8 Easy Christmas Decorations For Sprucing up Your Apartment This Holiday

SO, it’s the holidays and you’re trying to spice up your little space but you don’t have the money, time or closet capacity to stock up on oodles of Christmas decorations like your Mom does. Still, you’re yearning for the holiday spirit and a little cheer to warm your hot cocoa this December. HAVE NO … Continue Reading

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10 Relaxation Gifts For Giving the Gift of Chill This Holiday

With holiday cheer typically comes holiday stress and holiday fear. (Channeling Dr. Seuss?) But seriously. Between scheduling-juggling, gift-hunting and recipe-crushing, we all can get a little overwhelmed around this time of year. With these gifts, you can cut down on your own stress by crossing a few more names off your gift list AND give … Continue Reading

4 Amazing Essential Oils for Skin and Aromatherapy

Essential oils are growing in popularity. Learning how to use them for relaxation and health benefits can be fun and easy. The four different oils described below will cover different aspects of skincare. I started using them in high school, and I haven’t regretted it since! Although I’m not against traditional medicine, and I truly … Continue Reading

Build Your Own DIY Industrial Floating Shelves

I’m always looking to make the most out of the space I have in my 800 sq ft apartment in Alexandria, Virginia. I’ve always been a sucker for a good weekend project. When I was looking around my living room last week I realized that everything kind of felt half-done, and the space wasn’t being … Continue Reading

14 Personal & Creative Ideas For Small Apartment Decorating

Decorating and furnishing a small apartment is a challenge.  Between IKEA trips and a constant battle of using measurements at the store to decide if you can squeeze a futon into that one corner, you’re likely to get a little frustrated. It also doesn’t help that a lot of home-magazine and decor-inspiration boards on Pinterest … Continue Reading

The Ultimate Survival Guide For Living in the City

Learning to live in the city is an education all of its own. It takes a few subway mishaps, bathroom scavenger hunts and failed grocery shopping attempts to start to figure out what does and doesn’t work for you. Truthfully, the learning never stops. And like anything worth pursuing in life, it’s a never-ending journey. … Continue Reading

17 Winter Outfits For Staying Warm in Style This Season

Ah, winter, the season of holiday dresses, puffy coats and the assortment of sweatpants you actually wear more than any other attire. Having a few perfected outfit combinations is always important if you consider the motivation it takes to get dressed and brace the conditions outdoors. Below are a few of our favorites for every … Continue Reading

14 Ideas For Making the Most of Your Spare Time

If there’s one piece of advice I could give anyone it would be this: Do NOT waste your time. Your time is precious, limited, and life’s most wonderful gift. Everyone handles their time differently. Some people wake up to a pre-planned day, or a certain routine they like to follow. They write everything down in a planner. … Continue Reading

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

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