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this is the only rattan pendant lamp diy you need

Just the other week, I was walking through one of my local goodwills and came across a rattan wastebasket. Just the week before, I was scouring the internet for the perfect rattan pendant lamp for my bedroom, but to no avail — nothing was exactly how I wanted it, not the material, not the shape….

a little summer bedroom refresh

I’ll be real with you: I’m not a huge fan of my bedroom. The carpet is brown and ugly, and that pretty much ruins it for me. However, the natural light makes me so very happy. I was reading an article last week about common home feng shui techniques, and I learned that it was…

HAZELNUT VANILLA ICED COFFEE FOR A CLOUDY DAY

Hey guys! Here is a quick little post and VIDEO for you guys of a sweet little drink you can enjoy on a cloudy day like it is today in PHX! Gevalia cold brew concentrate is a nice little fix for when you’re a constantly busy person like I am. recipe: 2 tbsp. hazelnut spread…

CLOSET VOMIT IS 3 YEARS OLD!

My bank account was just automatically charged by my hosting service, which only means one thing: Closet Vomit is 3 today! Three years ago on this day, I swallowed my nervousness, my website was created, and it has been a tumultuous and exciting adventure ever since. I am still learning about myself and how to…

MY ANXIETY

This post isn’t pretty. Anxiety isn’t pretty. The photo above that you see is how I look in this exact moment, sitting in the exact same spot, hair half-damp, traces of makeup down my face, wearing only my giant NASA sweatshirt that I only seem to wear when I’m having a anxious or depressive episode….

HOW I DECORATE MY HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (WITHOUT COMMITMENT)

My parents cared so much about making Christmas special for my siblings and I. Living in Detroit, it was magical waking up on Christmas morning to seeing snowfall out the window, causing a symphonic unison of creaking in our hundred-year-old home when we bolted down the stairs to see the tree aglow and adorned in…

HOMEMADE EUCALYPTUS + LEMON STEAM FACIAL

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From my stories on Instagram and my blog posts as of lately, you guys may have noticed that I’ve been dabbling in homemade apothecary goods and hardcore skincare (if you haven’t noticed, check out my recipe for eucalyptus bath bombs). In the wake of recent health issues I have been fighting the past few months…

FINALLY, A HOME TOUR!

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At long, long, long last, I have finally reached a point where I feel my house is ready for a little home tour for you guys! There are still some things that I want to replace or change, but the reality of decorating a home is that you are never finished. You are an evolving…

STILL GOTTA WAKE UP AND BE SOMEONE

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I enjoy being alone. Outside of time with my partner and the occasional interaction¬†with a friend or family member, I am always alone, in my own thoughts and quiet. I live alone and take in the silence while I work on the blog or do my homework. I read¬†The New Yorker or write out my…

HOW I KEEP MY SMILE BRIGHT + GIVEAWAY TIME!

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(hint: it’s not milkshakes.) Essentially, I grew up living at the dentist. Ever since fourth grade on, I was just always there. I was bullied by a lot of girls in elementary and middle school, and one incident left me with half of my front tooth left. I’ve felt very fortunate to have never felt…