Maven Car-Sharing App Review: Your Phone Is The Key To Your Next Cool Car

Back in April, GM Motors launched it’s Maven car-sharing app in Baltimore. Since our wedding was mostly DIY (read: we did everything ourselves) it made perfect sense to utilize this service for our wedding weekend. But also, what bride has $300 for a limo to take them from the hotel to the venue, and for me, that was 10 miles–not…
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3 Must-Read DIY Beauty Tips My Mom Swore By + A Chance To Win $100 [GIVEAWAY ENDED]

The older I get the more interested in beauty I am. My mother was my beauty icon. I gaze at her pictures and remember how beautiful she was! I remember sitting on her bed watching her get ready for dates with my dad. She would literally have to put me out. My mom notoriously used Noxema, and ALWAYS rolled her…
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3 Things I Vow To Remember To Do On My Wedding Day

It’s hard to believe that my wedding is in less than 3 weeks. Guys, in wedding language that’s basically tomorrow. And even though I’ve been planning since the moment I got engaged last year and I have lists and notes plastered everywhere in my office I still feel so unprepared. I’m officially overloaded with information on wedding hacks and must haves…
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What Beauty Means To Me (Inspired by Dove’s Real Beauty Production Short Films)

“I’m not interested in hiding it!” That declaration from Diana Wright tugged at my heartstrings. She’s referring to her prosthesis. The teacher and mom of two daughters lost her leg after a car accident and is one of the subjects in the short films from Dove Real Beauty Productions, the brainchild of Shonda Rhimes and Dove. As I watched each film…
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Ulta Beauty Opens This Fall in NYC & Here’s What You Should Snatch!

Can you believe that New York is finally getting an Ulta Beauty store? *gasp* The beauty retailer is launching a new store in the Fall of 2017 on Manhattan’s Upper East Side (184 East 86th Street at Third Avenue) and we got a preview of the store’s hottest fall beauty collections. From our favorite Ulta products to our beloved Maybelline and new…
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Buy or Nah: Estée Edit The Edgiest Kohl Shadow Stick

Even though I love makeup (with both my pinky toes and all my greys) I have no desire to spend two or three hours doing my makeup. I’m already late. I already wait until the last minute to get myself ready. I already want extra sleep in the morning. I already don’t really want to go anywhere. I’m already never really ready…
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A First-Timer’s Guide to Dîner en Blanc

I’ve always been on the outside of the hashtag #DinerEnBlanc. Usually sitting on my couch looking in on the fun from my iPhone checking out all the party goers slaying their Summer White. But this summer, my girls and I decided to attend Dîner En Blanc in Baltimore. Not only was this my first time attending the Dîner En Blanc event but it…
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I’m 40 & my body is betraying me… or is this normal?

Turning 40 has been nothing short of a privilege for me. I remember having grown woman talks with my mother and my favorite aunties about the joys and downfalls of becoming a “real woman”. Because contrary to popular belief, becoming a woman doesn’t automatically happen at the age of 18 or when you’re out in the world paying bills believing…
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