Durham

Leopard Print Trend

Styling Leopard Print with a Pop of Color

Hey y’all-hope it’s been a great first full week of November. I definitely needed more than just one extra hour added to my life last weekend, but I’m hanging in there! Today’s post is all about leopard print. I’m honestly not big into trends—I tend to stick to classic styles and simply wear what I […] Read more…

What to wear to a chilly baseball game

What to Wear to a Chilly Baseball Game

Hey y’all- I realize blog posts have been sparse this past week. It is a lot balancing blogging with a full-time job, social & personal life, and now my Beautycounter business. Sometimes I have to step back, realize I can’t do everything, and give myself grace. This past Wednesday I felt exhausted, so I came […] Read more…

American Tobacco Campus Durham

Top 10 Things to Do in Durham

Hey y’all! Hope you’re having a great week. A couple of weeks ago I asked my Instagram followers what kind of blog content y’all would like to see. I had a request for “favorite things to do in Durham.” I’ve lived and worked in the Durham area for over five years now. Also, I’m in […] Read more…

Advice for Starting a Blog

Advice for Starting a Blog

Hey y’all- hope your week is amazing so far! Thanks so much for all the kind words y’all offered on my one-year blogging anniversary. A couple days ago I shared some general reflections from my first year of blogging. Today I’m continuing my one-year blog-iversary celebration by offering some specific advice for starting a blog. […] Read more…

Gonza Margarita

Let’s Taco Bout Gonza

Hey y’all and Happy Friday! Last week I finally checked something off both my summer bucket list and Durham bucket list- eating at Gonza Tacos y Tequila! I had heard friends rave about Gonza, and so had wanted to try it. Certain friends also know that I’m a salsa snob, and that the salsa can […] Read more…

Summer 2018 Bucket List

My Summer 2018 Bucket List

Hey y’all! Happy hump day! Since we are already approaching the midpoint of June, I wanted to share some items on my summer 2018 bucket list with y’all. Some of these are favorite activities I like to do every summer. Others are things I’ve never done before, but want to do this summer. I hope […] Read more…

Strawberry Picking

Strawberry Season

Hey y’all-hope your week is great so far. We’re more than halfway to the weekend! I am super excited that it’s May because the weather is finally consistently warm, and summer is right around the corner. I can’t wait to be back at the beach later this month. It will be my first trip since […] Read more…

Striped Lilly Pulitzer Dress

Featured Outfit: Lilly & Stripes

Hey y’all-happy hump day! I wanted to share this striped Lilly Pulitzer dress that I wore for brunch with a friend this past Sunday. It was really fun getting to catch up with one of my childhood friends I hadn’t seen in several months. We went to Watts Grocery in Durham-the first time there for […] Read more…

Shout Out to TJ Maxx!

Hey y’all-happy almost Friday! Even though I had Monday off, I still feel like this week has been super busy. It’s been fun things that have kept me busy, but I’m definitely looking forward to some down time this weekend. One of those fun things was going downtown with a friend last night to see […] Read more…