My Affordable Vanilla Fragrance Collection

Not to sound bougie, but perfumes quickly became a hobby of mine in quarantine, and they soon rivaled my love for plants. It didn’t start as an aromatherapy thing — the frenzy kicked off when I listened to the line in Taylor Swift’s “illicit affairs” that goes “Leave the perfume on the shelf,” which made […]

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A Short and Simple Guide to Maranta Plants

Hello from my lone surviving prayer plant! I am gravely fearful of any plant that requires too much humidity because I live in such a dry little nook of California. And guess what? Prayer plants *love* humidity! While I adore how prayer plants look with their whimsical and intricate foliage patterns, I’d be remiss not […]

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Is Only Moderately Life-Changing

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Is Only Moderately Life-Changing. Well, it’s been not a minute, but several minutes! Y’all, I finally made my way through The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up! And while it wasn’t magical, I did find myself drawn to KonMari’s brute cleaning philosophy — my main takeaway from this handy little book […]

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