Ocean Friendly Swimwear

This post is for all my beach babes who love to body surf, break out the wet suit, get tossled by the waves, basically my mermaids. I love when influencers do cute swimwear try-ons, but how often does your ruffle swimsuit top see the water? Does it last years and years if I pay $110…

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My Home Gardening Pro Tips

Now, when I say pro, I mean take this with a grain of salt, but I do think I know more than the average joe. This summer is the third summer I am growing my own vegetables. I started growing my own plants one summer when I was working on an entomology team studying organic…

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Earth Day 2020

Earth day is everyday for me. As a conservation scientist, I constantly have the state of the planet on my mind. I know we all look at the planet we live on differently. We appreciate different aspects of the planet and we do different things to contribute to the health of the environment. Today is…

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Quarantine Self Care

With all of us stuck at home, I think a lot of us are adjusting to missing our scheduled appointments and regular self care. I don’t have many regular weekly appointments or outside self care at all (mainly because I’m a budget freak) so guess what people?! ITS MY TIME TO SHINE! So lets talk…

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NYFW Dupes Fall/Winter 2020

Every year New York Fashion week happens in the spring and in the fall. I always love seeing people push the limits of fashion and try new things. I also love keeping up with the shows to see what new designs and trends designers are bringing into the new seasons. In all honestly, I do…

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My Updated Skincare Routine

I went over this on my Instagram stories on Wednesday night and got lots of questions, but I also wanted to link products for you guys so here we are! I was going to call this my midlife skincare routine, but some of y’all don’t know me personally and don’t get why that’s funny so…

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Episode 11- A Controversial Relationship with Debt

In this week’s episode, Clarissa goes solo for the first time to talk about some serious truth! She discusses her new year’s resolutions about her relationship with debt, how it changed after reading Dave Ramsey’s book, and how she is moving forward. Debt is not something that needs to run your life and she’s sharing…

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Keep Your Head Down, do the Work, and do you.

Something that has been weighing on my heart a lot lately is others’ opinions of us. This has been on my mind with my goal setting I’ve been talking about recently for 2020 (more on this in my Instagram stories and recent posts). One of my goals for 2020 is, “Keep your head down, do…

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Episode 10-Renting Vs Buying A Home

This week, we talk about all things homes! John and I walk you through the benefits and disadvantages of buying and renting. Lifestyle choices have a big role to play in this decision, but finances do as well. There are lots of parts of buying a home that people don’t think about, but there are…

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