I’m way too non-confrontational, and I need to cut it out

For as long as I can remember, I’ve prided myself on being non-confrontational.  Finding ways around conflict has always come easy to me. From the first sense of hostility, I am up on my toes, ready to navigate around the situation. It is like an alarm goes off in my head, the words ALERT, ALERT, […]

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What to Do When Things Don’t Go According to Plan

At the beginning of June, I had a clear vision of what I wanted to do with my blog this summer. Then, I went through a creative rut. I did not write a post (or even attempt to write a post) for a month. That’s the longest I have ever gone since I started blogging […]

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Six Fashion Tips You Need to Know If You’re Heading to the Beach

I don’t know about you, but I love spending time at the beach. Whether it’s a brief walk along the shore or a full day of relaxing in the sand, I never pass on the opportunity to head to the water. While I was on a day trip at the beach last week, I made […]

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The Struggle of Getting Started

My drafts are flooded with blog posts that will probably never be written. Some of them are only headlines. Others contain a couple of poorly strung together paragraphs and maybe a few photos. There are even several that don’t have any useable components at all; they’re literally just sentences that say things like “write post […]

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Three Ways to Style Pumps

For several months now, I’ve been scouring the internet for a very specific pair of black pumps. Convinced they would be my shoe of the summer, I searched every retailer I could think of in the hope that one of them would have exactly what I had in mind. Then, when I was out shopping […]

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How to Wear Dark Colors in the Spring

I love pastels for spring as much as the next person. Light and airy colors dominate this time of year for a reason—they make things bright and exciting, which is exactly what we need after a long, dreary winter.  However, in general, I tend to gravitate toward a darker color palette. Black, gray, and maroon […]

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I’m on a mission to spend less time comparing myself to other people…here’s how I’m going to do it

It happens almost immediately. You’re having a conversation or scrolling through social media, and you discover something that makes you second-guess yourself. A million doubts pop inside your head. You try to ward them off, but all you can think about is how inadequate you feel in regards to something else. It’s comparison. And it’s […]

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