On Tuesday, May 14th, the Nashville Symphony presented their annual fashion show. This year brought the return of designs by Carolina Herrera under the creative direction of Wes Gordon. Gordon’s youthful injection to the fashion house is a welcome addition to the classic Herrera story. I was pleasantly surprised at trendy neon presentations, an elegant mix of volume vs. length, plus playful nods to ladylike silhouettes.
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In 2019 I set a goal to speak at more events and teach more people the business of blogging and social strategy. So, I’m excited to announce that I’m a speaker at the Nashville Blogging Collective’s Annual Blogger Bash on July 26th – 28th! Yes, join myself and over 25 blogging experts as we discuss all the aspects of becoming an amazing and successful blogger. … Continue reading #BLOGGERLIFE: Meet me at the NBC Nashville Blogger Bash!
A couple weeks ago I decided to try Fountain of Juice for the first time. I was actually running early for work and Fountain of Juice has a location in the Nations area of North Nashville. It’s a cute little spot that holds all your Juice needs. I walked out with this blue Majik Mylk (almond milk, vanilla, blue algae, chia seed, and dates) situation … Continue reading Juicing with Fountain of Juice Nashville
FINALLY, a sports bra that lifts and supports that come in extended sizes? Whoa! When the team at Bloom Bras gifted me a their revolutionary sports bra, I was a bit skeptical. I’m not hefty in the chest, but I am plus-size. So it’s always a challenge to find a sports bra that supports my breasts, smooths & contours my back, and looks great. Bloom … Continue reading Securing your bags with Bloom Bras
Happy #AirMaxDay! If there was any random holiday I adore, I think Air Max Day and Chocolate Chip Cookie Day are my two faves. Air Max day may be my absolute fave because it’s fashion and it’s sneakers! So what is Air Max Day and why is it important to sneaker collectors? Below, i give you FIVE FACTS about Nike Air Max. After reading, I hope you love them as much as I love them!
It’s the first day of Spring! I don’t know about you, but I’m excited for the return of patio happy hours, more sunlight, and warm temperature. I’m also excited because I just scored my first national campaign! YAY! Thanks to the team at Jessica London for choosing me (and several other ladies) to be apart of their SPRING Influential Style e-campaign. So, Let’s celebrate spring and style with Jessica London!
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The latest Instagram shutdown caused alot of trauma and drama in the social media world. This time, Instagram was barely usable and Facebook was inaccessible by desktop. Remember, Instagram is owned by Facebook. The platforms often piggy-back on each other when it comes to algorithm changes and platform updates. Often times, this leaves Blogger Influencers frustrated and confused. We ask, “why do we love Instagram, anyway?”
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Many of you know I have a day job and I run my website. I also do freelance digital strategy with my company GLANCE media (more coming). Anyway, as someone who’s been working since I was 14 years old, I’ve had my share of race-related incidents at the workplace. So, for Black History Month, Young bosShe asked me to discuss race relations in the workplace. … Continue reading MY LIFE: Handling Race at Work
“How do you do fellow kids?!” LOL! Do you ever feel weird when you see a style or trend that some would call ‘young’?
Lets talk about aging and getting dressed. As a woman past 30, I’m always conflicted about dressing ‘my age’. I’ve always skewed young, most people pointing out that I don’t look my age. Even when I was in my 20’s my face has read younger. Also, I’ve always worked in youth development, so it makes sense for me to be up with the young people. From music to fashion, I love being on the cusp of the ‘come up’! Continue reading “STYLE: Too old for the trends?”
I’ve worked with major brands and I’ve worked with small brands and I have some tips on making sure you get on the mailing lists, even when you have a small following. After blogging for 13 years, I know a little bit about getting brands to look my way.
Now, if you are a blogger influencer looking to get some quick & major money from influencer marketing, I’m probably gonna make you mad. The first thing you need to know is that most brands don’t want to pay you. Like, for real. Most bloggers barely make $4 a day from sponsored posts. But, don’t get distracted, it is possible to make a great income from influencer marketing. You have to follow some steps to get your brand ready to work with your favorite sponsors. Continue reading “#BloggerLife: How to get brands to work with you”