How to Blow Dry Your Hair Like A Pro

 There’s nothing better than walking out of a salon with freshly blown out hair. For years I tried to imitate my hair stylist’s signature blow dry techniques, but I always ended up with poofy, messy locks and a round brush stuck in my hair. Thankfully after hearing my hair horror stories, my stylist took pity on […]



Cute & Affordable Holiday Dresses

The holiday season is festive and fun, but let’s face it- it’s also really, really expensive. Between shopping for presents and planning parties, it’s incredibly easy to exceed your holiday budget. That’s why I’m constantly on the lookout for new sales and opportunities to save money on my holiday shopping. I like to browse through the […]


Party Perfect Curls for The Holidays

I’m one of those girls who is constantly working on about a dozen things at once. For example, this weekend I had to attend a last minute holiday party with my husband, and I needed to finish a blog post, throw together an outfit, wrap a gift for the hostess, and finish my hair and […]


Classy and Chic Christmas Gift Ideas with Boden

1. Skye Scarf  | 2. Ballerina Flat  | 3. Embellished Spot Dress | 4. Spectacular Heel  5. Printed Tea Towels  | 6. Coin Purse  | 7. Draycott Bag  | 8. Mary Jane 9. Westminster Glove | 10. Stone Necklace  | 11. Umbrella  |12. Printed Scarf  | 13. Boho Boot  I’m always on the lookout for fashion-forward gifts for my friends and family members; however, oftentimes it’s hard to find items that are modern without being too trendy and affordable without being tacky and/or cheaply-made. Thankfully, […]


Christmas Gift Guide: Book Worm Edition

While I definitely wouldn’t mind finding a pretty new handbag or fancy watch underneath the Christmas tree this year, I’m honestly way more excited to receive a few new books. Call me a nerd, but there are few things I enjoy more than starting a new book. Reading the opening paragraph of a great book […]


How to Save Money This Holiday Season

There’s no doubt about it: the holidays are expensive. It’s easy to get carried away in a holiday shopping spree with so many new and exciting items in your favorite stores, but you don’t want to get carried away and start the new year in a financial slump. Today I’m sharing three easy ways you […]


Dairy-Free Peppermint Hot Chocolate Recipe

Hot chocolate is one of my biggest weaknesses. During the winter months, it seems like I’m making a cup of hot chocolate each and every night. The liquid chocolate-y goodness instantly warms me up, but each cup packs a disheartening amount of calories, fat, and sugar. I truly believe that you can maintain a healthy […]