Travel journal: Panama City Beach, Florida + a DIY keepsake

Travel journal: Panama City Beach, Florida + a DIY keepsake

Today's my birthday, and in today's post I'm reflecting back on a quick fun, trip we took last week to celebrate. Growing up in the midwest, I never thought I would be able to take a weekend road trip down to Florida (this trip was actually my first time there in 20 years). And I [...]

A mini adventure in Auburn + my new Fjallraven Kanken backpack

A mini adventure in Auburn + my new Fjallraven Kanken backpack

Tonight's post is basically a photo journal entry from today's fun, but laid-back day off. Wednesday is my Saturday, which is weird, but nice because I don't have to deal with crowds. I really love days where I have some time to explore a little bit. Now that I've been working from home, I make [...]

Mindy Kaling’s ‘Why Not Me?’ is honest and funny

  I recently finished Mindy Kaling's second book, "Why Not Me?" As a fan of the actress and television writer, I got a kick out of her first book, "Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?" I picked up her second non-fiction piece a couple months ago, and finally got around to reading it. I finished it [...]

Best dressed from the 2015 Grammy Awards red carpet

This year's Grammy red carpet had an interesting mix of styles. Here are my top looks from the award show. 1. Katy Perry Katy Perry looked gorgeously old-Hollywood in this sparkling dress, and she also debuted her new lavender hair color. 2. Taylor Swift Taylor Swift stunned on the red carpet in this mermaid-like gown, [...]

5 best looks from the Golden Globes Red Carpet

From sparkles to strange three-piece outfits and hoop skirt dresses, there were many fabulous and not-so-great looks on the Golden Globes red carpet tonight. These are my top five picks for best-dressed at tonight's Golden Globes. 1. Viola Davis in Donna Karan Atelier The beautiful Viola Davis wore my favorite look of the evening. I love [...]

eShakti offers beautiful items with ‘the perfect fit’

Looking for the right fit is often a challenge. It's what makes shopping difficult. No matter your body type — thin, curvy or somewhere in between — finding the perfect fit is a rarity. So when eShakti contacted me about reviewing one of their dresses, I worried that it might not fit properly, but then [...]