Posts Written OnOctober 2015

Girl Crush: Sam Chuawongse

  I have never really been good with makeup. A little mascara, some blush, lip gloss, maybe some powder if it’s a particularly blocked pore kind of month. I’m fortunate to have pretty decent skin and the inability to care long enough to do anything more. But, despite my lack of ability, I’ve always found it intriguing and fascinating to watch how expertly some women can transform themselves by simply knowing what to use and how to use it. Sam is one of those women. She makes magic on her wildly popular YouTube beauty channel and her thousands and thousands…

Homemade Brownies

  The weather’s turning colder, and this weekend happens to be extra gloomy, thanks in part to Hurricane Joaquin, which got close enough to bring loads of rain, but stayed far enough away to keep us central Marylanders out of harm’s way. (Yay!) It’s time to break out the fuzzy socks. (Okay, maybe not Christmas socks — yet.) And enjoy warm beverages. And read the next three books in the Outlander series (yes, I may be a bit obsessed now that I’ve finished the first). And bake lots of yummy treats. Like the chocolate-y kind that smell just as good baking…

Fun Fall Activities To Try Nearby - East Coast Fall

  Although California will always be home that holds a special place in my heart, fall is the best on the East Coast – the colors are popping out all over and the weather is perfect for outdoor activities. As long as you bring your sweater. I love getting out from under the oppression of summer humidity before the winter snow and ice make an appearance. Looking for some fun, affordable ways to get out and soak up the last vestiges of the sunshine with the backdrop of beautiful fall colors? Fun Fall Activities To Try Nearby 1. Go to…