It only takes a few essentials to stay refined.

Kat and Em over at The Refined Woman gush about the LBD and "a few non-negotiable staples" in every ladies wardrobe: Little Black Dress A Tailored Black and Navy Blue Blazer White Silk Blouse Pencil Skirt Classic Black Pumps Dark Denim Skinny Jeans This blog - and these girls - are quickly becoming favorites of … Continue reading It only takes a few essentials to stay refined.

Weekend Happenings: A Rustic Pink Vintage Baby Shower

 I hosted a shower for one of my very dear friends this weekend. She is the first of my close friends to have a second baby, and this one is a girl so I am thrilled to give myself the title "Aunt Sarah" so I can have official access to purchasing all the pink, fluff and … Continue reading Weekend Happenings: A Rustic Pink Vintage Baby Shower

Rapidly in Pursuit of Failure

I am a sprinter. I live life in short bursts. Two weeks chasing a hobby, or a sparkling new pursuit. Giving myself completely to an idea. Up late, up early, energized and watching my work put on skin. It's terrifically exciting. All that momentum. All the success, real and imagined. But it's also terrifying.These energy bursts, these … Continue reading Rapidly in Pursuit of Failure

What I learned from quitting: Lessons from the Dream Project

On quitting the Dream Project A few weeks ago, I quit the Dream Project. It was a slow, dragging fade. I lost momentum only a few weeks in, and it was so disappointing because 1) it was such a good idea. I thought. And 2) I was inspiring people. And I love to inspire people. … Continue reading What I learned from quitting: Lessons from the Dream Project

Favorites and Bests from the Week

A multi-media presentation of Favorites and Bests. 🙂 Best blog/genius idea: Storyline by Donald MillerBest blog post for writers: http://storylineblog.com/2012/11/29/how-great-writers-think/Best advice for being a good conversationalist: Best advice about life from Mark Twain (a compilation):Best Where Are They Now celeb : You just gotta see it to believe it. Hint: It's Milton from Office Space. Books: Danny Silk's new book Powerful and … Continue reading Favorites and Bests from the Week

31 Flavors, or a Baskin Robbins Birthday

Today is my birthday, which I traditionally love and hate for all the typical, American white girl reasons. The fact that I have to endure this attention that I'm not supposed to want, but I do want it, but then it's always disappointing since some lights are still red on your birthday and some people … Continue reading 31 Flavors, or a Baskin Robbins Birthday