Category: Thoughts and Things

Self Care: Weekly Recap

I want to preface this with the idea that SELF CARE IS NOT FACE MASKS AND BEAUTY PRODUCTS. There is so much more to it than that. Yes, self care can encompass a beauty routine, but that is not what its about at all. 

Book Club: Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan

If you are like me, you need some good reads every once in awhile. On my days off, there is really little that I love more than to relax outside with a good book. Vacation season is coming up and this is a MUST PACK for travel reading. I have so many wonderful things to say about Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan . It is not only incredibly well written, it is a medical miracle that the author was even able to tell her story.

Earth Day: How to bring the outside in

It is no surprise that I love plants both inside and outside. I decided that to celebrate earth day this year I would share a post on what I’ve learned from research and silly mistakes about keeping plants inside. I went on a huge planter buying spree and found some

Target Obsession: Universal Thread

Disclaimer: I am a Target affiliate and will receive a small commission if any purchases are made by clicking these links. I would never recommend something I didn’t 100% believe in and all the opinions I share on The Cozy Bungalow are my own. If anyone knows me personally, they

First Month as a Registered Nurse

WOW. What all can I say about nursing. Well, actually, there is a ton I could talk about. In this post I’m going to focus on a few different things: my thoughts on the NCLEX, the biggest high & low so far, how I am practicing self care while being

How to pick the best vintage or handmade rug:

With all of the things that I love about home decor, a constant obsession of mine is vintage rugs. I just love the warmth and coziness they can bring to a room. Their worn to perfection essence really shares a history that few other items can provide. I was privileged

What makes a home cozy?

So, there are some big changes ahead for me. I just graduated *HAPPY DANCE* from nursing school. See the shameless photo below, I worked really really hard for it. With the new year, there will be some major life changes to accompany my new career. I’ll be  relocating to a

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