A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara I judged A Little Life by its cover: I was in a bookstore, saw the cover, and bought it. If I had read the back cover (a story following the lives and friendship of four boys), I would never have purchased it. There are enough books about men out … Continue reading My Top 3 Books for Spring
I am your ride-or-die, female-empowerment, yogi-spirited powerhouse. I take my coffee black and eat misogynists for breakfast. I've climbed mountains, crossed lakes, and cycled up heaven's stairway. My point in all of this is: I'm strong and I'm on purpose. So that's why recent feedback from my coworker shook me. In one beautiful (and necessary) punch … Continue reading Women! Stop Apologizing!
My friend Genevieve is an international style icon. At least in my eyes (and the eyes of those who know her), she is. We met while living in Argentina. I moved into a shared international house and lo-and-behold another Californian already inhibited the space -- Gen! Through her, I discovered new Argentine boutiques and designers. … Continue reading Global Fashion: Genevieve, Colombia
Colorado-born Morgan is a grad student, full time employee, and bourgeoning jewelry designer. On top of all that, she's a serious crafter and decorates her Berkeley home with her own handiwork. Hey Morgan heyyy Paying her way through grad school hasn't stopped Morgan from decorating her home to her liking: she crafts most of her decor … Continue reading Berkeley Bungalow on a Minimalist Budget
Nora is an American living and studying in Germany. Past travels (including a 2-year stint in Buenos Aires, where we met ✨) influenced her decision to pursue a masters in InterAmerican Studies at Bielefeld University. She's a world traveler, style hunter, and grad student. But just because she's in school doesn't mean her wardrobe suffers. … Continue reading What a Style Hunter Packs for Life Abroad
Solid time away from a screen is so important for me. So when the weekend comes, I'd much prefer to do something with my hands than idle away in front of the TV. In addition to this need to be screen-free, I also need candles in my life. Lots and lots of candles. I light … Continue reading More Hygge with Homemade Candles
I've described my 2019 foci to push myself physically (through sprint triathlons, which I know I enjoy) and do less (by taking planned detox from the news and social media, limiting my personal projects, and spending more time happily doing nothing). My last 2019 focus is to generate more hygge. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, … Continue reading My 3rd New Year’s Resolution: More Hygge