do it for yourself

In the age of everything coming and going quickly --I think there's something important in learning how to stay still and doing something for yourself.  I don't mean, 'let's get dressed up, look good, feel good... but then take a thousand photos of myself for social media.' I mean, the 'I'm doing this because it… Continue reading do it for yourself

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

Things to do in NYC in a Day

Have a day off? Here are a list of places to visit, things to do, and spots to eat and drink all throughout New York City. You can do it alone, or make a date out of it, or spend it with friends.   Okay, I know the West Village isn't an activity BUT I… Continue reading Things to do in NYC in a Day