Style Guides

4 Patriotic and Chic Looks to Wear on 4th July

June 28, 2016
 

How to Wear Red, White and BlueBring out the fireworks, its time to celebrate with summer’s true holiday! Dressing for the 4th doesn’t mean that you have to sport the American Flag from head to toe. There are many stylish ways to dress patriotically , yet still be fashionable. Whether you have a big BBQ or are just meeting up with friends, here are some cute July 4th outfit ideas.  Continue Reading…

Personal Finance

Are You Financing Your Life? – How to Change the Way You Spend

June 18, 2016
 

Finance your LifeThe act of spending money you don’t have is a financial practice we’ve become accustomed to over the years. Our mortgages, car payments and tuition, are generally paid in installments. No matter your tax bracket, these types of loans are a standard way of life. For most of us, having a line of credit attached to our name is no longer a luxury, but is deemed a necessity. Continue Reading…

Sherita's Street Style

Floral Romper

June 16, 2016
 

Floral Romper Cover shotIf you’re like me and feel your legs are one of your best assets, then a romper is the perfect way to show those stems off this summer. A romper, for me, is a key wardrobe piece for the warm weather. It looks good on most figures and can be worn during the day causally, but also dressed up for an evening out. I typically am not a big fan of florals, but this print had an abstract feel making it more of my style.  Continue Reading…

Beauty

Five Benefits of Vegetable Hair Dye & Two Super-Easy Recipes

June 11, 2016
 

Coloring hairThe shelves are stuffed with the dozens of beauty products all claiming to work miracles for your hair and skin. Pushing you to ponder whether these promises will show true results. It turns out that after trying scores of these products, you realize that only a few work as they claim, but all contain excessive chemicals that can damage the conditions of your skin and hair.  Continue Reading…

Style Guides

3 Tips for Making the Most Out of Your Summer Wardrobe

June 9, 2016
 

Make the most of your summer wardrobeYour summer wardrobe is most likely filled with dozens of these no-fuss outfits that you can literally throw on without contemplating if they look good (because chances are, they do!). But to make the most out of your garments, it’s worth taking queues from the style gurus and put a little more thought into your ensembles, transforming your summer staples into clothing suitable for any occasion, day or night. Although fashion elite will often advise to save bold prints and maxis for the weekend, and opt for bodycon silhouettes and fairytale gowns for the evening, your collection of summer dresses can easily be edited for any event, anytime, anyplace. Continue Reading…

Appetizers, Veggies

Raw Food Treat: Sun Dried Tomato, Almond and Date Bites

June 6, 2016
 

Tomato, Date and Almond Bites

Looking for a healthy snack that also packs in the flavor? What it if told you it was gluten free and raw diet friendly too? This tasty recipe of sun dried tomatoes, almonds and dates is exactly what you have been looking for! This snack is a great choice when you crave something salty and spicy, and it is perfect for any occasion or time of the year. Besides satisfying yourself, you will also impress your guests, so why not give it a go! Continue Reading…

Style Guides

How to Pick The Perfect Dress for Your Body Type

May 31, 2016
 

How To Dress for your ShapeWe all want to look our best, but finding the right outfit to flatter your shape can be harder than it seems. With so many different cuts and styles of dresses how can you be sure you are buying the most flattering one for your figure. You can’t always rely on the latest trends to be your guide since they may not work for you. Be true to you and follow my dress tips for shopping for your shape.

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Allyssa Munro, Productivity

3 Signs You’re Burnt Out & How To Overcome It

May 28, 2016
 

Signs of ExhaustionIf you’re anything like me, you want to do it all. There never seems to be enough hours in the day to accomplish everything that needs to get done; so you inevitably scale back on commitments that once excited you. Burn out isn’t uncommon. The state of chronic stress that is often branded by feelings of exhaustion and lack of control frequents more women in their 20’s and 30’s today than ever before. Continue Reading…

Food

Hello Fresh vs. Blue Apron: Which Service Delivers It Best?

May 26, 2016
 

Blue Apron Vs. Hello Fresh

The latest box service to hit the market has an answer to the daily question, ” What’s for Dinner?”. Ready to prepare meal delivery kits are the newest trend in home cooking and are designed to help take the guess work and hassle out of cooking dinner. These pre-portioned boxes are delivered to your door with just about everything you need to prepare an elegant and tasty dinner.

Like with most trends, once they become popular, competitors jump in to get their piece of the action. So, I am breaking down 2 of the market leaders, Blue Apron and Hello Fresh, to help you decide which will deliver your dinner best! Plus, don’t miss my coupon offers below!  

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Beauty

Staying Dry with Dove Advanced Care

May 24, 2016
 
This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Dove, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #pmgdove #DovePartner #EssentialUpgrade http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV

With summer right around the corner I’ve started to think about my beauty routine (or lack there of). Looking your best isn’t just about finding the right outfit, it has to come from within. You need to have the confidence to walk the walk, without letting your perspiration do all the talking. I’m excited to have partnered with Dove to tell you all about their Dove Advanced Care Antiperspirant and how it will keep you dry and confident all summer long!

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