Minimalism: My Travel Beauty Essentials

2018 is Sammy’s Year On The Go. Whether I’m traveling for work, fun, or pet sitting (#sidehustle), I’ve had to get really good at minimal packing. I’ve spent the last year really pairing down my skincare and makeup, and also just focusing on products that are no-hassle (ie: lazy girl makeup. If it doesn’t come… Continue reading Minimalism: My Travel Beauty Essentials

Best Monthly Subscriptions

We all have them. We love to hate them. Or hate to love them. But when you consider cancelling them, there’s such an internal struggle. I recently paired down a lot of my monthly subscriptions and wanted to share the ones I was left with that I’m still getting a ton of use out of!… Continue reading Best Monthly Subscriptions

A Real Life Episode of Fringe

I did a crazy thing. (Well, two. I went to Brooklyn.) I spent an hour in a sensory deprivation tank, and you guys? It was amazing. I’d heard about Float from a few friends who’d traversed the island to go to Brooklyn for it, and all I could think of were those episodes of Fringe… Continue reading A Real Life Episode of Fringe

My Morning Routine

I was never a morning person growing up. Just ask my parents. They’d have to turn on all my lights, pull off my blankets, and sing obnoxiously for me to even contemplate getting out of bed. These days I’m a loud and proud early riser (and most of my friends think I’m insane). It took some work… Continue reading My Morning Routine

Sammy No Spendy

Okay, not bankruptcy. But the time has come where I finally took a look at my collective debt and started to feel really overwhelmed by the number. Student loans are evil. Credit card debit is evil. And they’ve been hanging over my head like a gloomy gray cloud since 2011. More and more, I’m seeing posts… Continue reading Sammy No Spendy

The Great Purge of 2016

I’m going to be honest with you guys, I fell off the wagon somewhat the last four months. Between working two jobs at 80 hours a week and trying to find a new job, self care kind of fell to the wayside. I was stressed out and pressed for time. It was nearly impossible to find a… Continue reading The Great Purge of 2016