Long May She Reign

“Since Mary, Queen of Scotland was a child, the English wanted her country and her crown.” “She is sent to France to wed the next king…” “to save herself and her people—” “a bond that should protect her…” “but there are forces that conspire…” “forces of darkness, forces of the heart.” “Long May She Reign.” […]

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Keeping it Clarsonic: My Experience

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t set aside enough “me” time. I am a recovering “yes” woman with ambition the size of America and will sacrifice sleep for success. That is why it’s crucial for me to have a skin routine that makes my face feel and look radiant. When I have […]

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Fashion and Festivities: Why Turning Nineteen is Monumental

Birthdays: a wonderful time to remember how blessed you are by what you have and those who surround you. Even more so than thanksgiving, I feel the most grateful on my date of birth. Yesterday, I turned 19 and had the privilege of celebrating with my family, some insanely delicious Italian food, and a delectable […]

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Opposites

Everyone has their opposite—there’s a night to day, a yin to yang, and a Chereen to Kristin. Like any opposing forces, my cousin Chereen and I came into the world around the same time—well okay she is ten months older than me (but close enough!). Anyway, from the moment we could talk, the two of […]

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