My Spring Makeup Routine!

As much as I love (and rock) a good neutral, smoky eye or a deep and dark matte lip in the colder months- I’ve been having a lot of fun getting bright and experimental with my Spring and Summer makeup collections in recent years- especially in the past year since this pandemic started. With masks […]

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OOTD: The Sorbet Sweater

Although Spring has Sprung and we’ve officially made it through Easter- there’s still a chill in the air here in New England. While the days (and nights) aren’t quite warm enough to ditch the outerwear entirely just yet- it’s also not frigid enough to have to bundle up in layers upon layers in order to […]

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A Month to Remember: March 2021

Another day, and another month comes to a close. It’s hard to believe that March is over and we’re getting ready to dive into all things April within a few short hours- including Easter, more Spring-esque weather here in New England- and ongoing vaccination roll-out phases (depending on your state/region, of course. I’m still waiting […]

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Insta-Dinners: Instant Pot Spaghetti with Goat Cheese, Mint and Peas

Spring is in the air- which means I’m ready for it to be on my plate, as well- and there are certain flavors and ingredients I love to incorporate into my dinners and desserts this time of year that I don’t usually use all that often during the colder Winter months. Lemon and mint are […]

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Spring Cleaning…

Although it may be difficult to find any upsides at all to COVID-19 and the subsequent quarantines/restrictions that have plagued us for just about a year now- being able to more easily stay on top of my apartment’s cleanliness and organization would surely have to be one of the somewhat good or positive things that […]

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OOTD: The “False Spring” Poncho

The forecast where I live is calling for 60+ degree temperatures a little later on this week, and although it’s definitely something to look forward to and a lot of people in my community are preparing to break out their shorts and sandals to celebrate the occasion- myself and many other longtime Massachusetts residents know […]

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Local Loves: Magic Wings

It might not be Spring here in the Pioneer Valley just yet- but I’ve been preparing to and eagerly anticipating visiting some of my favorite local spots that are at their most beautiful when the flowers and trees start blooming. Fortunately for me, one of those spots is an indoor attraction that can control their […]

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Spring Sweets: Lemon-Hibiscus Layer Cake

Hello, March! While the first official day of Spring is still a few weeks away- I’m ready to get started a little early with some long-overdue Spring cleaning, a bit of seasonal decorating to freshen up my apartment- and lots of baking. As much as I love a good Winter-and-snowstorm-appropriate hot meal to get me […]

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