keep calm and travel on

We’re not even through the first quarter of the year, and 2013 has already been a wonderfully abundant year in travel for me. I had a grand Central American adventure in February, where I fortuitously met Cristin, another American blogger and intrepid world traveler on the journey to Nicaragua and we became fast friends. I have short trips planned to Seattle, Chicago and other domestic locales throughout the remainder of...

come together

This weekend, the Texas Style Council coordinated a series of mixers and networking events specifically designed for local fashion bloggers, and I was absolutely thrilled to have met so many warm, talented, beautiful (and impeccably styled!) women who do what I do and love what I love. Squee! (The whole ‘bloggers meeting other bloggers to talk about blogging’ was deliciously meta as well.) We had a blast shopping, chatting and...

sparkle, sparkle

I’ve never been a fan of the rhinestone-encrusted-whatever look. Even when I was a little kid, I can’t ever remember feeling drawn to sparkly, flashy things to put on my body. I guess I’ve always thought lots of ‘bling’ (hate that phrase) screams “Hi, I’m really a high-maintenance broad!” loud and clear, and since I’ve moved back to the Lone Star State, it seems this sartorial nonsense has sprung beyond...