Feeling appreciated is a unique emotion that can be greatly influenced by a number of external factors and is unfortunately a rather fleeting emotion. It is easy to give and receive, but often overshadowed. Yet, if you can shift your mindset to put this at the forefront of your thoughts and begin . . .
When I first met Kelly, I couldn't help but feel instantly energized. It was a business meeting, but I all I kept thinking was dang... I just want to hang out with this chick, she's awesome! Her energy and kindness is totally contagious. Kelly Krause is the conference programming manager at SXSW, an . . .
No beauty series would be complete without some discussion about hair. I'm ALL about simple hair care - as a former tomboy and avid-user of hair ties, appreciating the art of an effortless set of locks. So who better than to turn to than Martha Lynn Kale - busy momma of two, blogger and owner of . . .
Brows are back baby! (can we give a good amount of credit to Cara D. and her killer brows?) And I believe the trend is here to stay. Eyebrows have had quite a history. No beauty trend has made me more happy than the return of the brow. I never thought twice about my brows, but once I discovered the . . .
When I connected with Feel Beauty (or just FEEL) on Instagram I was of course a bit skeptical. A lot of brands will reach out to me offering to send me product in exchange for a post or gram. 80% of the time I turn them down. Sure, free stuff is great, but the minimalist in me just can’t justify it . . .
I talk frequently about how life-changing it can be when you begin truly living your life with intention. When you speak up and are really honest with yourself about the way you want your life to look. It's important to check in with ourselves from time to time, that's what first prompted me to . . .
Before Blenders & Bowls, Austin had never really heard of an acai bowl. These cold, tasty and always satisfying bowls consistent of healthy combinations of fruits, veggies, various mix-ins, toppings and of course: Acai. "Acai berries contain antioxidants, fiber and heart-healthy fats. They . . .
As I filled out my Capsule Wardrobe Planner for my Fall wardrobe, I realized I needed a little, a lot of help doing some shopping to fill in a few gaps and replace a few key pieces. I've never seen or understood the need for a personal stylist, but since minimizing my closet so much and completely . . .
When I first heard about Slumlove Sweater Company, I was immediately impressed by founder Ava Darnell’s fearlessness when it came to starting a company in the ultra-competitive fashion industry. But fortune favors the bold. Through a mutual friend I was able to meet Ava and learn more about her . . .
When I met Jennifer for coffee a few weeks ago, I just knew we'd be fast friends. A relatively new Austinite, the designer and founder of MAJA BOND (pronounced, May-AH), has hit the ground running with no signs of slowing down. I was drawn in by her kind spirit and the enthusiastic passion for has . . .