“To err is human, to forgive, divine.”
― Alexander Pope
“Worth the wait.”
That is how I will characterize the posts to come. I took a little break to live some life and decide the direction to take Charm & Savvy. With renewed energy and clarity I will publish higher quality and more helpful content.
“In bocca il lupo, crepi il lupo” is an Italian idiom used in opera and theater and is like the English phrase “Break a leg.” I discovered the phrase the night before I took the LSAT. I was reading a law school forum about getting into law school (when I probably should have been sleeping or thinking about something else), and someone posted the phrase to wish others well. Continue reading “In bocca al lupo, crepi al lupo”
I love food. But after starting a new semester of classes the same day I returned to town from my New Year’s trip, I found myself in an unfortunate situation: I had very little food at home. After eating out pretty much all week, I got tired of constantly spending money, so I decided to make a meal out of my limited grocery supply. I had lots of spinach so I figured I would base the recipe off of that. The result was a homemade version of one of my favorite pasta toppings, which turned out great! Continue reading “Recipe: Homemade Spinach Pesto”
If you read this blog, I can assume that you care somewhat about your appearance. You probably also recognize the connection between how satisfied you are with your appearance and how you feel. The connection is not whether you look “perfect” in your eyes, but rather finding encouragement in the little things. Continue reading “In 2016, resolve to “do your eyebrows” every day”
Once upon a time, I had to wait.
I got facials in high school, because I enjoyed feeling luxurious, but there wasn’t much on my skin to treat. When I bought my first MAC makeup product after my first year at college was when I had to get serious about skincare. It was the Mineralize Skinfinish Natural, a face powder that I used daily and loved dearly. After a while, the daily application and ineffective cleansing methods negatively affected my skin causing acne problems that I didn’t have before. After trying and failing to fix the problem with numerous drugstore products, I decided to go to an expert, a dermatologist. Continue reading “Patience is the key to beauty.”
You must wear sunscreen. If you are serious about having good skin, both now and in the future, you should consider sunscreen an important part of your routine, no matter what time of year it is. Just because the air is cold does not mean that the sun’s rays can’t reach you. Continue reading “Here comes the Sun(screen)”