How To Fake Knowing About Sports

What to say when you have absolutely nothing to say during football season Code Red: your friends have just asked you to go watch "the big game" with them. Not only do you have no idea what "game" they are talking about, but that cute new guy is coming and you're about to totally humiliate … Continue reading How To Fake Knowing About Sports

And in the Morning When I Rise, Give me Jesus

I used to think that daily quiet times were only for the Super-Christians. I remember hearing about people who would wake up at the crack of dawn to sit at their kitchen table just to read their Bible. For years, this was a complete mystery to me. As I matured in my faith, I began to … Continue reading And in the Morning When I Rise, Give me Jesus

Summer Beauty Wrap Up

T-5 days until Labor Day, people. Let's make the most of it! Last week I shared the summer fashion trend that I wanted to sport before the big transition from sandals and sundresses to sweaters and fuzzy socks. Today, I wanted to share some of my favorite summer beauty secrets that I plan on transitioning … Continue reading Summer Beauty Wrap Up

Summer Trend Wrap Up

Okay, people. Labor day is less than two weeks away and we all know what that means: only ten days left to wear our favorite summer pieces. While school may already be in session, the fashion calendar graciously gives us an extra buffer to pull out our favorite white denim + open toed shoes. I know … Continue reading Summer Trend Wrap Up

Gordes, France and Les Bories Hotel and Spa 

LES BORIES Nestled among acres of vineyards and lavender fields stands Les Bories Hotel and Spa, a collection of small stone villas just outside of Provençal Gordes, France.  Les Bories is an oasis in the Luberon Valley. I can't decide what I loved the most. Whether it was the giant infinity pool that poured over … Continue reading Gordes, France and Les Bories Hotel and Spa 

OOTD 21 juillet 2016

Bonjour from the south of France, mes amis! I've been playing around mixing some pieces around, living out of the same suitcase for seven weeks is no easy task! I got this cotton top from Zara (I've already confessed my obsession with Zara) and paired it with these floral shorts I found at Urban Outfitters a few … Continue reading OOTD 21 juillet 2016

Cuisine Lyonnais: Your Foodie Guide to France’s Gastronomic Capital

Lyon is said to be the gastronomic capital of France, and I think it's safe to say the gastronomic capital of France is basically the gastronomic capital of the world. It didn't take long for me to understand how this city earned such a prestigious title. At any given moment, you're never more than a … Continue reading Cuisine Lyonnais: Your Foodie Guide to France’s Gastronomic Capital

La Vie Lyonnaise

It's amazing how quickly a new place can feel like home. It's our second full week here in Lyon and I couldn't be more in love.  This historic city nestled among the hills stands between two rivers, Le Rhône and Le Saône. On the hills, colorful houses and bâtiments paint the landscape with warm, welcoming hues. … Continue reading La Vie Lyonnaise

French Basics 101

La femme française embodies simple elegance and casual sophistication in everything she does. No one else has quite mastered the natural, simple style of a French woman. Spend an hour in any Parisian arrondissement and you'll be sure to come across a myriad of white tees and jeans, scarves and sneakers. Simple pieces paired flawlessly … Continue reading French Basics 101

Bienvenue à Paris! 

Bonjour mes amis! I have arrived in Paris for the first part of my study abroad experience! My apologies for the late posting, Saturday was absolutely crazy and our wifi is spotty.  On Saturday, I got to spend the day alone in this magical city and it was absolutely incredible. I am so happy to … Continue reading Bienvenue à Paris!