15 Beautiful Minimalist Holiday Decor Ideas

Remember when we used to celebrate doing the most? These days I’m all about doing the least – okay fine, the bare freaking minimum. Time isn’t a luxury for me this time of year, but I still want to celebrate the season in style. I’m taking a page out of some of my favorite home bloggers and styling this holiday season minimally. It could be…

Why Making Friends As An Adult Is So Hard

Whether you’ve moved to a new city or simply outgrown the one crowd you’re in, at one point or another you somehow realize that it’s really freaking hard to make friends. Think about it: when you were a kid, you made friends geographically. But what happens when you become an adult and your friends aren’t in the same proximity or you don’t share the same interests?

8 Beauty Staples I’ll Only Buy From Amazon

We’ve already been over my Amazon obsession and while it’s probably something I should be ashamed of, luckily many of you admitted to doing the same, so this is officially a safe space. I love reading lists of what people picked up and loved from Amazon and when I asked you guys for your go-to beauty products man did you deliver. Here is a list…

Before And After: Our Risky Exterior Paint Project

This post was created in partnership with The Home Depot. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Simply Sabrina’s doors open. When we first purchased our home nearly 5 years ago, it was coated in a terrible medicinal-pink color. We were a younger couple who saw good bones in a small home that was the…

I Swear By This One Rule For Guilt-Free Shopping

Retail therapy is a real thing. The idea that ‘new’ is always better isn’t just a line out of How I Met Your Mother – it’s actually proven. I polled over 300 people and 80% said that they thought retail therapy was effective – even if just in the short-term. So how do we combat the need for something new with the sensibility of being prudent? Here’s my golden rule for shopping…

How To Spice Up Your Love Life This Season

When you think winter, your mind doesn’t immediately correlate that to feeling steamy (or does it?!) It’s cold outside, you are wearing more layers, you want to brave the less so ordering in and watching a Harry Potter marathon in your flannel pajamas seems like the least objectionable option for date night. I get it, because what I just described was my last Friday night. But winter doesn’t have to bury your love life with icicles, here are 6 ways to find the heat this winter…

7 Surefire Ways To Boost Intimacy In Your Relationship

If you’ve been in a long-term relationship it’s common for couples to retreat into a pattern of distance and disconnection. Wanna know what goes first? Intimacy. The reason is simple, as time goes on, life responsibilities take priority. You are more concerned about your career, your kids and yourself to worry about someone who pledged their life to be by yourself. And while it’s true that your partner may not be going anywhere,  you can be a much better wife, husband, parent or general human being when you are in a happy home where you feel connected and supported.  For that, you need intimacy.

I know what you are thinking and no… it’s more than that. True intimacy is the sense of fully knowing another person loving them as they truly are. It’s a deep honesty that requires you to be your most vulnerable self and connect with your partner both in and out of bed. Intimacy is a way to deepen your bond with your partner, and emotional intimacy can be the key to that. Here are 7 ways to boost intimacy in your relationship…

Hi, I’m Sabrina Nooruddin Molu, the charming and witty voice behind Simply Sabrina. In a city of transplants, I’m a born & bred Atlantan with a love of storytelling and an obsession with boba tea. Welcome, I hope you stay a while.