my new year’s resolution

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Last week, I gave you a homework assignment. Here it is, in case you missed it. I wanted us all to take a moment to step back from the negatives, which are so tempting to dwell on, and look at the positives in the past year. Now that it’s officially 2017, it’s time to look forward, at our goals, ambitions, and dreams. It all sounds silly, but, really, ya gotta start somewhere.

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I feel pretty, oh so pretty

When I told my sister I was getting headshots, she assumed I meant modeling and was (appropriately) confused. I quickly assured her I meant headshots for my professional profiles, as I am still a fledgling in terms of my career. Not that I’d mind being paid to dress up and look nice, but that’s not in the cards. I’ll provide a few examples as to why, below. Continue reading

building your minimalist wardrobe

“Form follows function” is something that I apply to nearly all aspects of my life, especially my wardrobe. This hasn’t always been the case, but I’ve found that if I only purchase a few items that serve me well, it becomes much easier and more enjoyable to get dressed in the morning. In dating terms, my wardrobe and I are now in it for the long haul. Here are a few tips for you to build the minimalist wardrobe of your dreams!

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baby, it’s cold outside

Now that Halloween is over, department stores and Starbucks across the country will promptly skip Thanksgiving and the rest of fall in favor of Christmas trees and gingerbread lattes. Considering how cold it is in the morning (hello, frost), you almost can’t fault their seasonal amnesia. I’ll follow suit, but I won’t be wearing a Santa hat just yet.

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decision 2016: your Halloween costume

3/4 cousins were witches. how original.

Every year we are faced with the same predicament: what will I dress as for Halloween? It should be simple. Pick a TV character you like or Google “five minute costume ideas” or find last years costume in the back of the closet and wear it again. And yet, if you’re like me, you debate the pros and cons of each cheap, over-priced costume in Party City until the last second, when you decide to wear devil horns and dark lipstick for the third year in a row. Have no fear, your fellow demon is here.

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