January in Review
Fashion Advice

January in Review

At the beginning of each month, I share a recap of the previous month. I donate a portion of each month’s profits to a charity; since you are the reason I can make the donation I ask for your vote a week in advance and share the results in this…

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Weekend Reads
Lifestyle

Weekend Reads

Last Friday I was at cabi’s conference The Scoop.  I had felt under the weather all week, got my period early and with serious intensity, was in a different time zone, and just feeling off.  I showed up to the San Diego Convention Center feeling a bit clammy.  I wore…

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This is 45
Lifestyle

This is 45

Yesterday was my 45th birthday. I don’t like making a big deal about my birthdays. I’ve never been one to believe in a “birthday month” or even “birthday week.” I have my birthday hidden on Facebook so I don’t end up having the girl I met from summer camp in…

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Weekend Reads
Lifestyle

Weekend Reads

I’m writing this Thursday night from a hotel room in San Diego, California. I am here for cabi’s twice-yearly conference, The Scoop. This is my fourth time attending a Scoop, but this time is different as I am one of the faces of cabi this season! Outside the San Diego…

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Renting an Airbnb at Lake Anna, Virginia
Travel

Renting an Airbnb at Lake Anna, Virginia

I love to travel, and I am the one who books our family’s travel. When I travel for work, I prefer a stipend over travel being booked for me so I can get what I want at the price I know I can find. I love staying in a good…

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Weekend Reads
Lifestyle

Weekend Reads

This coming week will be a bit lighter than usual with content. I’m leaving on a jet plane bright and early Monday morning for California and won’t be back until… I don’t know whether to call is Saturday night or Sunday morning. It’s early AF or late AF depending on…

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Weekend Reads
Lifestyle

Weekend Reads

Since the Australian bushfires fires started in September, over 14 million acres of land have burned. That’s more than the Amazon and California fires combined. It’s been estimated that half a billion animals have been killed just in New South Wales, and many thousands more are injured and homeless. Thousands…

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Smarter not Harder
Lifestyle

Smarter not Harder

I didn’t quit my job to blog full-time so I could become a millionaire. I did it to get my life back. My husband and I had a child at the beginning of 2009. Between the two of us, I had the job with a better salary and better benefits…

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