Since turning 21 over 6 months ago, I really haven't had the opportunity to experiment with different mixed drink recipes. I really don't drink all that much, but once I saw this Blood Orange Cocktail recipe from Local Haven I was bound and determined to try it. The colors are so vibrant and with the weather … Continue reading Sparkling Blood Orange Cocktails
For 2017, Ally's Year of Self-Care, I thought I'd start trying to write down 10 things a week that make me happy. Since doing this, I've found that I have a tendance to focus on the bad things that are going on in my life and in the world rather than all the good things. … Continue reading 10 things that make me happy (right now)
It’s 6 in the morning and she’s just made you coffee. Her hair is still wet from her morning shower (and yes you have to specify with her which shower it is because she insists on taking two a day). It’s 6 in the morning and she’s reading the paper and chattering excitedly about a … Continue reading A Green Eyed Portrait: News Junkie
Being stranded in Pennsylvania during Easter Break wasn't too bad! Especially when there's such a wonderful city close by to explore! Shoutout to Jenny for being my guide during my Philadelphia exploration in March!
I love this time of year when it's the beginning of spring. The air feels lighter, sunnier, and the sky is often bluer than it has been in a long time. It is my second favorite season, behind fall of course. With this new warmth in the air, I've been noticing that I've been falling more in love … Continue reading Fig and Arugula Pizza
BREAKING NEWS: we got snow. Ok, maybe this isn't all the shocking considering I had everybody and their mother ask me if I survived the blizzard of 2016 and I am happy to report that, yes, I am alive and well. I'm even wearing a dress today (although that has more to do with the … Continue reading Weather Report: Surviving Snowpocalypse
I think the hardest part about College, for me at least, it trying to make your dorm room feel like home. There are cinderblock white walls, a bed that isn't very comfortable, and the people next door have an entirely different definition of what constitutes as "good music". It's an adjustment to say the least. Now … Continue reading 9 Tips for Making Your Dorm Feel Like Home