Shades of Summer: Savoring Summer with Pretty Pops of Color
Beauty / beauty reviews / Boston / wellness

Shades of Summer: Savoring Summer with Pretty Pops of Color

The air has just started to cool, and I wonder if that telltale change in the air is permanent. I was thinking about why I enjoy summer: celebrating our birthdays and anniversaries is one big exciting part, but there are also more subtle feelings associated with summer. There’s more freedom to slow down and soak in experiences. Clothes … Continue reading

Summer Refresher – Get Your Natural Glow on with Follain
Adventure in Normal Life / Beauty / beauty reviews / gift guide / shopping / Wedding / wellness

Summer Refresher – Get Your Natural Glow on with Follain

For your freshest wedding looks, travel edition, you’ve come to the right place. Wedding season is upon us, and we tapped out at three beautiful affairs already. I used to not enjoy getting all dressed up because traveling with SO MANY extra products through TSA was a headache (is this a liquid or a gel?). … Continue reading

Pack LIGHT, Style RIGHT – recap of a BlueBootsGo travel-style-wellness event with Athleta & Follain + a surprise at the end!
Adventure in Normal Life / Beauty / Boston / community / Fashion / Giveaway / shopping / Style / Travel / wellness

Pack LIGHT, Style RIGHT – recap of a BlueBootsGo travel-style-wellness event with Athleta & Follain + a surprise at the end!

Happy Monday, friends! I had the pleasure of hosting a really fun and meaningful event on Thursday night at the Athleta store in Boston that brought together a few of my passions: wellness, travel, and style. I was joined by my friends at Follain, a non-toxic beauty and skincare boutique founded in 2013 to change … Continue reading

Bite Beauty – the Lip Pencil review
Adventure in Normal Life / Beauty / beauty reviews

Bite Beauty – the Lip Pencil review

Bite Beauty has quickly become one of my favorites because of the formulation, design, and ingredients which are food-grade organic but look and smell lovely. See how to recreate this natural spring-forward look, featuring the Bite Beauty Lip Pencil and Amuse Bouche lipsticks. Continue reading

GLOSSYBOX Beauty Box Review
Adventure in Normal Life / Beauty / beauty reviews / gift guide / Style

GLOSSYBOX Beauty Box Review

Living in an apartment building means I get to see the usual stack of subscription boxes (beauty, food, clothes…) amongst the packages in our entry way. I was SO excited to receive a new-to-me beauty box picked especially for me with products from around the world in the January 2017 GlossyBox! New year, new beauty goals? I think so! I’m reviewing @GlossyBox_US below, so have a look! Check out my #glossygoal. Cheers to new adventures! Continue reading

florapothecarie rose himalayan bathing salts + DIY Facial Steam // on my Wellness Tray
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florapothecarie rose himalayan bathing salts + DIY Facial Steam // on my Wellness Tray

I now know that I can’t live in a place without a bath tub because nothing cures sore muscles or gets me into the wellness state of being like a soothing bath. Salts that soak away toxins and sore muscles are essential, and I want to share this awesome maker from Connecticut with you all – florapothecarie, on my Wellness Tray. See step-by-step instructions on how to DIY a Facial Steam and open up to your very own relaxing, wellness moment. Cheers to 2017 with a renewed face set to the new year! Continue reading

Moroccan Magic// on my Wellness Tray
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Moroccan Magic// on my Wellness Tray

Lip balm is an essential, year round. This time of year, I’m loving Moroccan Magic’s peppermint eucalyptus lip balm for the minty pick-me-up scent. I wanted to make sure you all knew about this USDA organic lip balm made with moroccan argan oil, which makes this smooth product my current fav that I don’t leave the house without. Safe lip balm is a big deal – if you use lip products, you basically eat pounds of lip balm a year. If they’re laden with chemicals, that is NOT ok. Be inspired for the new year to up your wellness game! Continue reading