aura readings & spa nights

I’m a big believer in energies. I love everything about tarot & palm readings, and I’ve had some pretty accurate (and scary) readings in my lifetime, so when a friend of mine said she wanted to get her aura read at our fave local hotel, I jumped on it. What can I say? Weird things intrigue me. How does someone even read your aura? I wanted to find out. Keep reading


irmagod. it’s finally over.

DSC00236.JPGThere’s nothing more irritating than the sound of a neighbor’s generator as you sit inside a four-bedroom sauna going on 48 hours. Now imagine that noise x3 because every house around you seemingly has a functioning generator except for you. *eyeroll* Continue reading

nostalgia is priceless.

pass.jpgThis week the stars aligned and I was lucky enough to find out about a Dashboard Confessional concert taking place minutes away from my house – and it was totally gratis. Continue reading



I remember when 30 seemed like a lifetime away, but life comes at you fast & this month I celebrated just that.Β Is it socially acceptable to celebrate your birthday for an entire weekend when you’re 30? I just did & I highly recommend it! Read More


treat yo self.

Life can sometimes be stressful or hectic or both, which is why it’s important to treat yourself every now and then. I don’t mean that in a materialistic sense, but rather with experiences and lasting memories. Last week I treated myself –Β a lot.Β  Read More


that time i was on the steve harvey show..

About this time last year, something crazy happened to me. I was living in Chicago and had set up a dating profile, because, whatever it was 2015. Let me live. I can’t really remember which one exactly cause tbh I had tried them all. This one particular day I was actually on my way to meet someone for the first time when I got a message from a girl. Normally I would laugh at these messages, but this one was different. Read More


the waves pulled me in.

“Miami sneaks up on you. Or do we change, and find ourselves sneaking up, washing up, ending up in Miami?” – Anthony Bourdain

Moving to Chicago more than two years ago was a choice I wanted to make. Looking back now, it was reckless and impulsive and ultimately stupid, but it was something I knew in my heart I wanted and there was no stopping that. I don’t regret it. I actually miss it most days. Those years helped me evolve and I’m a better person for it. I experienced so much and met so many incredible people and that will always hold a special piece of my heart. Read More