So the other night, I happened to be at a restaurant with a fairly new acquaintance. I chose the only vegetarian appetizer on the menu- artichoke hearts. It’s only recently, within the last year, that I tried artichoke for the first time outside of a dip. I was at a friend’s dinner party; they were soaking in an oil and herb brine and melted on … Continue reading Well, That Was Embarrassing.
I thought today that I might give you a behind the scenes look at how I craft my brand. First, let me say that marketing is something I’ve loved for a long time. I spent three years in high school studying marketing in a program called DECA . I never reached my potential because I was lazy and complacent. Otherwise, I loved the subject and … Continue reading A Behind the Scenes Look: Marketing
The plain white tee shirt is a must-have basic for every woman’s closet. Here are some ways to keep it fresh and working hard for you. Continue reading Outfit Post: Styling a Plain White Tee
My junk drawers are alive. They must be. There’s no other explanation for the number of junk drawers in my house save that they’re copulating in the night and increasing in number. I certainly had no direct control over the situation, I mean, I didn’t set out to live in a home with, let’s just say, a lot of junk drawers. Take a moment to … Continue reading The Junk Drawers Are Alive
Have you ever sat by while someone destroyed a perfectly good story? Continue reading The Subtle Art of Just Telling the Story
It’s done. A month has past since me and my homies took a road trip to the west coast- Florida’s west coast. Our destination was Sarasota, Florida. I expected to have lots of laughs and eyefuls of beautiful plants at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. That happened. I expected to create a killer travel video and debut it approximately 1 to 2 weeks after the trip. … Continue reading I Deserve a Sweet Bottle of Wine.
I woke up this morning to subtle rain, not the sort that wakes you in the beautiful way an early morning downpour would. It’s a soft rain, not noticeable until I walk over to the window and pull it open. Rain is running over the round bodies of mangoes hanging low on branches, tapping at blades of grass, glistening on the pavement. The birds twitter … Continue reading Rain and My Cluttered Brain
Women and Beauty: Part One Did you know that I’m a cartographer now? Oh yeah, I’ve been studying and mapping the lines on my face. My laugh lines and future crows feet are worrying me. And by the way, is there a more technical term that I can use in place of crow’s feet because there’s not too much more that can make a person … Continue reading Women and Beauty: Part One
Wanting to try your hand at Instagram Live, but the nerves are kicking in? Here share my experience so far and offer some practical steps to help you get more comfortable behind that camera. Continue reading Try Something New: Instagram Live
I planned on going for a long, intense walk and then sitting down to write. The writing came sooner than expected. I was walking along a somewhat beaten path when I looked over and saw a patch of earth covered over in fallen leaves, above it a canopy of trees. My issue was that in order to get to it, I’d have to step through … Continue reading A Girl and a Raccoon Meet In the Woods