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Womanista Shopping: 5 can’t-miss online retailers

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I love online shopping. I love shopping in general, but it’s really fun when you can shop at a boutique across the Atlantic Ocean or design your own custom throw pillow, all while sipping coffee in your living room. Online retailers have made discovering chic global brands as easy as a few strokes on your […]

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Womanista Style: Gold Rush

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I am loving gold lately (ok fine, more than lately – all the time!) This rich metallic is so versatile and great to mix in everywhere in your life – from you makeup, to your home decor, to your wardrobe. Here are a few pieces that I’m seriously loving – just click directly on the […]

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Womanista Love: A “Look Good Feel Better” recap

I had the pleasure of spending the afternoon with Look Good Feel Better & The National Women’s Survivors Convention on Friday and it was so inspiring & fabulous! Look Good Feel Better provides free workshops for women dealing with the appearance side effects of chemo, radiation, and other treatments – they team beauty & styling tips […]

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Womanista Beauty: Look Good Feel Better

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When I started this blog, I wanted to build a community where, as women, we could chit-chat about fun stuff like cute shoes, a great red lipstick, and where you can sip the perfect glass of wine in cities around the globe. But I also wanted to connect on a more personal level, about stuff […]

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Womanista Beauty: Travel Essentials

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I find myself in an airport and on a plane a lot. Ok fine, a whole lot. (As a matter of fact, I’m blogging via an airplane right now!) There are some incredible perks of being a global traveler, but having good skin is not one of them! All of that dry, recycled air can […]

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Womanista GIVEAWAY!

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Hey womanistas! I have some exciting news…I teamed up with the fabulous ladies of Velvet’s Edge (if you don’t follow their blog, you should! It’s gorge!) to launch the #LivingInStyleGiveaway and we want to give YOU a ton of goodies from some of Nashville’s most exclusive boutiques. There is some AMAZING stuff and it’s valued […]

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Womanista Love: A love letter to friendship

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I’ve been thinking a lot about friendship lately. And how much it enriches a life to share deep, meaningful connections with friends. It is truly one of the joys of my life, to have great friendships with some incredible women. Some of my dearest friends are going through incredible joys right now and some are […]

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This Week I’m Loving: July 4th Edition!

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One of my favorite holidays of the year, July 4th, is in just a few short days!! I mostly love the 4th because we all get to live in the Land of the Free & the Home of the Brave…but I also love hamburgers & lakes & fireworks (you know, typical celebratory 4th of July […]

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Womanista Beauty: Meet your new favorite Nail Polish

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I absolutely love getting a manicure and I absolutely hate getting shellac polish. This happens to be a #firstworldproblems issue for me because I am really rough on my nails (I don’t really know why, but I just am and they end up chipped like 5 mins post-manicure). So anyway, I have long lived with the […]

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Womanista Gift Guide: Father’s Day

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Guys. They can be so hard to shop for! And Father’s Day is really the one day of the year that is just for them. They can lay around, watch golf, and request beer & snack refills without a hint of hesitation (at least, that’s how my dad liked to spend Father’s day!) This will […]

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My Look: CMT Awards Fashion & Glam

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Last night I went to one of the most FUN parties of the year: The CMT Awards! We had such an awesome night, and Lady Antebellum performed their new song “Bartender” to a rockin’ outdoor crowd! So now for the fun fashion deets…I wore one of my favorite designers, Cushnie et Ochs. Their designs just fit […]

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Womanista Beauty: Summer Skin Care – Splurge vs. Save

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When it comes to the summer months, I’m all about being outside as much as possible (HELLLLLO, SUNSHINE!) But that means my skin can really take a beating with the heat, humidity, and the sun’s rays. The most important thing in my summer skin regimine is protecting my face with a high SPF sunscreen (For […]

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Womanista Gift Guide: Mother’s Day

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Still looking for the perfect gift for mother’s day? I’ve got you covered with some super glam treats that every mom on your list will love! Happy day to all you womanista moms out there – You are incredibly wonderful and have the hardest job in the world! Make sure to celebrate yourself this weekend! […]

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Womanista Wish List: This week I’m loving (Happy Spring Edition!)

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It is amazing what a little warmth & sunshine can do for my mood – I don’t know about you, womanistas, but Spring makes me H-A-P-P-Y! In honor of this season of growth, new beginnings, & lots of happy moments soaking up the sun, here are a few things I’m loving! 1. This video. I […]

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Womanista Beauty: LOOK Style Society

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Happy April, womanistas! It FINALLY feels like spring in Nashville (HALLELUJAH!) and I’m ready to glamify myself for the warm weather. I recently checked out LOOK Style Society in Las Vegas and it.was.awesome. It’s a one stop shop for hair, makeup, nails, tanning. Seriously, you can go to one gorgeously outfitted locale for all of […]

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Womanista Beauty: Gorgeous Hair on The Dolce & Gabbana Runway

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I am always excited to see what new, gorgeous designs Dolce & Gabbana sends down the runway each season. Each piece is romantic & ethereal and oozes Italian glamour! Their recent show in Milan showcasing the Fall/Winter 2014 collection was no different (totally gorge!) I was also mesmerized by the soft, feminine hair that each […]

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Womanista Beauty: Inside Scoop from a “Nashville Wife”

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I get asked a lot, “What’s it like to be married to a musician?” and “Is it really hard to have a husband who is gone all the time?” – From my experience, I think people are really fascinated to get an inside glance at what it’s like to live life in the Nashville music […]

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Womanista Love: Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year, womanistas! Today I’m toasting 2013 (with some Krug, thankyouverymuch). It has been a year of fun, excitement, happiness, life lessons, incredible blessings, and intense loss. My sweet, wonderful, funny, wise, & incredible dad passed away on December 14th. The past few weeks have been just…weird. Today is the first day I have […]

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Womanista Gift Guide: Gifts for your Guy

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I don’t know about you, womanistas, but the guys on my Christmas list are usually left until the end of my shopping adventures because, well, guys can be tricky to find gifts for. So this year I didn’t waste any time and went straight to the experts for ideas—Bobby Rossi and Josh Keller, co-founders of […]

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Womanista Fashion: The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

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So last night I hung out with a bunch of models in their underwear…at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show! It.Was.Fabulous. The VS team creates such a fun production that it’s like being at a concert, a fashion show, and some sort of cool broadway show all at the same time. The runway is made of […]

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Womanista Beauty: CMA Awards Glam (2013!)

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On Wednesday night, Nashville celebrated the CMA Awards (also known as “Country Music’s Biggest Night!”) The show was really, really great and it was fun to sip some champagne & catch up with friends while wearing a gown & some diamonds (more on those diamonds later – they were AMAZING!) I started my day at […]

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