Why I'm Glad To Be (Almost) Out Of My 20s

Aside from the excitement of embarking on your first job, few serious commitments, and endless enthusiasm and energy, what's so great about being in your early 20s?Nothing.I can safely say that now as a 28-year-old who feels far more comfortable than I ever did at 23. And that feeling is only growing each day....more

Working Towards Confidence

After I published a post last week on the importance of asking for what you want, I heard from a lot of you about your own experiences in the workplace. I heard from ladies in London, Paris, Bucharest, and Australia who told me about things that they wanted but didn't know how to ask for, or maybe were afraid to ask for. ...more

The Power of Outreach

I'm six years into my career and so far I've been pretty lucky about the opportunities that I've had and the places that I've worked....more

To Try: Traveling With Just One Member Of Your Family

When I was in college, my sister and I went on a weekend trip to Charleston, South Carolina.Neither of us had been so we drove up for a weekend from Georgia and spent a few days exploring – checking out farmer's markets in the mornings, grabbing lunch at rooftop cafes, and taking slow dinners at Charleston's many wine bars and restaurants. ...more

Style Icon: Veda from My Girl

Aside from seeing the wonderful Boyhood this weekend, I also happened to catch a few minutes (read: ALL) of My Girl on TV.I don't think I'd seen this movie since it was released in 1991 and while I will say that Thomas J.'s death seemed a whole lot less traumatizing this time, there was one thing that I was totally taken by: VEDA'S OUTFITS....more

Shopping List: 5 Must-Have Natural Beauty Products

My interest in using natural beauty products has definitely increased over the past few months. I've begun to explore different, more natural products to replace the go-tos that I've been using for years. Here are a few of my new must-haves. ...more
Great suggestions, Perle!more

Making Friends Online

Like many folks who are active in social media or blogging, I spend a lot of time "meeting" and forming relationships with people online. All kinds of people, for all kinds of reasons. I've met employers through friendly e-mail exchanges, made quality acquaintances over Twitter, industry contacts through blogging, and actual friends via Instagram....more
I love this SO much!  I just recently made some wonderful friends online via a group on ...more

How To Lose Control Without Losing Your Mind

My sister had a baby a few weeks ago. Her name is Eleanor Elise, and I'm in love. As a new parent, like any and all, I'd say one of the biggest things my sister is struggling with is that her life is now…different. Different in a beautiful, positive way, but she's struggling to cope with the lack of the structure of a full-time job and an active social life – not to mention adequate rest. ...more

Pinterest In The Morning | 3

Maybe it's the summertime weather, or inspiration I've pulled from designers like Hackwith Design House,ace & jig, and Darling Dexter, but something about natural textures and patterns has felt really right lately....more