• Have you ever wondered if you can use your french press for more than coffee? Well good news, here's an article with 10 uses for your french press!
    Drinks,  Recipes

    Homemade Lemonade

    When I think of the end of summer, I think of the leaves changing colors, the temperatures dropping and spending the last usable days of warmth for doing anything and everything outside.  I love to sit on the edge of…

  • I'm totally obsessed with Santa Monica. I love the beach, the cool air, the vibe, and all of the super cute restaurants like Areal! Check out my post on it!

    Places To Eat In Los Angeles: Areal

    GUYS.  I went to a restaurant the other day (read: like a month ago… this post has been a long time coming!) and it was so yummy!  One of my best friends had just returned from North Carolina, and we…

  • There's a lot of validity to the minimalist wardrobe, but sometimes I want to go crazy and jazz up my outfit with something pretty like a multicolor scarf!!

    Wardrobe Wildcard: Multicolor Scarf

    So, this is my first outfit post, which I think is pretty exciting.  (See the thumbs up? Yeah, definitely exciting!)  I’ve been reading so many posts lately about a having a minimalist wardrobe and what your “wardrobe essentials” should be.…

  • Summer is a great time for pool days and sipping cocktails (and mocktails!). Try my recipe for a sweet and refreshing glass of blueberry mint lemonade!
    Drinks,  Recipes

    Blueberry Mint Lemonade

    I love summer days.  There’s nothing better than having a day off, poolside and a little bit of swimming.  Today I did all those things!  I normally don’t have Saturdays off, so I wanted to take full advantage of my…

  • Have you ever wondered if you could get more milage out of your produce? Learn how to make strawberry water to make your strawberries go a little further!
    Drinks,  Recipes

    How to Make Strawberry Water

    I am so in love with summer – absolutely everything about it!  I love the sun, the beach, and a cool ocean breeze.  I love the smell of barbecued chicken and freshly cut grass.  I love sun-kissed skin, painted nails and…

  • Summer Mushroom Salad - Jess Explains It All
    Food,  Recipes

    Summer Mushroom Salad

    I’ve always liked salads, but after you’ve been eating them for a while they can start to get boring. I was getting to that point when I decided to kick up the flavor and make a special summer mushroom salad.…