being gold and getting old

22 on April 22 — you can just call me the Earth Day queen!! On this 22nd day of April I’m celebrating my golden birthday, loving on our planet, and trying to comprehend how fast the past year went by. Not gonna lie, I have NOT looked forward to turning

tennis courts

My tennis court photoshoot dreams came to life with the help of my friend and super talented photographer, Leo Gonzales (@leogphotography on Instagram). It was his idea to do some crazy makeup to liven this, perhaps now basic, location up and I got excited to experiment! I was inspired by

Senior Shoot Series: Part Two

I asked Devon of Devon J. Imagery if she could include some professional headshots in my senior shoot to use for my career path and she gave me no shortage of amazing images to choose from. A few of these shots will be featured on my professional website that I’ll

Senior Shoot Series: Part One

A couple weekends ago I had the best time shooting with an old friend, Devon Jones of Devon J. Imagery — something I never thought I’d have the opportunity of doing! Though she retired last year, Devon still offered to take my senior pictures (half jokingly) last semester when I

My first facial

Getting my first facial was yet another one of those experiences where I question why I never tried it before! In my defense, and I’m probably not alone here, I didn’t realize there were benefits to facials besides an ultimate state of relaxation and refreshment. Recently I’ve been trying to

Show Up For Yourself

“Show up for yourself.” A sentence I’ve seen, for some reason or another, written several times lately — woven into beautiful quotes and good-hearted pieces of advice. Because of its repeated occurrence in my life and way of keeping my attention, I’ve had a lot of time to think over

4 reasons you need a silk pillowcase rn

So I’ve gotta be honest, I’ve never cared to consider the kind of fabric I lay my head on at night to sleep or how a simple change in the fabric could be the key to better hair days and softer skin, but after making the switch, I’m fully convinced

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