The Ultimate Tieks Review

I put Tieks by Gavrielli flats to the ultimate test – wearing them for more than two months every day to see if they’re really worth the purchase. Read on for the ultimate Tieks review – which was in ZERO way sponsored by the brand. These views are 100% mine. How much were they? Yes, I know,…

Five Local Raleigh Brands To Check Out

Shop Local Raleigh invited me to their Boutique Blowout last week, and I was pleasantly surprised at the talent right here in Raleigh. Here are a few brands worth checking out and spending your moola on. Klen A chic, wonderfully-designed and delightfully-smelling LOCAL beauty line actually exists! Klen‘s lemon lavender scent smells *exactly* like Thailand, so…

Five Unexpected Things You Need For A Long Flight

I recently flew from Raleigh-Durham to Bangkok, Thailand – the entire travel time clocked in around 23 hours, with flights, layovers and getting through security. It was long. I suffered. But you don’t have to! Here are the five unexpected things you need for a long flight: Underwear that your butt doesn’t eat. Yeah I…

Spon: My Wendy’s Core Salads Experience

I’m heading to the Thai New Year in Bangkok this week. Unbeknownst to me when I booked the tickets, it turns out April is the hottest month of the year in Thailand (science, hmm, probably should have known!), and I’ll be spending two weeks simmering in humid 100-degree weather. That means tank tops. And bathing suits….

Embarrassing Reviews: I Tried A Neti Pot

Wondering if you should try a Neti pot? You’ve come to the right place. Here’s the most comprehensive and (maybe) one of the best neti pot reviews on the internet. There is no moment of my life that I felt more glamorous, drool sliding down my chin like a mastiff’s, while saline water flooded my…

Does it Hold Your Boobs In?: My Lululemon “Wild Tank” Review

Okay, is Lululemon’s “it girl” top worth the $64? It depends. Here’s my Lululemon Wild Tank review. As you know, I love Lululemon dearly. It is very likely the one brand I am ridiculously loyal to, but I’m also very real with. It’s pricey, the styles constantly change (fall in love with a top? Too bad, hope you…

Borghese Fango Mud Review

I’m no stranger to putting mud on my face. The weirder the treatment, the more likely I want to try it. Borghese’s Fango muds are pretty mellow in the “weird” department, so they’re certainly an accessible beauty product for every stage of curiosity, and are sold on Amazon. No need to trek to a specialty…

What Did You Really Want for Christmas?

How about a little white whine this Boxing Day? I spend a lot of time bitching about life in general, which can be a cathartic experience. And you know what? You should too. Take a moment to bitch. Take a moment to complain. Take a moment to be like, “Hey, guess what, I did not…

What It’s Like To Be Sick When You’re Stubborn

1. It’s just a little sneeze. It’s just allergies! 2. I’m fine, I can go to work. 3. Oh hmmm, I might have a little cough here. 4. NO, ILLNESS, YOU WILL NOT OVERTAKE ME. 5. It’s not even that big of a deal. 6. Hi Target, I’ll take one of every single anti-cough medicine you have….

Capital One 360’s Black Friday Weekend Sale – ’til 12/1!

It’s officially the time of year we all start thinking about our New Year’s Resolutions. I, of course, plan on working out everyday, only eating kale, never complaining about work… JK yeah right. But one resolution I am optimistic about is managing my money better. Whether it’s something small like packing my lunch, or something…