Feeling appreciated is a unique, yet fleeting emotion. It is easy to give and receive, but knowing how to show appreciation in the right way is tough. But it can improve your mood, strength relationships and build trust. We've all felt under-appreciated at some point in our life. A lot of time . . .
Today I'm handing the blog over to my good friend Cristina. She is new mama to a totally handsome little man named Bowie and takes an ultra cool, modern approach to motherhood over at Love Child. For new moms, balancing the needs of friends and babies can be difficult and disappointing. The same . . .
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 lacked a proper acai bowl cafe. These cold, tasty and always satisfying bowls consist of healthy blends of fruits, veggies, various mix-ins, toppings and the essential: Acai. "Acai berries contain antioxidants, fiber and heart-healthy fats. They may have more . . .
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 . . .