I officially hit the third trimester as of Sunday! I’m blown away at how quickly the second trimester flew by because the first trimester was very slow. Only 2.5 months to go! If you recall, my first trimester was breezy but towards the second half and end of the second trimester, I started to feel many pregnancy symptoms. This trimester, Dan and I really sat down to look at our new future and made some family goals. Week 14: I purchased a pregnancy pillow in the first trimester and it didn’t affect my sleep but since my belly started to grow, I feel like it supported me in getting the best sleep! For those interested, I purchased this pregnancy pillow…

I fell into the linen craze this summer and purchased 5 linen dresses. What I love about linen clothes is two things: It keeps you insanely cool in the summer heat because the natural fibre is known to be very breathable. When I went to Japan in the spring where the temperature was starting to heat up, I noticed a lot of locals wearing linen and now I understand why. It’s also very chic and an easy way to step up your fashion game and look rich. Unfortunately, my linen dresses came out extremely wrinkly from the dryer and when I put one on, I felt instantly embarrassed and knew there was no way to leave the house wearing a…

Keratosis pilaris (KP) is caused by the buildup of keratin — a hard protein that protects the skin from harmful substances and infection. The keratin blocks the opening of hair follicles, causing patches of rough, bumpy skin (Mayo Clinic). It’s also known as “chicken skin”. I first noticed I had keratosis pilaris in 6th grade when my peers started to ask what was happening on my upper arms – leave it to the kids to point out something, right? I then started to notice when my parents would point my keratosis pilaris out as well. Fun fact: I inherited KP from my mom; she had it when she was younger and it disappeared when she entered her twenties.  The good…