I have such a complicated relationship with social media. Since I’ve been on summer break the past few weeks, I’ve been spending more time on it. I love the ways folks use these online platforms to create unique and engaging content to build meaningful connections with others and to talk about passions and issues important … More Shop Small and Consume Less | An Infographic on Shopping Intentionally
And actually my only pair – but just for now! You know how cartoons always wear the same outfit? Lisa and her orange dress and pearls. Arthur with his yellow long sleeve sweater, blue jeans, and red sneakers. (You can obviously tell that I haven’t watched cartoons in awhile or that my TV know-how is … More Cartoon Outfit | My Favourite Pair of Overalls
and i wonder what it means to love myself unconditionally, peeling off the layers of insecurities i’ve learned to pile on. to un pack these internalizations of self-blame, fear, and pain buried deep inside. my thick hair sprouts forgiveness, scars canvassed on yellow and brown. when i look at my hands, i see … More Self | Love Abundant
Happy belated Mother’s Day to all the different kinds of mamas and mama figures out there and beyond. On Sunday, I hugged mommy, called goo goo (auntie), and whispered prayers to both my ma-mas. I’m thankful for their constant love which shows up in different forms and ways. I’m also thankful for and empowered by the ways … More Mother to Mother | Love, Soup, and Cookbooks
I have yet to learn how to grow my own fruits and veggies, but for now, I can appreciate all the love and labor my parents put into our backyard garden. I can remember always eating kumquats growing up. The bitter and sweet skin. Tart middle. Spitting out the tiny seeds. I’m not … More Baby Kumquats | Mommy and Bah’s Garden
Summer’s been on my mind a lot. One of my favourite things about summer in LA is when the temperature gets warm enough at night that you can go out in a tee and shorts. This playlist is for those late nights when you’re driving home, hanging out with your friends, and lounging.
When I started getting acne in my late teens (after high school and during undergrad), the first thing I did was turn to beauty magazines, TV commercials, and Google. Mostly, I turned to harsh products. All I wanted was to have clear skin – I don’t think I was at a state where I was … More (Green Beauty) Skincare Journey | Current Morning and Night Routine
she prays. knees bent to the hard floor. in certain angles of light, her hair glistens in a shade mixed between mahogany and burgundy. autumn brown. maroon. a necklace of black beads rests in her hand, as she feels its slick surface with her fingers, softened from work. i wonder what she prays for. is … More Three Bows
What songs remind you of spring/summer? I still have Blonde on repeat since last summer, but click here for some other songs that I’ve been feeling some type of way about.
I think if I could choose an every day outfit from my closet, this would be it. Loose tee. Light blue jeans. Practical bag. Comfy and kind of conventionally ugly (in a cute way) shoes. Minus the shoes and hat (see below), I think my mom would 100% approve. If I’m not wearing Des’s old grey … More Back to Basics