• When you're planning an overnight getaway, take a little time to pack a smart, versatile wardrobe and develop a wish list of to-dos to ensure no time is wasted. These tips will help!

    5 Tips for an Overnight Getaway

    When you’re planning an overnight getaway, take a little time to pack a smart, versatile wardrobe and develop a wish list of to-dos to ensure no time is wasted. This post is sponsored by Aventura® Aside from the one week-long vacation we take every summer, most of my trips are overnights or long weekends. I’ve found that those shorter trips require a little more strategic planning than the longer ones because there’s no wiggle room to allow for missed opportunities. The good news is, it’s easy to do a little simple planning ahead to produce a fun whirlwind overnight getaway. These five tips have worked well for me! 1. Pack…

  • Getting a hair makeover by celebrity stylist Johnny Wright is one of those "right place; right time" opportunities.

    A Hair Makeover by a Celebrity Stylist

    Sometimes I find myself in the midst of crazy, once-in-a-lifetime opportunities because of blogging, and other times it’s simply because I’m in the right place at the right time. Getting a hair makeover by celebrity stylist Johnny Wright is one of those “right place; right time” chances. By the time spring 2016 rolled around, I’d been growing out my hair for five years, and in that time I’ve had a slew of different cuts—layered and funky, to long and natural—all without the use of hair dye. Don’t get me wrong; I’m not opposed to hair dye. In the 20 years preceding those five, I’d had nearly every color imaginable, from…

  • It's possible to be both fashionable and practical with these 5 tips for no-fuss outfits.

    5 Tips For No-Fuss Outfits

    I’m happy to report it’s possible to be both fashionable and practical—just use these 5 tips for no-fuss outfits. Aventura Clothing® sponsored this post. I appreciate fashion that’s functional, practical and has a style that’s both classic and up-to-date. Classic, functional pieces can and should last more than a season. The practicality of those pieces is made exponentially better in my eyes if the clothes can be washed and dried normally, and if they need zero (to minimal) ironing. Blech. Ironing. That said, clothes, even the classic ones, still have to look current. Jeans from a decade ago, for example, have a tendency to look a little “off” these days, no matter how classic…

  • How To Dress For A Conference: 5 Easy Tips!

    How To Dress For A Conference

    Over the years I’ve been to my fair share of marketing and advertising conferences. They’re a great way to freshen up your knowledge, connect with colleagues, hear expert speakers, and catch up with friends in the industry. Leading up to the conference, it’s easy to spend hours pouring over the lengthy and detailed agendas. They’re typically chock full of digital and social offerings, tracks dedicated to content marketing and community management, photography and video tutorials, and PLENTY of networking opportunities with fellow attendees and brands. Then, at some point a week or so before it’s time to leave, this question inevitably pops up: What should I wear? How To Dress For A Conference Well,…