hands-free handbags
Style

Look Ma No Hands

Five out of seven days a week I break my back carrying a supersized tote to and from work. By the weekend I’m ready to give my back and my…

using social media with intention
Life

Social Media Is Killing Your Vibe

Early one morning while scrolling through Facebook I saw a photo of one of my friends. Ordinarily, I would have hit like and kept scrolling but something made me pause.…

summer beauty routine
Style

Giving Face All Summer Long

Summer in the south is far from genteel. From late April until late September, the air is hot, sticky and thick. While it’s the perfect setting for a Southern Gothic,…

just be yourself
Life

In Pursuit of Happiness

“Would you rather be right or be happy?” The first time I heard this, I was listening to a lecture by Gabrielle Bernstein. When Gabby posed that question to her…

summer work looks
Style

What to Wear: Summer Work Looks

Summer is here and baby it’s hot AF outside! As the temperatures start rising my willpower dips and getting dressed turns into a chore. On the weekends, beating the heat…

knowing when to speak
Life

The Art Of Keeping Your Mouth Closed

Raise your hand if you’ve ever put your foot in mouth? Or, if you ever said something that hurt someone or your chances at success. Everyone’s had should be up. We all…

cutting my hair
Style

I Totally Am My Hair

“Just cut it all off and fade out the sides.” I couldn’t believe what I was saying. After weeks of debating, I was in the barber’s chair with clippers seconds…

monthly recap
Life

Things I Learned Last Month

According to my editorial calendar, I am blessing you with a style post today. That same calendar is missing an actual style post next to today’s date. Instead, I’m giving you…