sippin’ cola with stan.

my shoot with @stan.p. Everyone thinks Iowa is filled with corn and cow tipping. But little do you know, there’s an abundance of creative people and cute neighborhoods right in the heart of the Midwest. One of my favorite spots to explore in the summertime is Valley Junction, located in West Des Moines, IA. The […]

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spilling my makeup secrets.

hello, highlighter. I don’t consider myself a makeup guru, but I can easily say I am in love with the products in my bag. As a makeup lover, I have tried many different products to experiment on my sensitive skin. Since high school, I have taught myself about makeup and accumulated my favorite products into what […]

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dreaming of cinque terre.

the five cities you must see. My time in Portovenere, Italy was short. But I made it a must to see the five cities nearby – also known as Cinque Terre. In one day, I saw views that many people wait a lifetime to check off of their bucket list. Cinque Terre includes the cities […]

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don’t think, just do.

thoughts after a long break from writing. Writing has always been an outlet for me. No matter the situation, I could always go to my journal to vent and create. Over the past year, I have had some of the most inspiring and beautiful moments of my life, but have become more and more distant from quality […]

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my interview with erika veurink.

if you don’t, you should get to know Erika. Do you ever meet a person and know you’ll be friends right away? Well for me, that was Erika. She is smart, charming, the ultimate cool girl and one of the best writers I’ve learned to know. But out of all the amazing characteristics she has, […]

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