Engagement Ring Lost: Planning for a Replacement

When I got engaged I only wanted one kind of engagement ring: a memory-imbued one. I was looking for a ring that wasn’t just an object that had cost a lot of money, but rather a memento that had a connection to my family history.

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Shopping Update: May-June

It’s been a while, blog of mine. Two months, really. I’ve had to prioritize my store when I had some down time, as it turned into a very busy end of the school year. You’ll hear no complaints from me, though. And as my summer break begins in earnest, I thought I’d take some time to reflect on the recent purchases I’ve made and share them with my readers (assuming my readers haven’t given up on me!).

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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 my own way of finding some peace.

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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. It’s called decision making fatigue. You might wonder why I’m talking about this concept in a post dedicated to a change in my skincare regime, but let me assure you of its relevancy. Read More »