SBC: link love.

Ohhh the Internet. Full of "experts” and articles that we just can’t stop reading/sharing on Facebook.

Here are some links I’ve checked out recently that I thought were worth sharing (whether for a good read or just a good laugh).




Mark Manson

This guy’s articles are definitely worth a read. Possibly tough to swallow…but on point.


The Great Unraveling


7 Dodgy Food Practices Banned in Europe That Are Just Fine Here


New York on Instagram Vs New York in Real Life

Every time I think I’ve quit BuzzFeed, they nail it with posts like this.


At This Adult Camp, Social Networking Means Hot Tubbing, Breakdancing, And An Open Bar



Meet The Homeless Man Who Survives By Going Home With Women And Looking Good (Video)

Some might find this disheartening/insulting, others humorous. Either way it’s thought-provoking and definitely worth watching.


6 Ways to Manage and Thrive Through Transition and Change


Typewritten Verse

When you need some inspiration via the good ol’ BIBLE.


The Pros and Cons of the Paleo Diet


Guard Your Gates


16 Books You Need To Read This Fall


Is “Hangry” Real?

I didn’t even have to read this to know hell yes it is.


‘Cause Anything Could Happn: Finally a Dating App That Gets You A Second Chance at a First Impression

How cool/fun is this app? Whether or not actual (good) dates come out of it is inconclusive.


Agoraphobia and the Telecommuter

Looks like working from home isn’t for everyone.


I Dressed Like An Idiot At Fashion Week To See How Easy It Is To Get Street-Snapped




Read any good articles/blogs lately? Let me know- would love to check them out!

SBC: a(nother) day in the life + thankful thursday.

September Blogging Challenge ||

Hey hey, happy Thursday!

How’s the September Blogging Challenge going for you? Be sure to send me the links to your posts (comment, tweet, etc.) – would love to check ‘em out


And FYI – I *will* be putting together a challenge for October. Be on the lookout!


#17: a day

read more… SBC: a(nother) day in the life + thankful thursday.

GML’s favorite hair trends for fall.

knotted half up

We’ve gone over some of my favorite fashion trends for fall – and now onto DA HAIR.

I have a love/hate relationship with hair styles/trends. I WANT to rock them myself, but the extent to which I switch up my hair is whether I part it in the middle or on the side.

SO in

read more… GML’s favorite hair trends for fall.

snapshots | 9.16.14.

Brooklyn wedding

I always try to find a way to make these snapshots posts cohesive, but it never works. I guess the all-over-the-place-ness is what makes them unique, right?

I’ll start with last Friday, where I went to the lovely wedding of my friends Mark and Trish.

It also happened to be the

read more… snapshots | 9.16.14.

SBC: makeup-less monday & what beauty means to me.

As I mentioned earlier, for some reason I thought the 16th was a Monday when I made the September Blogging Challenge (hence the “makeupless Monday”).

So for the sake of maintaining my fancy alliteration I’m posting this a day early. Cool? Cool.


makeup-less Monday / what beauty means to me.


So here’s me.

read more… SBC: makeup-less monday & what beauty means to me.

SBC: playing catch up.

September Blogging Challenge ||

Ah, I can’t believe we’re already halfway through the September Blogging Challenge! I’m loving how many of you jumped on it along with me. I’ve already gotten a few requests for a October Blogging Challenge – would any of you be into that…?

Anyway, I missed a few days, so here’s a bit of a

read more… SBC: playing catch up.

my first fashion show.

J.Mendel NYFW

I’ve attended tons of fashion week events since living in New York, but I had yet to go to an actual fashion show!

…until yesterday

BlogHer reached out to me a few weeks ago asking if I’d like to attend a show courtesy of Diet Coke, and I of course jumped on the opportunity.

read more… my first fashion show.

Juicy Couture Overdose event.

Juicy Couture Overdose Event NYC

On Tuesday night I attended the Juicy Couture Overdose event at Goldbar hosted by SheKnows Experts, and it was so much fun! The event was to celebrate the launch of Juicy Couture’s newest perfume – Viva la Juicy Gold Couture.

The event really embodied exactly what you’d think “Couture Overdose” would be –

read more… Juicy Couture Overdose event.

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