Tonya’s Wish List- A Holiday Gift Guide

I didn’t think I was ready to put out a holiday gift guide. I hadn’t done enough research yet on what’s trending. I’m in the trenches of querying my novel (if you’re a writer you know how arduous a task this is) and as a bit of a distraction, I’ve started the next one. I […]

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My Top Three Fall Book Reads

This time of year is my favorite for many reasons. It’s a time when my schedule starts to become more structured and my activities tend to be more scheduled. When I do have down time I love engaging in activities that give me a little escape from all that structure too. And curling up on […]

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Fall Staples with Appleseed’s

Today I’m partnering with Appleseed’s– one of my go-to’s for classic, affordable staple items. If you’ve been around a while you know I took a short break from the blog to focus on a big project that I’ve been working on. I’m ecstatic to report that I have finished the toughest part of it and […]

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4 Easy Ways To Design Your Home

If you’re a blog subscriber you probably know that I’ve been a little MIA lately. It’s been forever since I’ve written a blog post but if you read my last post How To Write That Book you may have guessed that I’m working on one. I’m more than halfway through the first draft. About 45,000 […]

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4 Tips to Help You Write That Book

Believe it or not, I’ve never written a post about writing. I’ve spoken about reading, and about the act of writing, but I haven’t really shared any tips on the subject. Perhaps this stems from the fact that I’m certainly not an expert. But many of the topics here don’t come from expertise but rather […]

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Spring Cleaning-Closet Tips

Over the last 6 years or so we’ve moved, bought, sold, rented, and bought again because of the nature of my husband’s job and the desire to fully figure out a city before we decide where to make things permanent. I love our current house and hope to enjoy making memories in it for years […]

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Sporty Chic with Appleseed’s

This is the final part of my Essential Spring Pieces with Appleseed’s collaboration. This is a sponsored post but as usual, all opinions are my own. If you caught my last two posts you saw that I styled the Classic Wool Blazer in navy with a buttercup tee and midi skirt for a cute, flirty, […]

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Casual Chic With Appleseed’s

This is part two of my Essential Spring Pieces With Appleseed’s collaboration. This is a sponsored post but as usual, all opinions are my own. If you caught my last post you saw that I styled the Classic Wool Blazer in navy with a buttercup tee and midi skirt for a cute dressy chic look. […]

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Essential Spring Pieces With Appleseed’s

This post is part one of a three-part sponsored collaboration with Appleseed’s. I absolutely love these styling posts and I hope you enjoy them too. One of my closet staples is always a good blazer. In fact, if you caught my closet share in my Instagram stories you know I have a whole rack of […]

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Six Self-Love Solo Date Ideas

I didn’t get an early Valentine’s Day post out last week because I’ve been working on a project that’s been pretty time-consuming, but I wanted to write about something self-love-related anyway and it’s never too late to do that. One of my self-love tips is always related to enjoying our own company or getting to […]

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