One of my favorite things about turning over a new year is the chance to buy a fresh new planner. I know everyone organizes their lives in their smartphones and Google calendars these days, but I will always be old-school in this department and prefer a paper planner that I can toss in my tote
I like big totes and I cannot lie. The problem with carrying a giant handbag — and thinking you need to haul everything but the kitchen sink on your shoulder every day — is it’s nearly impossibly to keep all of your stuff from falling into a sad, messy pile at the bottom of your
Despite my frustration with Instagram’s ever-changing algorithms — I have to search for my favorite feeds because they rarely pop up on my home screen these days — I just can’t quit it. One of my favorite things about the app is the abundance of great style inspiration. I follow lots of different fashion-related accounts,
I’m filing this one under “Possibly Useless Posts” because it seems kind of silly to share, but you just never know when a simple beauty hack could be your Oprah “ah-ha!” moment. So here we go! Benefit Hoola is one of my favorite everyday bronzers, and one of my top picks for light complexions. It’s a
10 Beauty Cheats Every Girl Should Know is one of the all-time most popular posts on my blog. I love that I’m not the only one who appreciates a good beauty hack! It’s been four years since I wrote that post (!!) and I’ve learned a lot of good tricks since then. Here are 10 more of
I shared some helpful habits for non-morning people back in 2015, and my quest to conquer the start of the day is still a work-in-progress. Truth be told: I’m a mess in the morning. I love to squeeze in as much sleep as I can manage — every minute counts! — before I absolutely have to throw
I have good and bad news.
The bad: there’s no miracle eye cream that can eliminate dark circles.
The good: I have 6 easy tricks to minimize them and make your tired eyes look fresh as a daisy.
For the first several years of my style blog, my husband took all my photos. We worked together in our flower shop, in a downtown historic district with lots of great places to shoot, so it was easy to pop out for 5-10 minutes each day to snap photos of my outfits with our Canon Rebel DSLR camera. I imported all
As much as I’d love to be the kind of modern woman who can organize her entire life in her iPhone, I just can’t do it. I like my organization old-school: a classic day planner is my lifeline to my schedule, to-do lists, notes, and overall sanity. If I don’t physically write things down, they’re good as forgotten,