My Summer Reading List
Lifestyle

My Summer Reading List

Ciao tutti! I know it’s already July but it still feels like the summer has just begun (particularly in Chicago where we’ve been wearing sweaters until about a week ago) and I have a whole list of books I’ve read, am currently reading, and would like to get through.  I’ve found these books in a number of different places and their genres vary, so there should be a little something in there for all types of readers.

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My Summer Beauty Essentials
Beauty

My Summer Beauty Essentials

Buongiorno! I haven’t done a beauty/skincare roundup in a little bit, and love my summer lineup this year. Today I’m sharing the summer beauty essentials I’ve curated from new products to ones I’ve continued to love since last year.  Summer skincare and makeup is my favorite kind because it’s light, natural and always a little glowy.  All of these product will get you there, and if you’re a minimalist (*ahem* and a tad lazy like me) when it comes to…

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I Got A New Puppy | Meet Leonardo!
Lifestyle

I Got A New Puppy | Meet Leonardo!

Ciao amici! I have recently expanded my little family and wanted to share with you a bit about my new roommate, Leonardo (Leo)!  I’ve only had him for a couple weeks now, and he’s such a sweet and calm baby.  I wanted to introduce him here and give you all the low down about my experiences so far training him, the gear we’re rocking, and hopefully get some of your doggie advice too!

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I Meditated For 21 Days & Here’s What Happened
Wellness

I Meditated For 21 Days & Here’s What Happened

Ciao tutti! I know I’ve been a little MIA on the blog lately, but I’ve had a lot going on with my work lately and unfortunately, spending some time writing on here had taken a backseat for a couple weeks.  But I’m back and ready to talk about my interesting experience doing a 20 minute guided meditation for 21 days straight.

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DIY :: How To Make Teacup Candles
DIY

DIY :: How To Make Teacup Candles

Buongiorno! Coming atcha today with a super fun (and easy!) DIY project: teacup candles! If you’ve never made your own candles before, it’s way easier than you may think and if you have, filling up teacups is a really cute idea for a gift or a little home decor.  I’ve given these as gifts a couple times and people always think they’re adorable!  I’m breaking down the steps in today’s post so you can get candle making too.

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