Y’all must have noticed - things are a little different around here! Similar, yet different. Right? More on that later this week but I think what’s amazing is how this 2016 is flying by and yet again I’m getting on a plane Wednesday to fly across an ocean to visit my 8th and 9th country this year. While I’ve been so lucky to see so much, I also have yet to master the art of packing, I’m convinced those God’s have no intention of ever smiling on me ever… it’s fine. I’ll just sit on my . . .
Calling all influencers - did you see the news yesterday? I know we haven't done a from the desk post in a while and while this may be a departure from PR 101, I figured a peek under the hood of what I do was timely given that one of the biggest influencer networks closed its doors yesterday. Update: The original article noted MODE declared bankruptcy which is factually inaccurate – the statement has been updated. The network was one of the first to operationalize the bloggers . . .
Confession - I’m officially in denial that summer is over. If my next round of travel is any indication - I refuse to say goodbye to warm sunny weather. But if you’ve ever experienced fall in New York City it’s one of the best times of the year. The city gets its bustle back, the weather is perfect for boots and cozy sweaters and there’s something about the season that makes you want to get out and explore. If you’ve been following me on Instagram, I’ve been looking at New York . . .
That headline though!? Pinch me! Yes - I’m off on Eurotrip #2 at the end of this month for 10 days! 3 countries, 7 cities and all the Mediterranean and Aegean sea and sun! I have to say this year has been quite a whirlwind. Over the course of the last year (October 2015 - October 2016), and including this trip, I will have visited 9 countries, 15 international cities and spent 59 days abroad. Hows that for kicking my New Years Resolutions and Bday bucket list in the butt! The . . .
Here we are, another year older, wiser, stronger, better. Happy Birthday to me! I think I spent the better part of writing this post scouring Susan Miller’s website for the statement that would define my 28th year, which led me to Brene Brown, then Pinspiration and then an Instagram feed on fancy cocktails - likely story! Shall we pour the rosé? Like years prior I went back and read my 26 and 27 birthday posts to see if life had been living up to previous expectations. Here’s to . . .