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The Dish: The 5 Best New York Brunch Spots

I’ve lived in NYC for a decade and I’ve tried SO many different restaurants in this plentiful city, and there are much more on my list! I don’t necessarily consider myself a foodie, but I do love good food with a good atmosphere, accompanied with good people.  Below are my… Read more >

The Review: Eat Pretty: Nutrition for Beauty Inside and Out

Jolene Hart’s book, Eat Pretty: Nutrition for Beauty Inside and Out should be a staple on everybody’s shelf. It should actually be a mandatory read in schools, but I’ll get into a rant about which books should be mandatory reads in schools in another potential blog post, some other time.  I’d consider myself… Read more >

The Experience: How Julien Farel Salon Saved My Hair

Fun fact: I used to work at a high-end hair salon while I was in college. I was a receptionist and got to do makeup for some high profile celebrities and professionals at just 18 years old. I befriended the creme de la creme stylists and I was always so grateful… Read more >


Hi there! Thanks so much for visiting my site. I’m Donna Kim and I created this site for you to get an inner glimpse of what inspires me daily. I’m originally from San Francisco, California and moved to New York and haven’t looked back! I’ve experienced a lot here and I’m excited to share my insight into love, tips on looking and feeling your best, and of course, what makes my life feel full and beautiful. Eternally grateful for your support and I encourage you to check back as often as you can to learn more. Love and light, Donna


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