one // two // three // four // five // six // seven // eight My 25th birthday is just a week away! I've rounded up some of the things that I've been eyeing for the months ahead. Whenever someone asks me what I want for my birthday, I usually can't think of anything or often tell them that I would prefer if they didn't get me gifts. This year I actually have seen these items in person and have always wanted to get them. I especially love the earrings, the gorgeous dress, sandals, and the ... View the Post
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I didn't choose the Latin life, it chose me. Let me elaborate before I tell you 10 things Latin taught me about life..... Taking Latin in college was a necessity. I was the only poor unfortunate soul in a program of my own creation - medieval studies and archaeology. Yes, I know. A far cry from my marketing studies today. Back then I thought I was going to be the next Indiana Jones. So to prepare for a lifetime of research in a field where no one spoke a dead language, my advisor ... View the Post
The Petite Bijou has been on break for over 2 months and is back in full swing. A few of my readers and Instagram followers reached out to me asking where the heck I went and why I wasn't posting as frequently anymore. And although I wish I could say "lounging somewhere in the tropics" but that wasn't the case. I was burnt out from my daily responsibilities and overworked in graduate school. In the month of January alone I had 3 group projects, redesigning and reworking my ... View the Post
I'm not going to impress you today. In fact, I'm going to talk about something that has plagued me my entire life - forming new habits. Remember my last post on being a super procrastinator? Well, what do you know? In addition to having been a procrastinator all my life, I was also a bad at habit formation. Habit Formation Starts Early I'm not quite 100% sure why I grew up like this, but I can bet it had a lot to do with stress levels at home. I grew up in a household of immigrants. I ... View the Post
Happy New Year! I can't believe how fast 2016 has gone by! It seemed like we just started 2016 only yesterday, doesn't it? Well, I'm so happy 2017 is here because THIS IS THE YEAR I plan on making my own. What about you? I have big plans: from taking The Petite Bijou to a whole new level to traveling more. I want 2017 to be the year I plan for success. I have a confession to make.... I'm a huge list planner but a HUGE procrastinator as well. I plan for success but have a hard time ... View the Post
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for full information Are you getting cash back whenever you are shopping online? If not, you should start right now! Christmas is just around the corner and that means you'll most likely be shopping for gifts for your family and friends soon. Why wait until Black Friday to save money when you can start today? I’m all about finding good deals online and that is why I started using Ebates. You can receive cash back whenever you ... View the Post