The Blog Party at Polyvore HQ + Networking Tips

By | 2017-04-05T11:45:24+00:00 October 21st, 2014|Advice, Events|

The Blog Party was created by Jamie (founder of and she created this unique event to give bloggers a chance to mingle and connect with amazing brands, companies in the area, and other bloggers who are looking to widen their network. The Blog Party was hosted at Polyvore HQ and I had a chance [...]

Wise Words: Let It All Go

By | 2017-04-05T11:45:24+00:00 June 10th, 2014|Advice, Wise Words|

I’ve been working since I was 14. I’ve always had a job and even when I was between jobs, I was always looking for more work or part time work. When you go to a technical college you benefit by graduating sooner than all of your friends who chose to do a 4-year degree, but [...]

Wake Up We’re Dreaming

By | 2017-04-05T11:45:29+00:00 December 13th, 2013|Advice, Style, Style Finds|

Today I got the most exciting news! Luis surprised me with a trip to Cancun, Mexico for my birthday! I can’t even remember the last time I’ve been there. It’s going to be so nice to finally get “away” for a few days and just UNWIND. My design programs are the first to tell you [...]

Midnight Rambles

By | 2017-04-05T11:45:29+00:00 November 24th, 2013|Advice, Midnight Rambles|

I’m starting this column for two reasons. 1. Because I can. 2. Because I often (more like everyday) find myself in situations where I just want to talk it out. Really dig deep and express my thoughts. Throw them out there and see where they go and who they stick to. In hopes that one [...]

Q&A with Luis & Melissa: Part II

By | 2017-04-05T11:45:29+00:00 November 14th, 2013|Advice|

What’s your opinion on long distance relationships? Do they work, not work, or how do you make them work? L: Damn… That’s a hard question. Long distance relationships suck! It all depends on both individuals. It depends on how much you love/trust each other, how much you’re willing to sacrifice to be with that person, [...]

Book Smart: You’re A Badass

By | 2017-04-05T11:45:29+00:00 October 22nd, 2013|Advice, Book Smart|

Recently, I found myself in a deep funk that I just couldn't get rid of. It leeched itself onto my day-to-day interactions and really lowered my spirits for awhile. I think that we often forget it's normal to go through different moods at crazy times and for entirely different reasons. As you start to grow [...]

Q&A with Luis & Melissa: Part I

By | 2017-04-05T11:45:30+00:00 October 8th, 2013|Advice|

Luis and I started dating Summer of 2004 and it has been an incredible and life changing experience. We were that typical on-and-off-again couple that people didn’t think would last… and here we are! 9 years later, we’re wanting to share a little of our knowledge with the world. It started when our friends would [...]