if you ever need motivation…

Doubt is a great force, that can motivate us or paralyze us with fear. Doubt doesn't pick and chose-- everyone is affected somehow, at one point of their life, with Doubt. If there is someone out there that has never experienced the feeling Doubt, please reach out and tell me what you're doing because I have… Continue reading if you ever need motivation…

following the java: Woodcat in Echo Park, Los Angeles

I was suppose to write this post two nights ago but sadly, due to the lack of storage on  my laptop, the pictures took soo long to upload 😦 Once I started going through the pictures, I realized how many pictures I took and a post on all my favorite places in California will be… Continue reading following the java: Woodcat in Echo Park, Los Angeles

Easy on the eyes, dark red lips for a night out

I'm usually wearing simple makeup, you know... eyeliner, mascara, and some blush. However, towards the end of the year, I wanted to be more open to new looks and styles. I knew it was time to take that jump when I saw the new trio liquid lip from Estée Lauder. This weekend makeup look is… Continue reading Easy on the eyes, dark red lips for a night out

tips to de-stress

I was going to start this post by writing about this time of year being the most stressful because you know, exams, holidays, and those winter blues.... but let's be real, stress can happen any time of the year, for any reason. Sometimes the things we think we're going to stress out about the most,… Continue reading tips to de-stress

NYC GovBall + The Meadows

For the past six years, I have been attending GovBall and it keeps getting better and better. This year, I will also be attending The Meadows so I'm really excited to give it a go! GovBall and The Meadows are both produced by Founders Entertainment so I have a good hunch that it's going to… Continue reading NYC GovBall + The Meadows

on the go // AUGUST INSPIRATION

on to go by followthejava featuring STELLA McCARTNEY I feel like August is a busy month of errands and running around.  Maybe because it's the last month of summer or perhaps there's the anticipation of a new season so a comfy outfit is great for a day running errands like back to school shopping or going… Continue reading on the go // AUGUST INSPIRATION

following the java: Brookside Market in Sunnyside, Queens

I spend a lot of time in Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan....and I was thinking of sharing my favorite places to go to when I'm in each area. It can be coffee, food, juice bar, or a great happy hour. I hope it can give you a new place to check out if you're in the… Continue reading following the java: Brookside Market in Sunnyside, Queens