Allô ☎️

Photo credit to @theartistlauren hello friends 👋 As I count down the five (eek!) short days until my semester in France begins, I decided I should probably review my packing list. At the end of the list I compiled months ago was something I’ve been mulling over for awhile — a journal. You see, as […]

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La fin : What now?

It’s difficult to believe and even more difficult to admit but my semester abroad has officially come to an end. All of the concerns, curiosities, questions, excitement, and unknown are now in the past. Over the course of the past four months, I have grown exponentially in terms of confidence, independence, and openness. I have […]

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Timeless Trends

Timeless trends — the phrase itself seems to be contradictory. How can a trend be timeless? After all, the very definition of “trend” is focused around ideas of movement, change, and development. Yet, somehow, the French have captured this idea and continue to establish timeless trends for the rest of the world to follow. Trends […]

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City of Light + Love

Oh, you know, just got back from a causal weekend in Paris. A mere 1.5 hour train ride separates me from the city of love so when my boyfriend Marc was finished with his work week spent in Lisbon, we decided to meet for a few days and experience the Parisian magic together. I finished […]

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Easy Ways to Stay Slim in Winter Months (Apartment-friendly!)

Along with Fall’s breezy weather comes cozy sweaters, pants, and scarves — AKA the perfect ingredients for covering up your body. It can be tempting to trade in your beach body for PSLs and warm apple pie. Or, in my case, Nutella filled croissants (yes, they’re as dangerous as they sound). HOWEVER. While a bite […]

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Munich + Salzburg

Hello friends, or should I say… Hallo ! This past weekend I had the pleasure of meeting up with my boyfriend Marc in Munich, Germany, and spending a day in his hometown, Salzburg, Austria. Let me tell you something — it was a dream. Both cities are absolutely stunning and full of life. People are […]

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Painted Paris

Legs crossed, lounging in a café chair alongside la Seine with her elbow resting on the mirrored tabletop. The sun gleams down mimicking spotlights as a musician in the street lets his ambient voice carry with the wind. She balances a delicate wine glass effortlessly between the tips of her fingers and examines which morsel […]

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Is Baguette a Carb?

As many of you may–or may not, depending on our level of friendship–know, I’ve been vegetarian (with the occasional fish) for over three years now. I was unsure and slightly concerned about how living in France would affect my ability to remain vegetarian due to both the cultural norms and lack of vegetarian options. Maybe […]

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