Weekend in Connecticut – Part 2

Weekend in CT- Part 2

If you missed Part 1 of my weekend in Connecticut, you can catch up here

After Friday night’s seafood and drinks with friends, I was struggling to get out the bed Saturday morning. Thankfully I had made late breakfast plans with one of my besties, so I snuggled under the cover for a couple of hours and then met up with her. After breakfast, I made my way to NoRa Cupcake. FINALLY! (more…)

Weekend in Connecticut – Part 1

Weekend in Connecticut- Part 1

This past weekend I went home to Connecticut for my summer visit. Last summer I had just started a new job and wasn’t able to take time off to go home. For this visit my brother kept asking what I wanted to do while I was home and I only had two requests: get cupcakes from NoRa Cupcake and eat lobster. And if you follow me on Snapchat or Instagram, then you know I was able accomplish both goals. (more…)

15 Essentials You Need in Your Beach Bag

15 Essentials You Need in Your Beach Bag #beach - Randomly Yaya

As the summer winds down, my travel schedule is actually revving up, so in the next couple weeks I’ll be sharing a lot of my travel tips like my favorite travel apps, my tips for a perfect plane/travel outfit (this is so real) and today: my beach bag essentials.

The beach is hands down one of my favorite places to be in the summertime or any time for that matter. My dream house would totally overlook the beach. Now that my second beach day of the summer is scheduled and my vacation flight is booked, I’m sharing my list of beach day essentials. (more…)

8 Types of Friends You Need in Your Life

8 Types of Friends You Need

Today is National Girlfriend Day. It’s a day to celebrate all the amazing women in your help you maintain your sanity in the crazy times, share your laughs during funny times and keep your secrets safe.

Friendship to me is uber-important and thankfully, I’m blessed with a few good girlfriends. All my friends are different, but each serve and hold a special place in my life. Without them I would be bored, crazy and alone. So in honor of National Girlfriends Day, here’s my list of the 8 types of friends you should have in Your Life: (more…)

Summer Bucket List

My Summer Bucket List #summer16

Is it me or has the summer flown by? It’s hard to believe the summer is halfway over. I feel like I haven’t done half the things I’ve wanted to do, but I’ve been super busy. Check out my not-so Summer Bucket List and all the things I’m hoping to accomplish by the end of September.

 1. Make Vietnamese spring rolls.

Because I’m always down to try a new recipe and these are nice and light. Perfect for the summer.

  1. Attend a Baltimore Orioles game.

I go to so many Nationals games, I figured it’s time for me to venture down the other way of the Parkway and check out the O’s. (more…)