Amsterdam in December

Amsterdam Things to Do

Oh Amsterdam, where do I even begin? Your canal-lined streets, smiling and insanely tall dutch residents, and highly assertive bikers can’t be beat. I’ve never visited a place for the first time while simultaneously feeling right at home. While there are some touristy things to do in Amsterdam, most things on the list are things that locals enjoy everyday. Here are my top 10 recommendations …

Anthropologie Gifts Under $30

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Tis the season to deck those halls, wrap those gifts, and sip marshmallow laden hot chocolate. Though presents are not the true reason for the season, we admit that they are fun to give and receive! If you’re still stumped on what to get your bestie, mom, sister, or co-worker we’ve curated a list of 10 items that are $30 or under at our favorite …

The Battle of Social Media

Battle of Social Media - Topaz and Sapphire

Recently, Australian Instagram celebrity Essena O’Neill decided she is quitting social media. She confesses via YouTube that social media is “not real life” and she feels that her “happiness” was only derived by the number of likes and followers she saw on Instagram. Although it appears that she lives a glamorous and dreamy lifestyle, she claims that her life was only staged to look that way. On the …

Pinterest Recipe Roundup

Pinterest Recipes by Topaz and Sapphire

There are thousands of recipes on Pinterest. Some are good, some are okay, and some are just downright bad. Here’s our curated list of a few tried and true recipes we’ve made from Pinterest that have satisfied our appetites.

How To Get Out of a Career Rut

Topaz and Sapphire Career Rut

Going through a career rut? Been there, done that. I know what it’s like and how frustrating it can be. I’m sure I’ll experience many more throughout my professional career, but here are five tips that have helped me through the ones I’ve experienced thus far.