• DIY Mood Board Tips

    DIY: Mood Board Tips

    I got really into making mood boards this year because I had some extra space in my planner that I ordered from Golden Coil (I know they are expensive, but they are totally worth it. I am in love with mine.) I had the perfect two-page spread right at the start of each month to create a vision for the next thirty days. If you’re looking to create a mood board similar to mine, you’re only going to need a few things: Photos (I grabbed mine from Pinterest, but you can do it the old school way with a magazine) Washi tape Double-sided tape or normal Scotch tape that you…

  • 02.12.21
    Catching My Eye,  Lifestyle

    Catching My Eye | 02.12.21

    It’s been an interesting week. From freezing rain to snuggles with Maggie, I am definitely ready for the weekend. I don’t have a lot to add here other than I hope everyone has a lovely Valentine’s Day no matter what you do with the day, so let’s get started! one | lana condor says goodbye to lara jean It’s the end of an era! The final installment of the To All the Boys I Loved Before came out today, and I can’t wait to watch it. I loved this piece where Lana talks about the importance of Asian representation in media, mental health, and of course, Lara Jean. two | a roundup…

  • Treat Yourself this Valentine's Day
    Advice,  Lifestyle

    How to Treat Yo-Self This Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day is not just for lovers. Personally, whether I am single or in a relationship, I like to do something special for myself on this day each year. No one says you can’t buy yourself a nice card, write a little note of self-love in it, and indulge in a sweet treat by yourself on this day (or any day for that matter). I’ve got ten ideas on how you can show yourself some love this Valentine’s Day. Let’s get started! one | buy yourself the flowers Because why the heck not? Pop into Trader Joe’s and make a cheap bundle, or treat yourself to a special bouquet at…

  • Catching My Eye 02.05.21
    Catching My Eye,  Lifestyle

    Catching My Eye | 02.05.21

    Happy Friday, friends! This week has been a tough one for sure. For reasons I don’t want or need to get into, I’ve been under a lot of stress, and I would not be exaggerating if I said I haven’t truly stopped crying since Wednesday. I’m excited to get into this weekend and, hopefully, take a little break from my emotions. Maybe dive into a good book? Let’s get started with what’s been catching my eye this week! one | storygraph I finally started a Storygraph account! Storygraph is an alternative reading platform to Goodreads. The review process is more than just writing a paragraph, it recommends books based on…

  • February 2021 Goals Featured Image

    February Goals | 2021

    One month down, eleven more to go! We got this. How was everyone’s January? Personally, I thought mine went relatively well. Aside from a few distractions (namely, a coup), I remained focused on my goals and implemented new strategies and tactics to achieve those goals. Having yearly goals & intentions is all well and good, but if I don’t set monthly goals, there’s no way I’m going to achieve them. Let’s get into what I plan to tackle in February! one | develop a newsletter to send to my subscribers monthly I used to send a weekly newsletter with a wrap up of my blog posts, but I’m planning to…

  • Catching My Eye,  Lifestyle

    Week of Outfits | 1.24.21 — 01.30.21

    Another day, another weekly outfit wrap up. The days are blurring together as my routine is usually the same — wake up, workout, get ready, work, work, work, make dinner, read, go to bed. I love quiet days, but I’ll be happy when its warm again, and we can all gather safely outdoors for activities/catch-ups. Let’s get started! Sunday, January 24 Sweatshirt – Boyfriend’s (similar) Leggings Monday, January 25 Cardigan (similar) Tank Top (similar) Leggings Tuesday, January 26 Top (similar) Belt (similar) Jeans Boots Wednesday, January 27 Cardigan (similar) Tank Top (similar) Leggings Thursday, January 28 Flannel Shirt Leggings Friday, January 29 Glasses Sweater Leggings Happy adventuring, Kimberly

  • Catching My Eye,  Lifestyle

    Catching My Eye | 01.29.21

    And with that, January is basically done! We survived the first month of 2021, and maybe I’m just being obnoxiously positive, but I didn’t think it was all that bad. Right guys? The first ten days were a little hit-or-miss, but once we made it over the hump, I think we hit our stride. Here’s hoping the rest of 2021 is just as forgiving. My week, as most, was pretty quiet. I’m just keeping my nose down, getting work done, and reading books. Let’s get into what’s been catching my eye this week! one | how to brighten someone’s day (pandemic or not) Almost a year later, and living in…

  • Lifestyle,  Personal

    Things I Have For My Cat That Just Make Sense

    I’m bringing you a little bit of a different post today. I wanted to talk about all the things I have for Maggie, my cat, that make life just a little bit easier. If you don’t know, I have a cat. She’s about 2 years old, and I’ve had her for a little over a year. She’s the most amazing thing that’s ever happened to me, and I love her with my whole heart. For starters, my cat loves to play fetch, so even though I waste all my money on toys for her, her favorite toy is hair ties she steals from my bathroom counter. I also have two…

  • How to Read More
    Books,  Lifestyle

    10 Tips on How to Read More

    Almost every new year I hear from my friends that they want to read more. I love that for them! I think reading is one of the most joyful experiences, and as long as you’re reading things you love, I am all for reading more! Here are some of my tips on how I read so many books in a year. Let’s get started! one | set intentional time It’s really hard to get things done if you don’t have time set aside to actually do it. I specifically set aside time in the morning because I never know what my nights are going to look like. If I can…

  • 1.22.21 catching my eye
    Catching My Eye,  Lifestyle

    Catching My Eye | 01.22.21

    We did it! This week was full of happy tears as we inaugurated President Biden and Vice President Harris. We have our first female Vice President. This is truly so amazing. This is especially exciting for me because VP Kamala Harris is half-Jamaican, and my parents are Jamaican. It’s a huge step forward in so many ways, and I am so excited to see what this new legislation brings. In more personal news, my boyfriend and I are celebrating our one-year anniversary this weekend. It’s inspiring to see how much we’ve grown independently and as a couple over this last year. I’m excited to unwind together this weekend, go on…