A Glance into Honey and Roses Coffee Company

I recently sat down with Ella Jesmajian, co-founder of Honey & Roses Coffee Company, for a mini interview. As a customer of Honey & Roses, and a fellow coffee lover, I was really intrigued by the back story behind the business. Furthermore, in a time like this, it’s reminded me how it’s extra important to […]

Read More

5 things you NEED to make the best coffee at home

Let’s be real, making coffee at home can get intimidating. There’s so many different products and techniques to go about brewing at home. You could just go the simple route and use a keurig or another kind of machine that makes the coffee for you but where’s the fun in that? I’m here to help […]

Read More

How to find validation within yourself: part two

This is part two of this post about finding validation within yourself. The first post focused mostly on the first step I took on my journey for self validation: self-awareness. As you can guess, becoming aware of your thought processes and emotional reactions to things is the first step to grow beyond them. Last night […]

Read More

The 3 things I look for when choosing a coffee shop

Quality coffee is important to me. Also, I don’t want to waste my money on bad, burnt, and watery coffee. We all know that coffee can get expensive too so here are some of the things I really look at before choosing where to spend my money and give my time. I especially look for […]

Read More

i tried that trending whipped coffee (but made it vegan/refined sugar free)

I tried this trend a little while ago but it was definitely something different! Basically if you haven’t seen this all over social media its Dalgona Coffee/Whipped Coffee. Theres only three ingredients and it originated in Korea I think. All you need is: hot coffee (or I used hot coffee, my favorite coffee right now […]

Read More

Moving to Tasmania for Grad School: why Tasmania?

I mentioned I was going to do this sort of explanation post here and this is inspired by my explanation of why I chose New Zealand to study abroad here. Quick back story: I graduated from the University of Maine with a bachelors in Marine Science (concentration in marine biology if that matters) last May. […]

Read More

Officially losing a job to the pandemic

I’m sure I’m not alone in losing a job during this time. I don’t exactly have a direction for this but here I go. The other day I had a call with my manager at Lululemon (if you saw this post, I go more into my work life and such). I started out as a […]

Read More

Planning: finding a daily structure while stuck at home

Why a good planner can be so important (especially to add structure to your daily life right now): At the beginning of this year I really struggled to find a planner that I liked. So many of the ones I saw in the store were either academic (so I would’ve already missed a chunk of […]

Read More