:: 5 Brands Who Practice Giving Tuesday Everyday ::

This year, grab a gift from (or give one to) a company that practices Giving Tuesday every day of the year.

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Happy Giving Tuesday y’all!

As I’ve noted on social media on several occasions this year, 2017 has brought a heightened sense of sadness and concern for the state of affairs not only in the United States, but abroad as well. Our world is hurting, and I often feel as though I fail to do my part to alleviate the pain. I am a teacher first, and a blogger second. While sharing outfit inspirations and the latest deal is fun, I wouldn’t be myself if I didn’t pause every once and awhile and teach both ya’ll (and myself) a few new things. I tell my students that learning math is about challenging yourself as a thinker and opening up your brain to learn different ways to find solutions. In reflecting on what I can do to be a better global citizen, I thought about challenging myself as a consumer. Read More

:: Holiday Gift Guide: For the Fitness Novice ::

Today, I’m excited to present my first holiday gift guide of the season: gift ideas for the fitness novice.

Happy Sunday darlings!

Now, I already know some of you may be thinking. “Girl, I have it on good authority that you haven’t seen the inside of the gym in a smooth couple of months.” Admittedly, I have an affinity for avoiding strenuous physical activity, and honestly, if it wasn’t a Sunday I would deny that claim until the cows came home. I use to, however, be an avid runner.

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:: How to Wear a Velvet Midi Skirt ::

Hello Friday!

Is it just me, or has November been a whirlwind of a month? Aside from posting on Instagram, I haven’t had the chance to even remotely think about blogging. Between the end of first quarter, planning meetings at work, and catching up on my graduate school load, I even postponed celebrating my birthday! Although I should probably read or grade right now, I’m thankful to be home in San Diego and for some extra time to indulge with y’all for a bit. I hope you had a great Thanksgiving.

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