How to Plan The Ideal Road Trip This Summer

Taking a road trip is more than just a drive, it’s an entire experience that’s filled with memories and exploring hidden areas on the way to your destination. You can blast your favorite music, take in the beautiful scenery, and stop at numerous roadside attractions. To me, the drive itself is just as much fun as vacationing at my destination. This summer, my boyfriend and I will drive to Joshua Tree. Although our trip is short when compared to some of the other adventures I’ve embarked on, I’m still using the same tools to plan for this voyage. Whether I’m driving a few hours awayRead More →

Mother’s Day Themed Subscription Boxes That She’ll Love

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and we’ve picked out our top choices for the special women in your life. Our recommendations are a little different from previous years in that everything on our list is a themed subscription box filled with amazing products. Most of these boxes are delivered at a specific time so they may arrive after Mother’s Day. We recommend gifting some flowers, chocolates, and a card while letting her know that she has another gift arriving soon. Eight or sixteen bags of gourmet coffee and chocolate bars that ships from Seattle’s top-rated coffee makers. The box comes with roaster profiles and tastingRead More →

34 Things To Do This Spring In New York City

This is my first spring in New York City so, of course, I want to get the most out of it. Now that businesses are reopening, there’s so much to do and see. Because I just moved to the city a few months ago, I went straight to the source. I asked a few New Yorkers what are their favorite things to do as the weather gets warmer. From outdoor theaters to cruises on the water, here are 34 recommendations that will make the most out of your spring and take you back to pre-pandemic days. P.S. Soon, a lot of businesses will require proofRead More →

5 Day Trips You Can Take This Summer From Los Angeles

With spring and summer on the horizon, taking a day trip from Los Angeles to one of these destinations is a fun way to vacation without going too far. There are so many must-see spots you can travel to that are just a short distance away. I’ve chosen five of my go-to destinations and highlighted my favorite restaurants, things to do, and attractions at each. For each trip, the starting point is Downtown Los Angeles, departing at 7AM. Ojai, Ventura County – 1 hour 40 minutes “With nature all around you and bohemian vibes, there’s so much to do and see in this charming town.”Read More →

Springtime in Los Angeles and All The Things I’m Looking Forward To Doing

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been an entire year since the Covid-19 lockdowns began. Most of 2020 was spent hibernating indoors, but things are finally looking up. Restaurants, museums, movie theaters, salons, and other businesses are opening up again after being closed for months. While there will still be mask mandates and capacity limits to ensure everyone’s safety, I’m eager to return to a sense of normalcy. This means that springtime in Los Angeles will be the start of getting back to our lives pre-Covid, especially with the influx of vaccines becoming readily available. We still need to be careful when we’re goingRead More →

10 Tips That Will Make Your New Year's Resolutions Successful

Did you create any New Year’s resolutions for 2021? If you didn’t, it’s not too late to start. If you already fell off the wagon, so to speak, I’m going to show you how easy it is to jump right back on. Every year when January 1st begins I make a list of changes I want to make and things I’d like to do better. I start out strong. Then I break my progress. Why? Because life gets in the way or I lose sight of why I made the resolution in the first place. Eventually, I stop working towards my goals all together andRead More →

Christmas in NYC: Our colorful Christmas tree

This is the first time that I won’t be spending the holidays with my family because of the pandemic. Instead, Billy and I will celebrate our first Christmas in NYC (not vacationing this time, we moved here a month ago). Rather than getting upset that we can’t spend this festive season with my family, we decided to embrace it and start some new traditions of our own. Here’s what we’ve been doing so far and what we’re planning to do throughout the rest of December. What we’ve done so far… Listened to my Christmas playlist day and night. I start playing Christmas music throughout ourRead More →

Kristie’s Holiday Wish List: 15 Things She’s Asking For This Year

Each November I look forward to creating my Christmas wish list, which signifies the start of the festive season. This year, the holidays are going to look a whole lot different, but I’m trying to keep a few of the same traditions in place. One of these is curating a list of items that I’d love to unwrap on Christmas morning and sending it to my immediate family. Here are 15 things that I’m asking for this year. PS: Although Christmas is fast approaching, there’s still time to shop our themed gift guides. A lot of items featured offer 2-day shipping or in store pickRead More →

The Most Sought-After Makeup and Skincare Kits

We’ve saved our best gift guide for last! Our list of makeup and skincare kits showcases 45 of the most coveted products out right now. We were sure to feature products in a range of price points, starting with budget friendly ($40 and under) and working up to luxury ($86 and up). Here’s your one stop shop for everything beauty related. 1. Playdate Discovery Perfume Set | Pinrose | $25 $15 2. Multivitamins Set | Sunday Riley | $28 3. Merry Masking 3-Piece Set | Kiehl’s | $40 4. Mini Must-Haves Rose Edition | Mario Badescu | $22 5. Limited Edition Balm Dotcom Roulette |Read More →

The Must-Have Items at The Top of Gina's Wish List!

Ever since I was a child, I would have trouble sleeping on Christmas Eve. I’d toss and turn all night in anticipation of what was to come. As soon as the sun came up, I’d annoyingly wake up everyone in my family so we could start opening gifts. A few weeks before, my brothers and I would create our wish lists of what we were asking for and we would share them with each other. We would also include a ton of ideas on what to get our parents. So for this year, even though the holidays don’t really have that same magical feeling thatRead More →