It’s that time of year again. More specifically, Saturday. September. Witness months of mulling over whether I’ll ride my bike, go for a jog, or lift a weight. Every night I say tomorrow morning and every tomorrow morning I say tonight. Ad nauseam. The result? I’m still feeling good and sexy in my body, but I’m sliding downhill faster than a speeding bullet. Okay, the … Continue reading My Journey Back to Fitness, Again.
The other day, while scrolling through Facebook, I saw a picture that a family member posted of her daughter relaxing in the passenger seat of a car, smiling at the camera. The caption read that her daughter was now officially a sophomore in high school. “Where does the time go,” her mother declared. I decided to quickly browse the comments before adding my own, and … Continue reading Don’t Tell Me I’m Pretty
Most women have been told by a man at some point in their lives that they should smile more, but what about being told you smile too much? Continue reading You Smile Too Much
April showers bring May flowers and lightweight fabrics that flutter in the wind, a bit more skin, and buttons– I seem to be having a thing for large buttons. You’ll see what I mean. Are you ready for Instagram Fashion: May? This was a tough month. I started strong and gathered far too many beauties for my own good, so narrowing down or categorizing has … Continue reading Instagram Fashion: May
Go big or go home. You’ve heard it before, but let’s just let that go for a moment. I want you to go outside and go small. What in the green gables am I talking about? Nature porn! Nature porn has made it to video folks, and I’m so excited. Today I’ll be sharing some visual reasons for why you should go small, think small, … Continue reading Nature in Detail, or Nature Porn 2
I’ve gone ahead and seen my dermatologist. My skin now tastes of medicine, but that’s okay– bring on the medicine. My dermatologist laughed when she looked at my record and pointed out that I’ve got a habit of scheduling an appointment exactly every 3 years. The past 3 months has seen my skin spiraling down a pit of despair, and I wasn’t having it. My skin is one … Continue reading Women and Beauty: Part Two
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.
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
Have you ever sat by while someone destroyed a perfectly good story? Continue reading The Subtle Art of Just Telling the Story
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