In need of a bloggy facelift?

Meet Ashley, my newest blog crush. I'm gonna go ahead and call her Ash from here on out, because we're tight like that. Ash writes about whatever tickles her fancy on a given day: from beauty and hair tutorials, to...more

Summer Before Sydney Bon Voyage

Just two weeks prior to D-day, in the midst of packing, navigating the daunting work visa process, and arranging my travel, I had the crazy idea to throw a bon voyage party. And party hosting is hard work, especially when everyone is there to see you one last time. It is near impossible to make the rounds to out of town family, college friends, and your step-fathers, niece's daughter, while not completely ignoring your boyfriend in the process ....more

Culture shock + Xmas in July Week 2

My journey to the land down under is becoming all too real. It seems like just yesterday I accepted the job offer, yet here we are almost a year later ready to set off on the adventure of a lifetime. As over the moon excited as I am, my anxious soul is freaking as I begin to pack four bags of luggage ....more

Iced Teagarita + Mini 7-Layer Dips

Everyone has a favorite summertime beverage. Iced tea? Perhaps margaritas?My last two birthdays were Cinco de Mayo...more

How to fuel thru the workday like a boss

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. ...more

Salty Caramel Iced Coffee

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone....more

Jack Bear takes over for a day

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Purina One, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #ONEDifference...more

Girl in the blue dress + Christmas in July Giveaway!

The Christmas in July Giveaway is designed to bring a little Christmas spirit to the middle of the summer - because who really wants to wait until December for that?! ...more

America Rocks My Socks + Giveaway

As excited as I am to ship off to Australia this month, I am admittedly growing sentimental in leaving the good 'ol US of A. I well up with pride as I write this. Absence will surely make the heart grow fonder ....more

Canada's best kept secret.

So as a graduation gift, my aspiring romantic of a boyfriend (he does pretty darn well for himself) tucked a little note into a journal telling me I could pick any place for a weekend escape, just the two of us, and he would take care of the rest. Seriously, how did I get so lucky? Insert: Niagara-on-the-Lake....more