What’s In a Name?

Keira Lennox, style and beauty blogger, Lifestyle Blogger

Can you believe this blog is five years old? Me neither.

You may notice the URL is different. If you didn’t, no worries; that means I did something right with the domain switch and the old links are transferring without a hitch. In which case, hurrah!!

After many moons of writing under A Pretty Penny, it feels like the right time for a change.

When I started the blog in 2010, the name made perfect sense; I wrote about thrifting, making my own accessories, and creating cute outfits on very limited resources. Now that I’m older and in a different place in my life, it feels a little inauthentic to tell you about my favorite $60 t-shirt or Charlotte Tilbury bronzer using that same blog identity. In some ways I’ve outgrown A Pretty Penny, and that’s okay!

Rather than throw in the towel or start a new blog — there’s so much good stuff in the archives — I changed the URL. It’s a minor adjustment in the grand scheme of things, but it feels like the start of a fresh new chapter.

To keep things simple, the new URL is just my name. Now all my social media channels are cohesive: you can find me on Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Pinterest as ‘keiralennox’.

And for those of you who thought my name was Penny for all these years, it’s nice to meet you! I’m Keira. ;)

About Keira Lennox

I'm a small town girl from the sunshine state with an affinity for bookstores, beauty counters and unfussy style. I spend my days running my flower shop, and my nights blogging about what I love and what I wear. (Or watching Netflix and drinking wine.)

32 thoughts on “What’s In a Name?

  1. Hi Pretty! As you know, I’ve been a loyal follower for five years. You and your lovely blog get better and better every year. You are such a doll. Looking forward to following your next chapter. xo, Crissa

  2. Wao..five years??Thats awesome. Congrats. I just started following and I think you have a great energy to you. Hope to get to know you more. Check out my blog!

  3. Yours was one of the first blogs I ever started following when I started up my own. We definitely don’t stay the same..we do grow and change and maybe our blogs should too :p
    I did think Penny was your name for all this time – but it’s lovely to meet you Keira!

    xx Zoya (may or may not be my real name :p)

  4. Hi Keira,want you to know that I love & enjoy your blog so much.I have learned about skin care ,fashion and etc. You just go girl and grow !!

  5. Congrats Kiera on 5 years. Such a cute post and honest conffesion, I started reading your blog from 10 months or so and the labels you use hardly fits in pretty penny and now I can relate more , love ur quick crisp ootd’s so much.~Love from India 😍😘

  6. I like it! Your new post still showed up under A Pretty Penny on my Bloglovin’, but when I clicked the link, it says “your connection is not private” and has the https crossed out in red (using Google Chrome). It still works fine for me, but I just wanted to let you know!

  7. Great change! I’ve been contemplating changing my name as well as I’ve outgrown my original name and im starting new ventures that wouldn’t make sense with this name! If only my real name wasn’t so common!

  8. Very cute post! A Pretty Penny is a cute and catchy name, but Keira Lennox sounds sophisticated now that you are 5 years old–wait that doesn’t sound right! in blog years that is!

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