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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24 Hours: Napa Valley, California

On a recent trip to the San Francisco Bay Area, I had the opportunity to spend 24 hours in Napa Valley. Obviously, I jumped on that opportunity, and now I’m here to tell you all about it! Visiting with friends and their three-month old baby (who by the way is the cutest thing on earth), … Continue Reading

Hair Care in a Wonderland

Upon walking in to Michael Angelo’s Wonderland Beauty Parlor in NYC’s Meatpacking District, I was warmly greeted by the staff of this wondrous salon!  After 6+ months since my last visit to a hair salon, it was definitely time for a refresh.  My winter hair was feeling dry and my ends were split in every … Continue Reading

Turning a Destination Wedding into a Dream Vacation

Turning a destination wedding into a relaxing vacation can be a difficult challenge, especially when you and/or your travel companion(s) are part of the wedding party. When I first found out that my dear friends and expats to Grand Cayman would be getting married on the island they now call home, I was over the … Continue Reading

Ten Essentials For Your Tropical Holiday

In late January I’ll be visiting Grand Cayman for the wedding of two dear friends (bummer, right?).  With less than two weeks to go, I couldn’t help but start thinking about what I should bring…. or buy!  So, without further ado, the Ten Essentials for your Tropical Holiday: 1. The Embroidered Sun Hat A sun hat is … Continue Reading