The Work Uniform in Action

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the versatility of the work uniform, my go-to silhouette for taking the drama out of getting dressed. My niece Emmi liked the idea, but wondered how versatile it really was. In other words, was it boring? Actually, no. Because I stick to one silhouette, rather than one color or a couple of items (i.e. the woman who bought 15 … Read More

Your Bungalow 4 – Four Women You Need in Your Life NOW

Ever since the first season of The Golden Girls, I’ve been looking for women to share my bungalow, a.k.a my Bungalow 4. Surely you’ve watched The Golden Girls with your own auntie: four hilarious sexy seniors living in a bungalow in Miami? They were Lena Dunham’s Girls before those girls were even born. Or maybe you preferred Designing Women or … Read More

So You Want To Be An … Account Exec

Some of the best career advice I’ve ever gotten: “Be someone who raises the company IQ”  The giver of this advice, the Executive Creative Director of the second advertising agency I’d ever worked for, pushed me harder than I’d ever been pushed. In a good way. (Not like this guy.) He taught me to think beyond the assignment and look at the bigger picture. … Read More

Collect experiences not things

Over the holidays, I did my annual Purge: cleaning out my drawers and closets so that life’s a little less cluttered. It reminds me that I’m still a work in progress when it comes to this important life lesson: collect experiences, not things. Because ultimately how you spend your money, is how you spend your life. My friend Jennifer’s parents … Read More

Insanity Workout Week 8 – Finished!

Insanity Workout Week 8 is finished! I completed all 63 days! via GIPHY Sweaty high fives all around! And yes, you read that right, it’s 63 days, not 60. What’s up with that, Shaun T? I finished this morning and already I miss my nightly sweat sessions with the Insanity crew. Below are the results of my last two fit tests … Read More

30 things I’m loving in January

I love these  30 Things posts and thought January would be a perfect time for another one. During the holidays, I tried to purge a lot of the clutter out of my life and am trying to be more intentional about the stuff I collect. Ok, hoard. Still, there are some things that easily pass the KonMari “Does this bring me joy?” … Read More

Ahi Tuna Two Ways (Plus 2 Sublime Sauces)

For a girl who grew up on the Gulf Coast, I put off learning to cook fish way too long. My mom never liked any seafood beyond Red Lobster’s popcorn shrimp, so the only “recipes” I knew were handed down from Mrs. Paul’s. That all changed when I started cooking for myself. I began dabbling in white fish (tilapia, grouper and … Read More

Appy New Year – Apps to keep your 2016 goals on track

It’s January, the time of the year when many of us get off the proverbial couch and get after that 5K. And if you’re a gadget girl like me, you spend most of the first day of the year scanning apps that will help get after goals and stay on track. In July 2015 there were 1.6 million apps available … Read More

If I wrote Oprah’s Weight Watchers ad

“What about diet pills?’ “Do juice cleanses work?” * Silently sobs in the H&M dressing room * My niece Emmi has come to me several times throughout her young life asking for advice on how to lose weight. Not going to lie: these conversations strike fear in my heart. I’ve struggled with body acceptance my whole life, having watched my … Read More