Truth be told–my bucket list scares me. And that's exactly why I made it. One day I was sitting with my mind racing. Obsessing about my age, career, big life decisions, unmet goals, desires...you get the picture. The stuff we all worry about, but for someone with OCD: I obsess over the worry . . .
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, strengthen relationships and build trust. We've all felt under-appreciated at some point in our life. A lot of . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Today is the first day of my TAKE CARE Challenge and I couldn't be more excited! A whole month dedicated to the practice of daily self-care. I've put a lot of time, energy and passion into putting this month-long series together for you guys and I can't wait to share everything I've been working on. . . .