Presenting the Best Version of Yourself & How I SAFELY Whiten My Teeth At Home

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Psst! Read to the end for a discount code & a giveaway (worth $139)! Let’s start with the basics of beauty, something Cali and French girls do alike: Care for themselves. It doesn’t matter how much money you spend on makeup or hairspray, your hair, skin, and smile are what make you beautifully you. They will continue […]

CAPSULE WARDROBE: How I Pack for a Year in Europe in 1 Suitcase

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Minimalism: When you eliminate excess, you make room for LIVING LIFE. Living does not require possessions. That said, what items do remain are essentially more curated, succinct, and peaceful. Soaring over the Rockies I’m going to break down how I pack for  6 months – 1 year  in  one large checked bag (22 kg / 48.5 […]

French Canelés

  Canelés are from Bordeaux, in the southwest of France. Canelés are small, almost mini bundt cakes with a rich, custardy interior enclosed by a thin caramelized shell. Bordeaux is the city I studied at university in for 5 months, where I met my boyfriend, and his hometown. (I took the above photo while grabbing an […]