Gifts You Shouldn’t Give

Tis the season for gift guides! But there are some gifts that just don’t match the recipient. So I’m here to help prevent you from making these mistakes. So without futher ado, here is a list of gifts youΒ shouldn’t give:Read More »

Fossil Q Venture Smartwatch Review

Now before you roll your eyes and close my blog because of another rose gold thing: stop! The Q Venture also comes in black, silver, and gold!

Lately I’ve been trying to decide if I want to take the leap and buy a smartwatch, so I decided to rent this watch through Expese first (you can read all about them here). As soon as the watch arrived, I was excited to take it out of the box and start peeling off the plastic! Read More »

Meet Expese, the company helping you test tech before you buy it

I love new consumer tech. I love learning about it, reading reviews on it, and of course, peeling the plastic off. The one thing I don’t love? The prices. I always want to run to the store (or Amazon) to get my hands on whatever shiny new thing was just released, but one look at my bank account stops me.Read More »

A day in the life of a normal person who (barely) wakes up 30 minutes before she needs to leave, always eats, and studies at Netflix University in her free time

Before reading this (overly informative) blog parody about my daily life, please read this utterly ridiculous article from Business Insider: https://www.businessinsider.com/a-day-in-the-life-of-hsbc-executive-melania-edwards-2018-10

Lauren wakes up at 6:20 a.m., giving her juuuust enough time to throw on whatever clothes are piled on her bedroom chair.

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West Coast Travel Recap

This summer, while looking at my September schedule, I knew I was going to need a vacation by the time the month was done. Tony and I decided we were going to head west; specifically, to Seattle. And of course we couldn’t leave out our neighbors to the north since we were so close! Here is a quick recap of the trip, including (probably too many) pictures of the gorgeous scenery.

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BREAKING: A White Girl Loves Fall

Here’s a huge surprise to everyone: I am a white girl who loves fall. I know. But let’s move past that, because I want to talk about this, okay? Are we good?

The leaves have started changing and pumpkin spice lattes have been out for WEEKS. There isn’t enough time in the day for me to enjoy all the wonderful fall activities, so I’ve put together so many lists of things to do in fall, why I love it and what to look forward to. Because who doesn’t love a good list? And even more, who doesn’t love fall?!Read More »

My Favorite Podcasts

Podcasts have absolutely blown up in the last few years, and it seems like everyone has created one now. With so many to choose from, it can be overwhelming to find one that you actually like listening to! To help you out, here are my favorite podcasts to listen to on boring commutes (or at work, or at the gym…lol jk):Read More »