Coffee, Tea and Matcha

This post was supposed to be published at the beginning of May but life happened so here we are now, the beginning/mid of July. I wanted this post to be about healthy drinks but as I was editing the photos I realized that I mainly focused on three beverages I really enjoy: Coffee, Tea and […]

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Creating my own yoga retreat

One of the adventures on my growing bucket list is to go on a yoga retreat. For the past two years I have been watching some of my favorite yogis and studios host retreats around the world. I haven’t been able to make it to any, mostly due to the timing of the retreats, the […]

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First vegan brunch & the beach

The longest place I’ve ever lived in is sunny California. For eight years I soaked up the Orange County sun until I moved to Chicago to attend university and where I now work. Although this last minute trip to California was for a memorial service my great aunt, I am thankful I had the chance […]

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Rainy day in the city

A few weeks ago I wanted to spend the afternoon in the Streeterville and Gold Coast neighborhoods of Chicago. I had been hoping for a sunny day but was greeted with rain clouds and bursts of cold wind instead. We didn’t want to cancel our plans so R and I strolled around the puddle filled […]

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Essentials for Long Flights

Long airplane flights can take a toll on your skin, especially when flying for 9+ hours. During my trip to Europe last month I brought a few essentials in my carry on: Neutrogena Deep Moisturizer Night Cream – I bought this cream for the winter months when my skin gets really dry. But it’s especially […]

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Biking in Amsterdam

Our European adventure started with a full day exploring the streets of Amsterdam by bike. Having stayed in Amsterdam a few years ago for separate school trips, R and I were excited to enjoy the city together. In order to see the most of the city, I recommend renting a bike to get you around, […]

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Fruitalicious

This past weekend I spent most of my time outdoors, practicing yoga, watching R cut down trees and creating some tropical smoothies for the work week ahead. The warm summer weather inspired me to create a few variations of fruit filled drinks to cheer me up during my early mornings at work. I headed to […]

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Making my own Chocolate

Last year for my birthday I went to St Lucia for a week of sunshine and laying on the beach. As a gift my mom treated me to a chocolate cooking class at Hotel Chocolat, hidden away in the southern part of the island. We spent the morning learning how to make chocolate from scratch using […]

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