Being a blogger has its perks. To be fair, it is also a tremendous amount of work. Grueling and isolating it also comes with a high risk of a widening rear end from all the sitting, but some days, some days there are perks. Today is one of those perk days. The good folks at the Rakuten Network have a special Bonus Box that they send to 50 lucky bloggers each quarter and I am one of the lucky this time.…

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Curated for the holidays, but fun all year long, the POPSUGAR Must Have Box for December is full of sparkly goodies and yummy treats. With minimalist accessories that are super stylish and versatile, POPSUGAR delivers happiness once again!

Inside the POPSUGAR Must Have Box – December

Odeme Catchall + Ring Dish

It took me a long time to appreciate the value of having decorative dishes as catchalls for the many small items strewn across the tabletops in my home.…

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Body positivity. We hear the term a lot lately and I wonder, what comes up for you when you hear it. I automatically imagine plus-sized women marching through the clothing aisle, gleefully flinging skimpy outfits to the side as they sing an ’embrace your curves’ medley. OK, maybe that’s the musical theater version of it (which is odd because I don’t like musicals) but whatever the image in my head is, it’s definitely comprised of women who are all plus-sized.…

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September is special this year for a couple of reasons. One, there’s a Black Moon on the 30th and two, the September POPSUGAR Must Have Box includes a sharp, wide-brimmed black hat by Jack & Lucy. This is all very fancy for me because I’ve decided to add hats to my wardrobe this fall (in addition to only wearing athleisure outfits) and a Black Moon is the second New Moon in a calendar month.…

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