New year, same fabulous me

Do you find yourself searching for a reset button? Perhaps you use New Year’s resolutions as a way to commit to being a better you, but quickly realize in 364 days as you’re counting down the final seconds of the year that you have fallen short? I know I do. For example, every January, I…

4 Easy Tricks to Get You Motivated for the Gym

Discipline. It sure is tough to stick to. Especially if your life is jam-packed. During the last six months, it has been unbelievably difficult motivating myself to get to the gym. I would find every excuse in the book not to go, until I woke up a week ago and realized, “Oh wow, my wedding…

DONUT Mess with Brides-To-Be

Do you ever feel like going into a donut shop, buying a dozen and just eating them in one sitting? Yeah, me neither. However, starting off my day with a delicious donut from “brewnuts” in Cleveland – they infused their dough with beer, hence the name – sounded like a great idea. This week’s #WeddingWednesday…

I Won’t Cry: My Mascara is Too Expensive

Literally. Now, I would be lying if I said I indulge in luxury brands when it comes to my face. I actually prefer to poison my facial skin with your everyday brands found at your local CVS – I am a broke college kid after all. However, there are two times in the year where…

8 Things I Learned about China in 8 Days

With every ethnicity comes a stereotype that leads back to its native land and culture. And with every native land come stories of great perks to tourists, specifically American ones. So, you bet your horses I was ready to shop till I dropped, eat funky foods and come home tanner than ever. However, some things…

Welcome to Karolina’s State of Mind

The neon girl. The pageant girl. The immigrant. The volunteer. The girl who takes on way too much. These are amongst the few labels I carry with me everywhere I go. Quite frankly, it’s a little tough to escape some of these labels once you’ve built your brand, shared too much on social media about…