Women Who Work: Shining Starz Owner, Theresa Shine

To kick off a new feature on my blog, I am interviewing one of my oldest friends, Theresa Shine. I have actually known her since we were in middle school, so yeah, we go way back. Theresa now owns a dance studio called Shining Starz, located in Branford, Connecticut. I took a moment to chatContinue reading “Women Who Work: Shining Starz Owner, Theresa Shine”

What I Love Wednesday: May 27, 2020

Is it me or short weeks seem to fly by? That said, here are my favorites for this week: Sweet Magnolias: I started the Netflix series last Friday, and binge watched half of the series in one day. It’s a drama about a group of lifelong friends, who went through ups and downs in life,Continue reading “What I Love Wednesday: May 27, 2020”

Millennial Money: A Reader’s Guide to Saving Money

I think we all know that I love reading. I have a lot of books, and I read an average of 2-3 books per week. With that being said, reading can be an expensive habit. However, it doesn’t need to be. There are so many different resources that I have found that you can useContinue reading “Millennial Money: A Reader’s Guide to Saving Money”

Millennial Money: Simple Ways To Shop Smarter

I hate to be the one to break it to you. We might be in a recession. That said, now is the time to think of some ways that we can cut back and save money. One of the ways that we can do so is to shop smarter. This doesn’t mean that you needContinue reading “Millennial Money: Simple Ways To Shop Smarter”

Why We Need to Focus on Our Mental Health More Than Ever Before

Did you know that May is National Mental Health Awareness month? This year, the emphasis of mental health is more important than ever before. We are in a pandemic. We are in waters that no one knows how to swim in. We are adjusting to a new normal. Many of us are on furlough orContinue reading “Why We Need to Focus on Our Mental Health More Than Ever Before”

7 New Book Releases I Am Really Excited For

2020 is the year when there are so many exciting new releases from my favorite authors. Some are long awaited, while others are not. That said, here are the books that I am super stoked for. And, I’m sure that you’ll be seeing them all on my Bookstagram. That Lies That Bind by Emily GiffinContinue reading “7 New Book Releases I Am Really Excited For”

Fashion Friday: Jewelry Trends I Am Obsessed With

I think that I am obsessed with jewelry. I love jewelry for many reasons. I have a lot of it that was passed down, so I love that I have a bit of family history that I get to have. Furthermore, I love that certain pieces make me feel a certain way. I have hoopsContinue reading “Fashion Friday: Jewelry Trends I Am Obsessed With”

What I Love Wednesday: May 13

Happy Wednesday everyone! In one week, the lockdown in my state will be lifted. Well, somewhat.  On May 20th, hair salons and all retail will be opening up. Furthermore, restaurants will now be serving food outside. However, I think that it’s never going to be the same as it was pre-pandemic. The economic impacts areContinue reading “What I Love Wednesday: May 13”

Tech Tuesday: Nook versus Kindle

I have had a Nook since 2012. I had received it as a gift from my dad for Christmas one year. I liked it because it was so small and I could fit all of the books that I wanted to read. The only problem was I didn’t have a job at the time, soContinue reading “Tech Tuesday: Nook versus Kindle”