who: jenna boron

what: a life & personal style blog

where: pittsburgh, pennsylvania

6 Financial Tips I Wish I Listened To In College

The four years that I spent at Penn State were TRULY the glory days. My overall college experience and the relationships that I formed were nothing short of amazing. However, they don’t really warn you about financial responsibility. Needless to say, it all worked out! But if I could have given my 19 year old wild self 6 financial tips to actually listen to, these would be it:

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Bardot Tops Live On

It looks as though the off the shoulder trend is sticking around to see another season. While I have sort of shied away from straight-across off the shoulder styles, I do love so many things about this particular bardot crop top. The plunging v-neck, puffed sleeves, and wrap closure all make for the perfect date night, happy hour, or hot summer night look.

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Stock Up On Colleen Rothschild

Skin is tricky. As Colleen Rothschild puts it, your skin type is largely genetic but the condition of it can change frequently due to an array of factors (i.e. environmental, hormonal, etc). The Colleen Rothschild line makes it easy for us to tweak our regimen by carrying products that serve our skin’s needs at different times in our lives. Anything that is easy, we humans love!

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Drinking Activated Charcoal: My Experience, Benefits, & Other Important Things to Know

If you’re reading this, you probably found yourself here for one of the following two reasons: 1. You’re wondering why someone (a.k.a. me) would ever willingly INGEST charcoal. 2. You’re crazy like me and are open to trying anything beauty and wellness-related. First off, it’s really not as insane as you’re probably thinking. Drinking activated charcoal is safe (for most people) and has been a “thing” for a while now.

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Spring Linen Jumpsuit + Finding Inspiration

Call me cheesy but I love Spring because it is somewhat of an all-around reset. You know that moment when winter breaks and you catch a 60+ degree sunny day? I don’t know about you guys but my mood, energy levels, happiness, and motivation are all positively impacted.  Basically every department in my life gets a little boost. I’ve been feeling very inspired lately and I’d love to share some helpful tips and resources for getting your mojo back if winter sucked the life out of you!

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Banana Cinnamon Vanilla Collagen Whey Smoothie

As many of you probably already know, I’m a big fan of Vital Proteins products. Remember my post: Why I’m Drinking Collagen? Two years later, collagen is STILL where it’s at.  If you missed my posts or YouTube video on collagen, I’ll fill you in now… Collagen is great for hair, skin, nails, joints, ligaments, and tendons. I personally like to put my collagen peptides into hot coffee or oatmeal, but the options are pretty much endless since they’re flavorless.

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How To Balance Work, A Side Hustle, & Life

I came across an interesting article on HuffPost the other day, ‘6 Things People Who Side Hustle Do Differently Than You’. In an old blog post, I talked about how so many of us have side hustles these days. A so-called side hustle can really be so many things. It can be freelance work, tutoring, a bartending gig, running a blog or an Etsy shop, selling on Ebay, carrying a part time job, volunteer work… the list goes on. Aside from what some people may say, millennials are totally killing it these days. Whether we do it to fulfill a creative passion or to some make extra money, supposedly 1 in 2 millennials have a side hustle.

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Go-To Chopped Veggie Salad

Planning is the key to success in my opinion and that statement definitely proves to be true when it comes to healthy eating. If I know I’m going to have a busy week, I try my best to put things in the fridge that I’ll actually enjoy eating Monday through Friday. For lunch, I’ve been having this raw chopped veggie salad. SO GOOD you guys. It’s really easy to make and helps me to get my vegetables in for the day.

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How To Make Money on Poshmark

I’m jumping on here tonight to tell you guys how I list and sell new AND used items from my closet on Poshmark. To put it in perspective, I’ve been actively selling on the platform for probably 2 years now and have made few thousands in sales. And that is with very minimal effort! For someone who has an ever-changing wardrobe such as mine, Poshmark is a no-brainer to fund your next purchase guilt-free.

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