Skincare Review

Skincare Update: Siam SEAS Elements Beauty Balm, Laurel Antioxidant Facial Serum, and Kypris Cleanser Concentrate

My skincare shuffle seemed to have yielded some interesting results. Let’s explore and discuss my next purchase round.

Closet Chronicals

Shopping Update: February-March

If you may recall, I’ve decided to challenge myself to become even more deliberate in my shopping habits in 2017, so I created a list of 12 items of clothing and 12 accessories I intend to buy this year. Here are the latest updates.

This and That

When Stress Beckons

My life has turned quite stress-filled lately as my work requires more… Well, work… than usual, while my time to just do nothing has increasingly dwindled with other responsibilities taking up leisure time I once had. Self care has recently been making headlines as a way to reduce stress, and in this post I’d like to share… Continue reading When Stress Beckons

Skincare Review

Winter Skincare Shuffle – February Edition

In college, I took a course (and even wrote a long thesis paper) about decision making processes. I focused on a political figure and his particular style of reaching a decision, learning along the way that our minds do get less effective at making decisions the more we are called on to make many decisions.… Continue reading Winter Skincare Shuffle – February Edition

Closet Chronicals

Wardrobe Recap: My Collection As 2017 Begins

It seems that I’ve reinvented my wardrobe twice in the span of about three years, changing it before I got my first teaching job, followed by another transformation during my second year of teaching, and finally reaching this year in which I finally decided I needed to simply my life and streamline my collection as I began working a… Continue reading Wardrobe Recap: My Collection As 2017 Begins

Closet Chronicals

Purchase List: January – February Update

If you’ve read my post about my decision, nay challenge, to stick to a list of 12 clothing items and 12 accessories to be purchased in 2017, and you are wondering how this little challenge is progressing… Here’s my latest update.

Closet Chronicals


Recently, I saw The Atlantic posted a documentary video about “How Tweed Gets Made“, focusing on Harris Tweed. After watching it, I started to contemplate about craftsmanship and why I care about where things get made and by whom.