A little Slice of Heaven If we’re friends on Instagram (I sure hope we are) you know that I spent spring break in paradise. Well, it was really a resort in Mexico but it might as well have been a little slice of heaven. I’ve been to the Caribbean a few times and I know
Are you one of the lucky ones? Dear young person, I want to share something about how lucky you are to be a young, shiny new penny in a world with so much to offer but I can’t, because I don’t believe in luck. Apparently I’m in good company because even Oprah Winfrey and I
My Full Circle Moment With Pandora Jewelry and a Holiday Gift Guide This is a sponsored post If you have been following along with me on Instagram you probably saw my big reveal. Last week I was so excited because the big secret I had been keeping could finally be shared with all of you.
Last week I got to do something that I never dreamed I would. Sure I did actually dream about it and I even blogged about it last year but I never actually thought I’d experience it. Oprah’s Favorite Things was one of those events you watched from your comfy couch with mixed emotions. You were
Last year I wrote about my Year of No. I talked about the time in my life where as a single mother, graduate student and social butterfly I was having a tough time balancing it all. I put the breaks on and slowed down my schedule so that FOMO (fear of missing out) wasn’t directing
How to Pack Like A Pro for Vacation I have a confession to make. I am a horrible packer. Wait, horrible might be an overstatement, but I am certainly no expert. I have packing fails all the time which might actually surprise some people. I can certainly plan a great outfit for whatever events I
As someone who lives her life with a lot of structure, being open and spontaneous doesn’t always come easy. I’ve mentioned my schedule, planning and my obsession for list making in several other posts (you can read the Why My Planner is Life post here) and I write about it in my book as well.
This week as I spent the morning prepping for some family who were coming for a long weekend visit, it dawned on me that it might be interesting to write a post about it. I’m always curious about the thought that goes into how other people prepare for certain events and I know many of my readers are
A few weeks ago I watched an interview with the uber talented actress Viola Davis. She was talking about winning the most coveted award for someone in her field-the Oscar, and while she had just achieved this amazing feat (and had a trail of other accolades as well including Emmy’s and Golden Globes) she mentioned that
Before I begin this blog post I have to share some exciting news with you! I just became one of the 50 Influencers selected by O, The Oprah Magazine to become part of their inner circle. I am so excited about this journey and can’t wait to share it with you! Remember to subscribe to