My Evening Skincare Routine

Aka The Shit I Put on My Face (Nighttime Edition) My skincare routine has significantly evolved over the last two years, going from St. Ives Apricot Scrub and Neutrogena moisturizer I stole from my mom, to a combination of products that has finally balanced my needy skin. Scroll on down to read about all the junk I slather on my face nightly as well as the things that sneak into...

The Cool List: May 27, 2016

Grace & Frankie Dare I say that this is my favorite show of all time? Yes, I dare. About a year ago, I was sucked into season 1 of Grace & Frankie based off of a recommendation from my good friend, Netflix. I knew it was true love the first time I heard “fuck” slip out of Frankie’s mouth. I immediately professed my love for the show to friends and...

Sorry, I can’t. My plants need me.

Living in B-City, you’re lucky if you have a patch of grass (or concrete slab) to call your own. We’re very fortunate to have a moderately sized backyard, which has proven necessary for our dog, summer soirées and my urban garden. Growing up, I detested helping my mom tend to our garden. It was hot, there were bees and I would have much preferred reading a book in an air-conditioned...

West Coast Guest Post: Coachella Edition

As a lifelong east coaster and new SoCal resident, I thought, what is more quintessential than going to Coachella? It’s a rite of passage. I couldn’t dare sit at home and FOMO about my friends seeing Justin Bieber’s guest appearance with Jack Ü (fingers crossed). I’ll freely admit that I’ve become a Belieber, and I’ve been searching for a reason to wear a flower crown. Who cares how “basic” a...

Da fuq is Nettle Tea?!

Who the fuck makes Nettle-Mint tea? Normally I would be judging the shit out of the person telling me to make my own tea out of plant that sounds like something in Harry Potter’s Herbology class because I’m not one of those women that is barefoot in a kitchen, wearing a prairie skirt and poncho combo, smelling of patchouli and selling my handmade soaps at craft fairs. Why am I...