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Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Growing up in Azerbaijan I only ate home cooked meals. When my family and I moved to America at the age of 8, my view on food somewhat shifted. I instantly became obsessed with burgers, fries, burritos, pizza, chips, and most other junk food. What’s […]

Skincare Favorites

Skincare Favorites

I take my skincare regimen very seriously. Even on the days that I am exhausted and can’t move, I will make sure to get up, wash my face, and proceed with my routine: cleanse, toner, moisturizer, and eye cream. My regimen is simple but consistent. […]

Overcoming Post-Vacation Blues

Overcoming Post-Vacation Blues

We all get excited before an upcoming trip. We eagerly purchase travel sized toiletries (am I the only one who enjoys these?), new clothing items to fit the weather at your travel destination, and begin packing for our trip. We fantasize about what our trip […]

The Inside Scoop on Sunscreen

The Inside Scoop on Sunscreen

Who knew protecting ourselves from the sun could actually be toxic? Growing up, the importance of putting on sunscreen before leaving the house was always emphasized. Although it is true that we should protect our skin from UV radiation, we have to make sure that the […]

Flower Power

Flower Power

Who here loves flowers? I do..I do…! Whether I receive them as a gift, or go out and buy them myself, I tend to keep fresh flowers in our home at all times.  Aside from the touch of beauty they add to our apartment, flowers […]

It’s a Problem, Period.

It’s a Problem, Period.

Have you ever thought about what your tampons/pads are made of? I had not until recently. I was strolling down the beauty isle of my local organic market, when a tampon box with the slogan “100% cotton…Totally Chlorine Free…Perfume Free…” caught my eye. The first thing […]

The Pause #WifeyWednesday

The Pause #WifeyWednesday

When hearing the word “pause,” we may automatically associate that with pressing the pause button in the midst of a popular Netflix show. In fact, we often overlook pausing in our daily lives; we a are often unaware of its beneficial impact. On this beautiful #WifeyWednesday I would […]

Farang Tattoos in Chiang Mai

Farang Tattoos in Chiang Mai

Getting back from Thailand was extremely difficult. I was definitely not ready for reality back home, nor was I prepared to leave the serene haven I was surrounded by. It took about a week for me to shake off the mild depression I was experiencing, […]

Farm Fresh To You

Farm Fresh To You

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that eating healthy is crucial for our overall well-being. Not only does eating healthy help prevent our bodies from contracting illnesses, such as diabetes, but it also elevates our mood. Now, why wouldn’t we want to be […]

Fall Look

Fall Look

I have noticed that the older I get, the more I yearn for cold weather. Recently, I have even contemplated not wanting to move back to sunny San Diego! I think San Francisco is ‘cool’ enough to where I can rock my Fall and Winter […]