Getting totally personal today and talking copper IUD insertion. After the nightmare I had with the birth control pill I knew I had to switch my form of contraception. I went to my gyno. we discussed my options, and decided that the copper IUD was right for me. Why? I knew the pill wasn’t working … Continue Reading

A new week, a new dark and stormy smoothie. I become smoothie obsessed in the summer time & could literally have smoothies for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Therefore, expect a few new smoothie recipes coming your way. Any requests? Let me know. This one is very blueberry based. Hello antioxidants + brain boosting elements! & … Continue Reading

Monaco. A city of yachts and twenty five dollar cocktails. Yes seriously, cocktails cost $25 & cappuccinos cost $15. I have never visited a city that exuded so much wealth. & not just wealth but million (or billion) dollar wealth. Think all the fancy stuff. The stores, the yachts, the clothing, the cars…it is a … Continue Reading

I have a few “must haves” when it comes to beauty up keep. One, being my nails. I get a shellac manicure every 3-4 weeks and I swear it makes all the difference. It really refines your whole appearance. PLUS the place I go (IVY NAILS) costs $20 for shellac removal and a fresh mani. … Continue Reading

So ladies and gentlemen, I have been specifically asked to write more about relationships / love and boys. You ask and I will deliver. Plus, I’ve been writing travel posts so much lately ( meaning more are coming your way) that it’s nice to talk about something other than Europe for a quick minute. I … Continue Reading

Welcome to Nice France! Let me take you through my 24 hour stint in the city.   The Agenda We ( by we, I mean me a Gum) took off at 6AM from Schipol Airport, and within a couple hours we landed in Nice. I haven’t seen a palm tree in years so that was … Continue Reading

Iceland. A place like no other. The whole vibe of Iceland is very stark rigid and rough. Not the most gorgeous words to describe something, but I mean these terms in the best way possible. The landscape was like nothing I had ever seen. The landscape changes at every turn. You go from a rocky … Continue Reading

Hey ladies and gents, long time no talk. I’ve been very busy lately – moving + leaving for a month long trip all at the same time can do that to you. + stressed! & these three things combined means I have been extremely uninspired to write. But, I am back today to talk all … Continue Reading