A Little Color Goes a Long Way

I’m not the type of person who sets aside an hour each morning to get ready for work.  Instead, I set my alarm to afford me 20 minutes to get out the door.  This includes getting dressed (usually picking an outfit the night before), brushing my teeth, doing my hair, and making my face presentable. … Continue Reading

Charleston for First-Timers

Summer is for sunning at the beach, traveling, romantic sunsets and all-around relaxation.  This summer, however, was my busiest yet.  With little time to enjoy the perks that come with summer’s sunshine, I thought the season would be lost on me completely.  However, when Ryan and I miraculously found time to take a long weekend … Continue Reading

Pearls Just Wanna Have Fun

Jackie Kennedy said it right, “Pearls are Always Appropriate.”  While you will likely never find me with a delicate strand of pearls resting daintily along my collarbone, I am loving the current trend of pearl embellishments on clothing and accessories, finding them both charming and chic.  Below are some of my favorite examples of this … Continue Reading

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide

I’m a daddy’s girl.  The youngest of three, and his only daughter, our bond is unbreakable.  When I was born, he was in shock, fearing his new son was missing an essential body part. As he quickly realized his baby boy was actually a girl, he cried, tears of joy, of course.  As a colicky … Continue Reading

Working Out the Workout

“Shelby, don’t say that, that’s a bad word and forbidden in my household,” my mother told me as a child.  As I grew up, like all of us (well, most of us) do, I was taught what words were universally “bad.”  However, as an adult, I realized there were additional words and phrases that would be … Continue Reading

How to Spend Memorial Day Weekend in NYC

Years ago, when summer vacation was simply that, Memorial Day Weekend wasn’t just a long weekend.  Instead, it was the intoxicating start to a stress free week of countless adventures and fun-filled exploits.  College dismissed for the summer, Ryan and I would zip away to Cape Cod, enjoying long rides up the coast, soaking in the sun on the beach, … Continue Reading

Top Travel Destinations of 2017

It’s been about a month since I’ve hopped on a plane and about four months since I’ve left the country.  As an adventurous wanderluster, I am getting antsy.  Discovering new countries, cultures and people is one of my greatest joys in life, probably driven by my professional experiences as a journalist.  While I currently have my … Continue Reading

Jewelry, Meet Technology

I have never been a fan of fitness trackers.  While I love the idea of being able to track my steps and monitor my health with ease, the reality is, most fitness trackers are chunky, rubber, and ugly.  As a devotee to what many of us like to call “arm candy,” it is safe to say, fitness … Continue Reading

Millennial Pink Accessories for Spring

Millennial Pink is all the rage these days.  The question is, what is it?  Well, the definition is a little complicated.  Basically, it is a mix of dusty rose and baby pink.  Some call it a grapefruit color, others compare it to salmon, and some say it’s closer to beige. Girly pink is a thing … Continue Reading

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