO LET GO. It really is. I’m … Continue Reading

An Open Letter to the Child I’ll Adopt One Day

Hello Beautiful Soul, Since I was fourteen, being a mother was one of my biggest dreams. It will probably be one of my biggest challenges too. I’ve learned that we cannot predict any of this. Before you even arrive in this world, you will have taught my heart, body, and spirit more than you can … Continue Reading

8 Reasons Fall is Our Favorite Season

Why exactly do we love Fall? Everyone loves the summer with its sunny days, lazy hours spent by the pool reading books and sipping on margaritas not having a care in the world. People love the winter with warm blankets, fireplaces and roasted marshmallows, presents from Christmas and time spent with the family. So why … Continue Reading

Why Hatred Has Fueled This Election and We’re All To Blame

“What will you be voting today Miss Lexi?” “Republican,” a ten-year-old me said with a proud smile, “Just like my mom and dad.” I was so thrilled to hand in my fake ballad that I remember not being able to sleep the night before. I was too excited. We had just learned a lot about … Continue Reading

5 Things People With Anxiety Need to Hear

I am no stranger to anxiety. I have had thoughts so crippling and debilitating that I would cry until I felt physically sick. I have had panic attacks so severe that I would have to pull over and wait ten minutes until I could resume normal breathing and for the color to return to my … Continue Reading

8 Truths You Need to Accept in Your Early Twenties

Our early twenties are a roller-coaster of emotions, laughter, tears, on-and-off again relationships, friends both lost and found, and crazy deadlines. However, in this exciting and frustrating time we can learn one important thing: We’re exactly where we are supposed to be.   1. You are loved beyond measure. Even at your loneliest time, you need … Continue Reading

12 Cute and Comfy Fall Outfit Ideas You’ll Absolutely Love

Fall is in the air, along with over-sized sweaters, various sizes of boots and way too many flannels.  Fall outfit ideas are fun, comfortable and filled with the creative spark that can only come from a multitude of layers and cups of spiced coffee. I have spent the last few hours immersed in Polyvore building … Continue Reading

The Honest Truth About High School

My younger cousin just began her journey into high school– the shortest and longest four years of conflicted adolescent development — and it’s caused me to reflect about the realities I have learned since leaving high school, college and every other varying stage of my life. To start, it wasn’t until years after graduation that … Continue Reading