• College Advice

    Best Apps for College Students

    These are my top 12 apps for college students. I am a HUGE advocate for studying smarter, not harder. Although I may be a bit dependent on technology these apps make balancing schoolwork so much easier. The best part is they are available on all IOS devices so you can sync all of your work to one location.  iStudiezPro    This is an app that you can actually use every single day. The app includes two widgets: one for scheduling and one for assignments. You can schedule in when all your assignments are due at the beginning of the semester and then sync that schedule to all of your devices…

  • Beauty

    Spring Nail Colors I’m Loving this Year

    I have been so excited about the new season and shifting into my spring and summer wardrobe! It’s finally time to put away dark winter nail polishes and bring back pastel shades. Here are all my favorite colors and brands for Spring 2019:   1.) nudes with pink undertones OPI: Bubble Bath 2.) baby blue OPI: It’s a Boy 3.) lilac: Sundays No. 5 light lilac 4.) pearl Essie: Imported Bubbly 5.) peachy coral Orly: Positive Coral-ation 6.) yellow Butter London: Lemon Drop 7.) olive gray Sundays: No. 30 light olive gray         xo,

  • Blogging

    5 Blogging Apps I Use Every Day

    WordPress I use WordPress to edit and publish all of my blog posts. It’s user-friendly and has a lot of editing options. Pinterest Pinterest is a great app for finding blog inspo and sharing new posts. I also use Pinterest to increase my blog traffic Canva I use Canva to edit everything from my featured images, pins, and Instagram stories. There are hundreds of templates on Canva to create any image. If you don’t want to edit your own images Canva is super compatible with stock photos.  See: Finals Week Survival Guide: Study Tips Lightroom CC Lightroom presets help me keep my blog and Instagram looking cohesive. RewardStyle RewardStyle allows me…

  • Blogging

    How to Make Instagram Story Highlight Covers

    Instagram stories are a great way to share info with your followers and the archives feature allows you to save your stories forever. Instagram story highlight covers are a lot easier to make than you might think. Using the Canva app you can make custom Instagram story highlight covers that fit your theme for any topic you want. Here’s how to do it: Step 1: Open the Canva app or go to Canva.com and search for Instagram Story. Step 2: Select the blank Instagram story template. This will give you the perfect sizing for your Instagram story cover. Step 3: Choose your background color. Press the plus button if you…

  • Lifestyle

    Mother’s Day Gift Guide

    I love looking at gift guides because holidays tend to sneak up on me and I’m left with no idea what to buy. When I noticed that Mother’s Day is just 11 days away I knew I wanted to make a Mother’s Day gift guide. Whether you are shopping for your mom, grandmother, mother-in-law, or a new mom these will work for every woman in your life. This was super fun to put together so I hope you enjoy it!   Goodie Bag My mom is a shoe and purse FANATIC. She loves accessories and can never have enough of them. A fun idea is to buy your mom a…

  • College Advice

    9 Fashion Staples Every College Girl Needs

      Freshman year I spent forever trying to decide what to pack for college and ended up just packing everything (you know, just in case). I was soon met with the harsh reality of a tiny freshman dorm closet. In two weeks I was all about comfort and ended wearing t-shirts 90% of the time. No regrets. This is the guide that I wish I would have had when packing for college. A few general guidelines : less is more pack for the seasons, you don’t need to bring every sweater and jacket you own during the warmer fall months and you don’t need 10 miniskirts in the winter. pack…

  • Lifestyle

    3 Things to Remember When Choosing Your Wedding Venue

    These past few months I have learned so much about the wedding planning process that it’s almost making my head spin. When my fiance proposed almost 4 months ago I was so excited that I wanted to do everything all at once and as a result, I did somethings a little bit out of order I must admit. This includes picking the venue BEFORE finalizing the guest list. BIG yikes! Here are the three things to keep in when choosing the perfect place for your special day. 1.) Guest List The first step to the wedding planning process should be the guest list. In the beginning, I completely neglected this…

  • Lifestyle,  Wellness

    Gym Bag Essentials

    Despite what every cheeky t-shirt and Instagram fitness model tells you, going to the gym is not exactly “fun”. Some days you just have to drag yourself there and being prepared makes it a little bit easier. I’ve found that the only way to stick with my fitness goals is to have a routine and plan my workouts into my daily schedule. This helps it become more of a habit and less of something that needs to be contemplated for hours. Having a “go-bag” with these 9 essentials gives you zero excuses and saves a lot of time. Water Bottle I prefer the bottles with the built-in straws during my workout because…

  • Blogging

    5 Best Apps for Instagram

    All bloggers know that having the Instagram feed of your dreams cannot be done with Instagram alone. Even the best quality photos need a little help to look cohesive on your feed. I get a lot of questions on what editing apps and presets I use so I put together a list of my top 5 apps that I can not live without. UNUM UNUM is the best app I have found so far for planning my Instagram feed. I mostly use UNUM see what order my photos will look best in, but I also use it to play around with different edits and see which filters work together to make my theme look more cohesive.…

  • Wellness

    Cold and Cough Tea

    The holidays are over and the winter season is in full swing, unfortunately so is cold and flu season. A hot cup of tea can do the body wonders during times of illness. This tea contains raw honey, cinnamon, ginger, and lemon which helps soothe sore throats and calm coughs. It’s also caffeine free so you can sip on it all day without getting jittery.     Thanks for reading! Comment down below some of your favorite cold and flu remedies! XO, K