Getting in the Holiday Spirit

Quote of the day: “Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle.” Christmas feels different this year… everything feels different this year. I love this time of the year because I love the lights, the music, the warmth, SANTA, everything. I am doing everything in my best ability to make it feel like normal holidays. Here are some of my ideas to help get into the holiday spirit. Watching Christmas movies is a GREAT way to feel like it’s Christmas. Honestly, Christmas movies might be my favorite genre of movie. My favorites include: The Holiday How the Grinch Stole Christmas Eloise at Christmastime Elf The Santa…

Holiday Gift Guide: Kitchen Lover

Well, another year has gone by (a very crazy year that is) and it is officially… almost the Holiday season. Once again, I have created a bunch of different gift guides for the special people in your life. Today, I am sharing the first gift guide for the kitchen lover! If you know someone who loves baking or cooking or just being in the kitchen, this is the perfect gift guide. Sweet Laurel Cookbook: I came across this cookbook in Nordstrom and thought it would make the perfect gift. I really like this cookbook specifically because it is full of delicious treats that contain whole…

Interviewing into the Real World: Erin

Quote of the day: “I literally hate spending money.” Direct quote from the legend herself, Erin Goode. How is this relevant to today’s post? First off, today’s interview is with Erin and secondly, she talks about finances and gives advice on how to save money. Erin just might be one of the most financially responsible people I know, so who better to answer my questions? Introduce Yourself (school, major, job, etc.)  I graduated from Cal Poly last year and now I work at a startup in the Bay Area. How has your life been since COVID?  Since COVID life has been much more boring. All I do…

A Day in the Life: Christmas Eve 2019

Merry Christmas!I can’t believe the day is finally here. It’s crazy how fast this Holiday season went by…well actually every year goes by really fast, but this year felt especially fast. I woke up this morning and realized I still had a bunch of wrapping to do. Christmas Eve is always a fun day filled with family. Today, I thought I would share what my Christmas Eve looks like. The day started off with a lot of cooking, baking, and setting-up. My mom is a perfectionist and has to have everything look a certain way, so it takes a lot of time and effort, but…

A Noble Thanksgiving

Happy late Thanksgiving! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I am so happy and grateful that I got to spend it at home with my family and I hope everyone got to spend Thanksgiving with their loved ones! Today I wanted to share a little about my Thanksgiving break! Wednesday (Day Before Thanksgiving):  This is one of the most hectic days of the holiday season. Thanksgiving is always at my house and my parents love to go all out (even if it’s just for eight people), so my mom and dad are in the kitchen from morning to night preparing for Thanksgiving day. While…