*Spoiler alert* I’m talking to you. About your attitude towards you. We all have our slower days, or slower weeks, where it seems we’re making little to no progress in the path towards our goals. I’ono about you, but my slow days happen to coincide with my period weeks. Gatdamn, that dreaded Day Two. This … More Why You Never Say ‘Congratulations’?
¡Hola, mi gente! I’ve been getting in these moods lately where I feel terrible about myself and where I am in life. I make a mistake and all of a sudden, I think I’m a terrible person/daughter/friend, my goals are shit, and I’m not as together as I think I am. To be fair, … More Lessons in Bad-Assery
Dear Beauty Lover, As you may know, the Sephora VIB sale is coming up soon. The Sephora VIB sale is a twice yearly sale on Sephora items that seldom go on sale. In other words, it’s an excuse to spend money at Sephora. In the fall the sale is usually for 20% for VIB & … More Sephora VIB Sale Recommendations
By the time this blog post goes up, I will be at the eight month of my Peace Corps service. Soon, I will be enjoying my first vacation since being abroad (super exciting—even our own Sophie is gonna be there!). Honestly, that vacation couldn’t come soon enough. This adventure that I have been on has been amazing, … More A Guide To Mental Well-Being in the Boonies
Hey guys! You guys are in for a treat today because this is officially my first recipe post of 2018 on the blog! Yaaay, get excited! I really enjoy cooking and unfortunately, I haven’t been able to cook as much as I would have liked to over the last few months. I’ve started to get … More For The Love of Rice!
Today I bring you a fresh and glowy makeup look, but with a twist. This look uses just ONE tool– the Beauty Blender (BB). This delightful pink egg is an amazing makeup tool that I recommend to everyone. The BB is just a makeup sponge, not all are created equal but there are cheaper ones … More Fresh & Glowy Makeup
In a previous post, I talked briefly about how Timor’s history of colonialism had drastically affected the meaning of beauty in this country. For about 500 years, Timor-Leste has been controlled by others, and this has influenced their language, customs, and perspectives of other peoples. Almost 20 years since independence, you could call the current … More Identity Crisis
Hi, I’m Céline. And I’m a recovering Approval Addict. My sisters will gladly tell you that I’m known to care too much about what people think. I’ve gotten muuuch better over the years. But recently I was faced with another case of the craving—well, with the fear of being without that sweet, sweet approval. … More Who Ain’t Fond of Me
Hey y’all. I recently had an experience that made me respect the f@*$ outta parents. My cousin, who I love to death, asked me to babysit her kids because she was going to a work party with her husband. Her kids are great and super adorable, so I said yes without hesitation. The … More Adventures in Babysitting
HELLO EVERYONE! I’m back!!! I took a brief hiatus from the blog because I ended up being very overwhelmed with job hunting and school. But, I am back and better than ever! I love that this blog is a place where we have a variety of different topics and are able to write about anything … More Burlington Vermont Food Guide