Bittersweetness

It only takes a few ingredients to make bittersweetness. A twinge of sadness, a pinch of happiness, a definitive ending & a hopeful beginning. Add some tears, a little laughter, wrap it all up in a deep sense of gratitude and you have a nice cup of bittersweet.

Bittersweetness might be the most complex emotion. The waves of sadness and sweetness are perfectly equal even though it seems impossible to be washed over with both at the same time. But I think it’s also the most beautiful way to feel truly alive, right here, right now.

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Weekend Guide to New Orleans

HELLO FRIENDS! It’s been a minute. But I have a very important post to write. If you follow me on Instagram (& watched all my obnoxious instastories LOL), you know I was in New Orleans recently with one of my best friends, Kara. When I told people I was going to NOLA, everyone freaked out. And that’s putting it lightly. Y’all LOVE New Orleans. I was bombarded with recommendations of places to eat, things to do, cocktails to drink. Honestly, it was kind of overwhelming! But it gave Kara & me a good place to start (and since we couldn’t get to everything, an excuse to go back ;))

So for those of you wondering or planning your own NOLA trip, here’s a brief overview of the things we did/places we ate to help you out. Oh, and I also get why everyone loves NOLA. I’m obsessed with it & I’ll be returning ASAP. Enjoy!

 

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Essential Oils Basics

Let’s talk essential oils. You’ve probably heard of them. With the rise~ of self-care, I feel like essential oils has become a buzzword. I personally didn’t know they existed until a yoga studio I used to go to started using them in them in diffusers and for hands on assists during practice. Since then, I’ve been using them a lot more in a variety of ways (more on that below!)

Not only do they smell amazinggg, essential oils have a lot of great health & wellness benefits. If you’re looking for a natural way to step up your wellness game, essential oils are definitely a great place to start. I’ve teamed up with Simply Earth, a company dedicated to helping you create natural recipes, to break down essential oils & why they’re so good for you! (And a special offer just for you too–keep reading!)

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