A Search in Vain & Vanity

The minute I was born, I was relinquished for adoption. I don't think the woman who gave birth to me ever even held me and may not have even seen me. From the moment my life began, I never really knew where I came from or where I belonged. I couldn't help but always ponder … Continue reading A Search in Vain & Vanity

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OOTD: Frugal Formal

I don't often have the opportunity to attend formal events but I absolutely love to get dressed up, so I was super stoked when my husband received an invitation to a fancy work dinner! My first thought, in all honesty, was "yum free filet Mignon!" I was so excited about the food that I initially … Continue reading OOTD: Frugal Formal

WARBY PARKER: Spring 2018 Collection Reveal & Review

Warby Parker has invited me to help them celebrate their new spring collection release and I could not be any happier to oblige! I have a lot of respect and admiration for this company and the dudes who started it - after all, the business is based on DIY philosophy and quality craftsmanship, two things … Continue reading WARBY PARKER: Spring 2018 Collection Reveal & Review

Beginner Body-Positive Boudoir

I have been wanting to attempt a pin-up style shoot for ages! I've yet to be able to afford professional hair, make-up, stylists, or photographers but I still really wanted to try it, so I decided to DIY my own basic boudoir photo session as a Christmas gift for my husband this year. (Editorial note: … Continue reading Beginner Body-Positive Boudoir

November Retrospect

I have found there's a thin line between brutal honesty and brazen self-deprecation, and very often people tend to read any negativity as indulgent narcissism orĀ  or an unabashed invitation to a pity party. Once upon a time the drama queen in me yearned for some good gossip and any excuse to whine, but over … Continue reading November Retrospect

10 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Me

Since it's October, my birthday month, I thought I'd take some time to get up close and personal with y'all - after all, I haven't really shared much lately other than style tips and homemade projects. So here, in no particular order, are ten facts about myself that most people may not know. 1} I'm … Continue reading 10 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Me

5 Minute DIY: Glass Luminaries

With holiday season approaching, I'm already thinking about how to add some extra sparkle and shine to our home without spending big bucks. This simple DIY home decor project is so stupid easy that it might not even take you five minutes - and they will be fabulous party accents for any festive event!   … Continue reading 5 Minute DIY: Glass Luminaries

September Retrospect

SEPTEMBER WAS EFFING CRAZY Y'ALL. So. My daughter started her senior year of high school, my son was diagnosed with a speech development delay, my husband curated an art show last month and then had to get ready for another show he's featured in later this month, and I myself had at least one appointment … Continue reading September Retrospect

August Retrospect

This August was not my favorite. It was tough physically and mentally, what with fibro flare-ups and getting Ella ready for school. Other than that, there really isn't much to report. I only left the house a handful of times, and for the most part that was only to go grocery shopping as needed. I … Continue reading August Retrospect