How “me time” can improve your “we time”

One thing Morgan and I love about the Aunt-bassadors, our advisory board of 50 fierce, fearless women, is the wide range of perspectives they bring to any topic we throw at them. I mean, that’s why we chose these ladies in the first place. Their ages range from 20-60 but the majority of them are Millennials. They live pretty much … Read More

Coping mechanisms for when you can’t even

We asked the Aunt-bassadors, those fierce, fearless women of all ages who make up our advisory board, to share their favorite coping mechanisms for when life gets too crazy. They had some awesome suggestions for keeping your shit together or at least pretending you are. Get the Feels Sherri: Sometimes a good, long cry helps me just get it all out to let the good back … Read More

10 Commandments of Curly Hair

      It took decades to love my super thick curly hair. When I was younger, stylists assured my mom that a shorter length was better, thinning shears were a must and a perm would help “control the curls”. Lies, all lies. Looking back at pictures from high school, it’s no wonder I stayed a virgin as long I … Read More

48 Hours in Asheville – Plan a road trip

Morgan and I had a blast on our quick spring break road trip to Asheville. We hiked, we ate, we shopped and relaxed – exactly the sort of DIY wellness getaway we envisioned. Here’s how we spent our 48 hours in Asheville. Room with a View After 6 hours in the car, we were ready to drop our bags at the … Read More

Horror movie makeover – Se7en ways to be scary beautiful

Sometimes, the things we do in the name of beauty sound downright horrific – shooting Botulinum toxins into our faces, burning our skin with lasers, letting fish eat the dead flesh off our feet. Seriously, Wes Craven has nothing on your dermatologist or that sketchy day spa down the street. Well, the good news is, you don’t have to go … Read More

5 things to do before you meet the love of your life

If you met the love of your life today, would you be ready? Trick question. I don’t believe we only get one true love. I think if you have love in your life, that’s the love of your life in that moment, kind of like having a body in a bikini means you have a bikini body. You’d think I’d … Read More

Gingery Coconut Carrot Soup Recipe

Your favorite ginger Morgan and I are still on our road trip to Asheville, NC, but we have a fantastic recipe for Gingery Coconut Carrot Soup to share in our absence. The star of this velvety smooth coconut carrot soup is spicy ginger (and lots of it), but a pinch of nutmeg makes a delicious cameo. It’s that little extra something people won’t immediately … Read More

We Be Trippin’ – Spring Break Road Trip to Asheville, NC

Sorry for the blogging hiatus. Morgan and I have been crazy with school and work, respectively, earning us both a well-deserved spring break road trip. (One of the perks of being an auntie – I get to go on spring break!) Tomorrow we’re loading up the Subaru and hitting the road for Asheville, North Carolina for a DIY wellness retreat. … Read More

Working with women – 12 reasons you’ll LOVE it

As a writer in the advertising industry, I’ve worked with mostly guys over the years, and while they’re great, I’ve really enjoyed the shift in our agency toward having more women on our teams. While women sometimes get stereotyped as being competitive or catty, I can assure you of two things: 1. those are equal opportunity traits – often more a reflection of … Read More

Best Fictional Female Outsiders

The boys have their Holden Caulfield, their Boo Radley and Ignatius J. Reilly. And yeah, I love those guys too. But where are the fictional female outsiders rebelling without a cause on behalf of disgruntled girls everywhere? We rounded up a few anti-social anti-heroines to lurk around the edges of the party with us or to share a smoke behind … Read More