Can social media do good?

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I sat alone in a parking lot at 6:30 this morning, before a drop of coffee had seeped into my bloodstream and long before pure consciousness had settled over my body and mind. Why was I sitting in an abandoned parking lot, you ask? Great question. Bryan was sedated this morning for steroid injections in [...]

Summer 2016 bucket list

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I am dedicating today’s blog post to summer. It's probably my favorite season of the year, unless you ask me in September in which case my answer will always be winter because I love snow and bundles of layers and books by my nonexistent fireplace. I digress. I finally was able to log into my [...]

the world’s longest week linky

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It’s been a difficult week. I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling the weight of the world’s problems lately and wondering how we fix and glue back together what’s broken. I’m grateful for the acts of love and kindness that I see happening and I’m reminded that there are beacons of hope even on the [...]

get your sexy back with

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This is a sponsored post on behalf of All opinions are entirely my own. It’s incredibly rare to catch a glimpse of me in high heels and makeup; kind of like seeing Halley’s comet or a Sasquatch (if you saw me walk in towering shoes you’d clearly see the Bigfoot resemblance). But every now [...]

Changing the script

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Like all of you, I am deeply saddened by the events that unfolded over the weekend in Orlando. It's heartbreaking that so many bright, hopeful, and beautiful people were robbed of a chance to live a full life; that a night of fun will forever exist as a living nightmare for the countless family members [...]

Just another grateful Friday

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Diving in, because it’s Friday, I see sunshine, the birds are singing, and I am unbelievably excited for the weekend. I hope you are, too! Don't forget to link up with Krysten and Lindsay--we always love to read your posts. Things that top my happy list this week: I woke up this morning to Z100 (as I [...]


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I think I’m going to stop pressuring myself to post on Mondays because I can’t ever get my shizz together in time. Plus, it’s always better to man up and admit to shortcomings than feel disappointment every Tuesday. I’m also in the thick of another writing rut which is always fun and prompts simply aren’t [...]

Happy and grateful list of the week

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Jumping in to this week’s grateful list—as always please don’t forget to link up with my dear bloggy sistahs Krysten and Lindsay. Snapchat. I has it. I have no idea what I’m doing, you guys. All I know is, I turn the app on, I’m staring at my face and I panic. Where do I go from here? [...]