10 Reasons Wonder Woman Should Be Your Weekend Watch

Wonder Woman had a record-breaking opening weekend, so word is definitely getting around that this is summer’s first real must-see movie. However, if you’re still on the fence about seeing it – or just think it’s another cliché super hero blockbuster – we have ten reasons you should plan a GNO at the movies ASAP. Gal Gadot is 🔥 The … 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

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

Auntie Heroes – This week’s roundup of fierce, fearless women

Women who defy conventions, shake up the status quo and succeed on their own terms? We call them Auntie Heroes and here are some standouts for this week. Gabby and her Girls, Baller Babes:  Congrats to The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team for winning its record-setting  100th consecutive game on Monday night. They haven’t lost a game since November 2014 (in … Read More

Childless by Choice – Why I decided not to have kids

“If you ever want anything in this life, don’t have kids.” My parents frequently offered up that little self-esteem-building piece of advice to me and my sister, probably as an inside joke between the two of them. An inside joke edged with truth. I used to love reminding them of it whenever they asked about grandbabies. “We never said that,” … Read More

The Career Gap: Finding Joy Between Jobs

Michelle G., one of our fierce, fearless Aunt-bassadors, shares what she’s learning during a career gap. Turns out, what seems like a black hole on your résumé can actually be a time of growth and unexpected joy.  As a general rule, I avoid giving advice. I think that I’ll either jinx myself the moment I say “this fact is absolute” or … Read More

Traveling Overseas – What to know before you go

Now that you’ve checked out our London and Paris adventures, let’s break down everything you need to know before you go: how to plan, what to pack, what to do with your phone … the works. You’ll see, with just a few tips and tricks, not to mention a few life lessons, traveling overseas is much easier than you think. Planning The planning phase … Read More

Paris Getaway – Go overseas but stay under budget

Picking up from where we left off in our London recap, by day three, Morgan and I were so ready to start our Paris getaway. We loved our time in London, but Paris has been the city Morgan’s been obsessed with since she was une petite fille, so it was time to hop a train to the land of macarons and … Read More

London Getaway – Two days to see it all

There are times in your life when you can actually feel your horizons expanding. When you feel yourself opening up like a flower to all the weird and wonderful experiences this world has to offer. And trust me, that feeling is no less intoxicating in your forties as it in your teens. My niece Morgan and I were drunk on … Read More

5 Interview Tips that Say I Came to Slay

When I was looking for my first job in advertising, I had so many interview tips swirling around in my head, I actually started to psych myself out. Don’t cross your legs, one magazine cautioned, a tip I remembered two seconds too late, causing me to freeze with my leg in midair. Then put it back down. I pretended not … Read More