Jump Rope Workout

I remember jump roping as a kid was one of my favorite activities. In middle school, I learned how to double dutch which became one of my favorite activities to participate in during breaks. Now as an adult I have come back to it and realized that it honestly is a really good workout. It gets the whole body moving and heart racing. 

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Some of My Favorite Moments at Home

I’ve been taking a lot of time to reflect on the little things that have brought me many moments of happiness. I enjoyed being able to slow down for a bit to really appreciate the privileges that I often take for granted. It is sometimes the simplest moments that bring you a sense of gratitude and content. Today, I share with you a few moments which have brought me pure joy over the last few months at home and still do to this day. 

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Bestie Talk: LDR to Quarantining Together

For many couples, over the last few months have been a new test for their relationship. For some of you who are like me, not living with your boyfriend (or partner) it may have begun to feel as though we are in a long-distance relationship, so keeping connected could’ve been a new challenge as going out was less frequent. While others who do live with their significant other may have learned new things that they hadn’t before. Today Mara talks to us about her experience of going from a LDR to quarantining with her boyfriend over the last four months. 

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Spanx Faux Leather Leggings

I know that you are probably thinking from the title of this post that it is beginning to be too warm to wear faux leather anything but I thought I’d share a few reasons why these leggings have quickly become my dress-down favorite. 

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Bestie Talk: It’s Our Two Year Graduation Anniversary

It has been two years since Mara and I walked across the stage to receive our diploma! We congratulate anyone who has recently graduated from college, grad programs, and even high school during this time!! We know that we were lucky to experience the excitement of commencement and wanted to share part of our experience with you as well as our thoughts now that we have been graduated for a few years. 

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Cute & Affordable Swimwear

Happy Friday! Today is a beautiful sunny and warm day in CT. I have been appreciating the small pleasures that spring has to offer. Now that the warmer weather is rolling in, all I can think about is putting on a bikini and tanning. I rounded up some affordable swimwear that caught my eye and is worth checking out for this upcoming season.

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A Few Spring Dresses

Spring! My favorite season! It feels so nice to finally shed the layers and pull out my cute feminine dresses. I have enjoyed taking the time to get ready and apply makeup even though I have nowhere to go.  

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Q+A With My Mom & Grandmother

This was the first year in a very long time that I have been able to spend Mother’s Day with both my Grandmother and Mother. It was such a special day to celebrate the women who shaped my values and morals. Who give me cooking lessons and teach me new skills. Who always have words of encouragement and advice. They move through life with strength and grace that is admirable. 

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