This Month’s Picks: January 2017

By: Gabriela Yareliz The month isn’t over, but it has been an eventful month. I thought I would share about all the neat stuff I have discovered recently, and things I am using to help me as I strive to make 2017 a better year than 2016. (None of this is sponsored, I am justContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: January 2017”

Turtlenecks, Snow Globes, and Other Sources of Magic

By: Gabriela Yareliz The bridge is glittering outside. The city is falling asleep. I closed my window and watered my plants. And here is some randomness for the night. [Amal Clooney, Yahoo! News] Turtlenecks  Turtlenecks. I grew up wearing them. My whole family wore them during my childhood in Michigan. Mine came in every color andContinue reading “Turtlenecks, Snow Globes, and Other Sources of Magic”

Sunday Girl: August 14, 2016

“When you live with soul… Every thought is a prayer; Every word is a blessing; Every single day is a miracle.” Cleo By: Gabriela Yareliz It has been one of those Sundays. My hair has been piled up, on top of my head, making me look like a Teletubbie, all day. (Like Laa Laa, theContinue reading “Sunday Girl: August 14, 2016”

Monday Inspiration: July 25, 2016

*Pulls out orange autumn leaf and grins* “We have this one little life, and for a lot of it, we just blow around in the wind. But if we are lucky, and we believe that life knows what’s best for us– sometimes, we land on the right someone to talk to.” Riley Matthews (Girl MeetsContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: July 25, 2016”

Reflections Before Bedtime #51

By: Gabriela Yareliz Delilah just played “This Gift” by 98 Degrees. Nick Lachey greatness. I have realized that the more I live, the less I understand about how some things in life turn out. [Speaking of understanding, does anyone understand this album cover?] Some questions include: Why does it sound like only older white peopleContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #51”

This Month’s Picks: August 2015

Compiled by: Gabriela Yareliz Happy September! We survived August. August was personally filled with a lot of changes and constant movement for me. I am excited to know that autumn is just around the corner. I love fall. The other day, I was lounging on my mattress, and when I looked up at the window,Continue reading “This Month’s Picks: August 2015”

Reflections Before Bedtime #34

Compiled by: Gabriela Yareliz “I will thank You forever, because You have done it. I will wait for Your name, for it is good, in the presence of the godly.[…] I will give thanks to Your name, O Lord, for it is good. For He has delivered me from every time of trouble…” Remix ofContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #34”

This Month’s Picks: February 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz February took us by storm. Winter storm. Ha. What a month. I could use a month to recuperate from February, but no such thing. March madness is here! The ICC Cricket World Cup has been a blast so far (probably because my team is doing well; Go India!). This month has hadContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: February 2015”

This Month’s Picks: January 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz The first chapter of 2015 has just closed, and we turn the page. New beginnings; new challenges; new inspiration. I hope that you find a bit of hope, laughs, reflection and fun in this corner of January favorites. 1] Girl Meets World knows the New York struggle. 2] I’ve read a lot ofContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: January 2015”

Pre-Finals Week Wednesday

1] When New Yorkers walked outside today: 2] BOSS INSPIRATION (to get me through finals, along with prayer and kale): Amal Clooney 3] Fifth Harmony dropped two music videos recently. One is a cover of one of the greatest Christmas songs (ever), the other is the long-awaited “Sledgehammer.” I sing Camila’s part at the topContinue reading “Pre-Finals Week Wednesday”