The Ultimate Lineup of All of What I Put On My Face: The Major Players

It’s no secret that there are unspoken superlatives that we sometimes associate with people. Kate Somerville sent me their EradiKate skincare system not too long ago, and ever since then, my actual life has been changed. That sounds really dramatic but I’m not kidding, I have never had so much fun doing my makeup in the morning, and I have also never been the ~girl … Continue reading The Ultimate Lineup of All of What I Put On My Face: The Major Players

I’m Listening to the Glossier Mixtapes on Repeat and Here’s Why You Should, Too

Glossier has honestly become it’s own entity/being (berets off to you, Mademoiselle Emily Weiss, you’re my hero) and now with a bangin’ showroom on Lafayette, a store on the West Coast, a cult following, and a dreamy social media presence, it’s become it’s own lifestyle, too. Am I mad about it? Not a single bit, I tell ya! I’ve been to the Glossier headquarters twice: … Continue reading I’m Listening to the Glossier Mixtapes on Repeat and Here’s Why You Should, Too

A Comprehensive List of All the Small Jewelry Businesses That Are On My Christmas List (Under $100!)

So here’s the deal: I only started wearing gold jewelry because I saw a gold nose ring on Zoe Kravitz and ~had~ to get one, and I’m not one to mix metals. Flash forward, I have a full blown obsession with everything dainty and gold and I can’t get enough. After falling down the rabbit hole that is the Instagram explore page, I have racked … Continue reading A Comprehensive List of All the Small Jewelry Businesses That Are On My Christmas List (Under $100!)

Body & Self Image | A Real Girl’s Experience feat. Other Real Girls, Too

When I was in the fourth grade, my teacher was handing out softball fliers; tryouts were in a few weeks. I was excited and even considering trying out a sport for once (which, if you know me, would be a major deal lol), until a few girls in my class told me in a slew of unkind words that my body “wasn’t meant for sports”. … Continue reading Body & Self Image | A Real Girl’s Experience feat. Other Real Girls, Too

HAPPY THANKSGIVING | 100 Things to be Thankful For

Happy Thanksgiving, readers! This is my third holiday season with this blog, and sharing my life with you, and for THAT I am thankful. Today is a day that is commonly associated with turkey, stuffing, and football, and trust me, I’m not mad about any of those things, but I am a firm believer in taking a moment to step back and acknowledge how many … Continue reading HAPPY THANKSGIVING | 100 Things to be Thankful For

“Don’t look back, you’re not going that way.” | From the Blogger’s Desk

Readers! My lovely, amazing, loyal readers! I am so sorry for the lack of posts as of late, life has gotten totally hectic, but these changes have inspired me to dive even deeper into this epic chance that we like to call The Stella Files. I’ve just finished my second week of my freshman year of college, and I have felt every emotion on the … Continue reading “Don’t look back, you’re not going that way.” | From the Blogger’s Desk