Weekend Reads
Lifestyle

Weekend Reads

Tamara reached out on Instagram and let me know that the #amazonnightgown dress I featured earlier this week was a direct copy of a 2016 dress made by the Australian brand Spell. She was right, and it is something I learned about an hour after the post went live when…

View Post
Long Weekend in Philadelphia with The Windsor Suites
Lifestyle

Long Weekend in Philadelphia with The Windsor Suites

At the beginning of the year, Karl and I made sure to keep the month of July empty in case we were to go on a vacation. We hadn’t taken a proper summer vacation since our cross-country road trip a couple of years ago and were itching to travel. However,…

View Post
Weekend Reads
Lifestyle

Weekend Reads

I am writing this from Naples, Florida where I am with the intimates brand Soma. They are celebrating their 15th anniversary and invited 14 influencers to join them. I am super honored to be here. Before coming, I looked at the guest list and it seemed as though everyone had…

View Post
Weekend Reads
Lifestyle

Weekend Reads

I’m so sad to hear of the passing of Toni Morrison. I first experienced her work in college; a class syllabus included “The Bluest Eye” and I was changed. That summer, I read “Song of Solomon,” “Beloved,” “Sula,” and “Jazz.”  Because of Toni Morrison, as an English Lit major, I…

View Post
July Recap and Charity Contribution Recipient
The Business of Blogging

July Recap and Charity Contribution Recipient

Per my blog post about taking a summer vacation from blogging, I promised to share how much I made in the month of July and would donate $100 for every $1,000 made. Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Results If you follow a few bloggers, you may realize the month of July is…

View Post
Weekend Reads
Lifestyle

Weekend Reads

It’s been proven that criticism can stay with you far longer than ten times as many compliments. In the profession of blogging, I experience this daily. I can get so many supportive comments but will latch onto the one that is critical. I catch myself writing, expecting those criticisms on…

View Post
Weekend Reads
Lifestyle

Weekend Reads

I am currently on travel and wrote this over a week ago so if the content is dated and the world has drastically changed and what I’m sharing is no longer relevant I’m sorry and I’m not surprised.  Woah, things have been crazy in our country and the world as…

View Post
Festing Like a Boss
Lifestyle

Festing Like a Boss

They say your brain remembers memories better when you’re not taking a photo, but I think standing behind the camera helped to fuse this image into my brain. Karl, blue bandana tied at his neck, sitting in a chair with his foot up, a glass of bourbon in his hand,…

View Post