Unplug: Thoughts on Slowing Down

A few thoughts on slowing down and unplugging from the rabbit hole known as the Internet.

It should be so easy to slow down, to step away from the computer, to put away my phone. With the holidays approaching, I want to spend more time in the real world and less time online. Yet, my phone and my computer constantly call to me, singing a siren song that is hard to […]

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5 Ways to Do Good This Holiday Season

Kindness isn't random. From supporting the troops to donating your voice, here are 5 ways to do good this holiday season. You'll want to do them all!

As JFK once said, “My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” People are so angry right now, and fear is fueling outrage to astounding proportions. Violence is not the answer. Bullying is not the answer. Rioting is not the answer. Smile at […]

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Help Me Choose My Glasses: Warby Parker

If you're shopping for new prescription glasses, don't miss the Home Try-On program from Warby Parker. Here are the 5 frames I picked...

It is a truth universally acknowledged that four eyes are better than two – mostly because it means you get to wear cute glasses. I need to update my prescription, so I’m on the hunt for some stylish new frames. I’m starting my shopping journey with Warby Parker, the company that changed the way glasses […]

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Jazz Loves Disney and so do I

Jazz Loves Disney is your favorite Disney songs all grown up. Recorded by a dream cast, this new album is the soundtrack for a whole new set of memories.

“This is a sponsored post from Disney Music and One2One Network. All opinions are my own.” What’s you favorite Disney song? I know it’s hard to pick just one. I’m pretty sure my love of Elton John dates to the release of The Lion King, and I can’t imagine life without the soundtrack to Beauty […]

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Life Lately: 8 Saturdays Till Christmas

Life lately... here's a look at what I'm reading, wearing, and thinking about lately.

Wearing: Pretty jewelry like this To Catch a Dream Necklace that Montana Silversmiths sent me to review. This Classic Utility Jacket from Gap is still getting a lot of play, too. Reading: A bunch of books for review plus Alison Weir’s The Wars of the Roses. Nothing puts a rough political season into perspective like a thick […]

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Update Your Look With Happiness Boutique

Updating your look is easy when you have the right jewelry. See how a necklace and earrings from Happiness Boutique can instantly change your look!

I’ve been drooling over bloggers’ reviews of Happiness Boutique jewelry for a long time, so naturally, I jumped at the chance to work with them. It’s no secret I like jewelry. I started making jewelry in high school, and my dream is to have a jewelry collection that rivals Elizabeth Taylor’s. While that dream may […]

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Sweet Progress Fall Box Swap

It's time to linkup and show off your happy mail from the Sweet Progress Fall Box Swap!

Happy November! Can you believe we only have two months left of 2016? I can’t believe it. Anyway… Earlier this fall, Dean (a.k.a. Mrs. AOK) and I hosted the Sweet Progress Fall Box Swap, and now it’s time to show off your swap packages. My swap partner is Natalie, who runs the fabulous blog Beauty […]

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Halloween in Your Closet: Evil Queen

Need a costume idea for Halloween? Check your closet! You may have just what you need to channel Once Upon A Time's Evil Queen Regina.

Happy Halloween! The spooktacular day is finally here. Do you have a costume? No? Well, you’re in luck because I’m full of ideas! If you’re looking for a costume that’s perfect for everyday, check out Hipster Pocahontas. For a little workplace Halloween fun, try the Snapchat Flower Crown Filter DIY. If you’re partying at home, Sleeping […]

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