• Blog,  Write

    Flash Fiction: On the Same Page

    This is part of a series of short stories that I publish here on the blog. This one I wrote is a fantasy scene! Flash fiction is a story under 1,500 words. It’s very short and gives a brief flash of narrative. It’s not elaborated on and stands on its own. In my case, this is very much fast fiction as…

  • Blog,  Travel

    Photoblog: Segovia and Northern Spain

    June 2018 Happy travel Tuesday! (I totally just made that up.) I’m still getting around to sharing some of the last pictures of my travels last year. Just a couple more (literally two) posts featuring some of my pictures. My parents and neighbors visited me in Spain after I finished my school year in Córdoba. My parents then dropped my…

  • Blog,  Write

    Why I Don’t Have Any Books on my TBR Shelf

    On Goodreads, I have zero books on my to-be-read (TBR) shelf. I do have a pile of physical books that are technically TBR but I really don’t have any books on my digital to read list. Why? Well, I’m here to tell you. But it came down to one thing: anxiety. This quote just sums it up really! There are…

  • DIY zero waste and all natural toothpaste recipe
    Beauty,  Blog

    DIY Zero Waste Toothpaste and Dental Products

    At my local dentist office, I am the girl that makes my own toothpaste. True story, it’s written in my file. And every time I visit the dentist, the hygienist always asks me why and how I make my own toothpaste. I always tell them that I make my own because regular toothpaste tubes go straight to the landfill. It…

  • Blog,  Write

    Flash Fiction: Booze Cruise Gone Haywire

    Happy April Fool’s Day! My mom is the queen, the actual queen, of April Fool’s pranks. I am not. But I can write some humorous stories on occasion. This post is a part of a series of flash fiction pieces I’ve been writing at my writing group and sharing here on the blog. I wrote this piece months ago but…

  • Blog,  Bullet Journal,  Life

    Bullet Journal: April 2019

    I think I created two of my all-time favorite pages this month! I went with subtle teal theme this month that runs throughout all my April pages. You know that old saying “April showers bring May flowers.” Well, you can see my monthly layout was very much inspired by that! Monthly Layout What’s more April than rain and tulips? I’ve…

  • Beauty,  Blog

    DIY Zero Waste Lip Scrub

    Happy #zerowastewednesday! Even though winter is winding down, I still find my skin and lips recovering from the dry, cold weather. I came up with this easy lip scrub recipe just messing around with ingredients in my kitchen. Plus I found a cute used glass jar to store it in! Time: 2 minutes Difficulty: Easy Ingredients 1 Tbsp honey 1…

  • Pride and prejudice quote letter board Most ardently by jane austen
    Blog,  Write

    3 Ideas for When You’re Stuck in a Reading Slump

    I’ve been stuck in a serious reading slump. I haven’t finished any of the books I’m currently “reading” this month. On Goodreads, it says I’m five books behind schedule of my goal to read fifty books. I think reading fifty books is a good average for me. In 2017, I read 48. In 2018, I read 51. But I’ve only…