What It’s REALLY Like To Be An Influencer

Gosh, I’ve been trying to put off writing this blog post, mostly because every time I see someone write about it they only seem to give the watered down version of it. People assume that being an “Influencer” is this fairytale that seems perfect. Well, it’s not and there’s so much that comes with it besides that usual stories that you probably hear. I’m sure you’ve heard about how it’s harder than it looks, and how there’s so much work that goes into it besides the glitz and glam you see on social media. I’m sure you’ve heard about how some opportunities aren’t paid, and how even when they are it’s not a ton of money like you think. I want to tell you a little bit more than that though if you’re willing to keep reading.

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My Top 5 Key Goals For 2019

Wow, is it me or does it feel like I just wrote out my goals for 2018 yesterday? I mean this year truly flew by, and I took the time out to reflect on all of the accomplishments I had as well as some things that I still need to work on. Can you believe that we’ll be entering 2019 in two days? Are you ready? Well, I know I am SO ready that I’ve prepared my top 5 goals for the new year that I wanted to share with you all!

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AKIRA Moto Jacket + Floral Dress

Hi beauties! Literally a few more days of 2018, and I’m feeling so refreshed and ready to tackle the new year. My family came in from Chicago to spend the holidays with Ben and I, and I just feel so loved and re-energized. You guys know how I get when I’m around my family! Anyway, during this holiday break (and a little before), I’ve been finding some AMAZING fashion pieces, including this little number here.

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Corduroy Midi Dress + Shearling Jacket

Let’s talk about how obsessed I’ve been with anything corduroy lately. I mean, at first I was scared to admit this but now I’m letting the world know (aka you guys) how much I love this corduroy trend and how I hope it never goes away. Thank you for listening to my Ted Talk…just kidding. But seriously, this has become one of my favorite fashion trends, as I have corduroy pants, dresses and hats at this point in my closet. Imagine my expression when I was just scrolling though Urban Outfitters site and saw this beautiful rust corduroy dress. I died.

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Just Brew It: Life Happens, Coffee Helps

We finally made it to Friday loves! If you were wondering, this is how my days usually go: Wake up around 6:45am/7am, rush through my closet for something to wear, hop in the shower, brush my teeth then run out the door grabbing everything I’ll need for the day. Yeah, it’s pretty much a world wind in the mornings – and let’s not add in the days where I’m up at 6am because I need to record a podcast or schedule a newsletter. Life has been so hectic these days guys, and I’m always waking up wondering how I’m going to survive the day – but after a cup of something warm (whether that be a coffee, espresso, matcha, etc) I feel 100% ready to tackle anything that is thrown at me.

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4 Ways To Increase Your Productivity

Life gets busy (often), so it’s up to us to do a few things – constantly stay organized and keep ourselves motivated and inspired to keep it going! There are times when we need pick me ups to get ourselves together and makes sure that we are being productive in our day-to-day lives. Lucky for you, I’m here to share four ways you can increase your productivity to ensure that you are making the most out of your days.

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Reclaiming My Time: 5 Ways To Regain Your Power

Hi beauties! I’m back, and I cant’ believe that it’s November. Wow – it literally feels like I was just making a blog post about how to slay 2018 and now it’s almost over. Anyway. I felt so compelled to come on here and share with you guys how over the past few months I’ve been “reclaiming my time” and really getting back the power I knew I had deep down all alone. It’s so easy to go through the motions of life and forget why you’re doing something, and sometimes even forgetting who you are and who you stand for as as person. Before the year ends, we need to address it and get back out why (and our power),

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Fall Vibes: Cheetah Sweater + Mini Skirt

Fall is HERE, and I’ve been waiting to unleash my fashion finds to show you all. First and for most, I’m obsessed with fall fashion more than any season and it’s been this way for as long as I could remember. I’ve just always been the type of girl who loves the comfy feels of warm sweaters and long boots.

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Remaining Acne-Free with Alba Botanica®

When it comes to what’s important to me, taking care of my skin is definitely up there! We live in a world where we’re so focused on our next move that sometimes we forget to do the little things like removing our makeup after a long day or paying attention to the ingredients in the products we’re using. In any case, although my days never seem to get less hectic, I always make sure I give my skin a little TLC at the end of the day. Preventing breakouts and acne is something I’m always trying to do, which was why I was excited to learn about Alba Botanica®‘s Acnedote™ skincare regimen!

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