Indian Tiki Masala Simmer

Indian Tiki Masala Simmer

Tiki Masala isn’t something I would usually attempt to cook. While Indian food is a favorite of mine, it just seems complicated and the opposite of a casual cooking endeavor. Cue my mom visiting and bringing a million marinades and sauces for me to try. Apparently she loves these Indian simmer sauces by Maya Kaimal (check them out here). After some convincing, I decided to test out it out and I was happily surprised with the results!

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Cactus & Succulent Care Guide

Cactus & Succulent Care Guide

Cacti are the trendy plant of the moment and I’m guilty of owning an embarrassing number of them. Also embarrassing, I have a habit of killing mine. Since succulents and cacti don’t require a lot of water, it can be tricky to find the balance between over watering and under watering. How much sun does your plant need? What even is fertilizer?? I read up on all these aspects and made a crash course in cactus care just for you guys!

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Friday Favorite | MUD Facial Bar

Friday Favorite | MUD Facial Bar

Skincare isn’t a casual endeavor for me and it’s definitely something I am more than willing to invest in. The constant changes in Chicago weather do my skin no favors, so I knew I needed to find a new place to get facials. That’s where Mud Facial Bar came in. Located in the River North neighborhood of Chicago, it’s a short Uber ride to reach after classes. The space also contains an aerial workout studio which is great to try before or after your appointment! (more…)

Vitamin Regimes Explained

Vitamin Regimes Explained

Adding a few vitamins into your daily routine is perfect to ensure you get the nutrients your body needs. I personally never know what I’m going to be eating within the span of a day, so I like to know that regardless I’m giving my body what it needs. Vitamins and supplements are becoming very popular, and the aisle at the drug store can be intimidating. Always remember to talk with your doctor before adding vitamins or other supplements into your routine. Also be sure to consider drug interactions and other side effects when taking supplements.

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Travel Diary: Humboldt County, California

Travel Diary: Humboldt County, California

Over spring break I passed over the stereo typical spring break spots and flew out to San Francisco and drove up the coast to Humboldt County. I used to go on camping trips there when I was younger and it is arguably my favorite place in California. I wanted to share what I did over my vacation, while also mentioning some other popular activities in the area.

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