I meant to post more this week… but the week totally got away from me. I worked several 10+ hour-long days and – quite honestly – the last thing I want to do when I get home after a day like that is work more. But, due to a combination of the Nordstrom Sale opening for public access on Friday (see all of my activewear picks here!) and the fact that I get so many emails about my weekly workout routine as a curvy blogger, I stood up against lazy me and wrote this post after a very long day.
The first thing that I want to communicate in this post is that looks can be misleading: just because somebody is skinny, doesn’t mean they’re healthy… just like somebody being curvier doesn’t mean they’re unhealthy. I describe my body type as “curvy” (I range from a size 6 to a size 10, based on the brand) and I work out regularly. I try to eat healthy. At the start of the summer, I started working out with a personal trainer. This was not in lieu of other workouts: my sessions with The Kalon Life are in addition to my already existing weekly fitness routine.
Hi friends! You don’t normally hear from me on Fridays but SURPRISE HERE I AM!
I’ve got some exciting news for you: I’ve teamed up with some of my other blogger friends to give y’all the chance to win a mini Gucci Marmont purse! This bag is oh-so pretty and I cannot wait for one of y’all to win it. And yes, this is in ADDITION to this giveaway and this giveaway in which I’m giving away a $1000 gift card (PER GIVEAWAY!) to Nordstrom to spend in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale going on right now!
Keep reading to enter the mini Gucci Marmont giveaway!
Thanks for all of your support for last week’s posts, lovelies! I so enjoyed reading each and every email, comment, and DM – it so makes my day to know my posts are answering all of your questions and that y’all appreciate my posts.
Since y’all liked this post and this post so much, I thought I’d kick off this week by answering another question from y’all: how to choose the right MBA program for you.
As most of you know, I just finished my first year of my MBA program here in Dallas. I spent months deliberating between the various MBA programs. Looking back now, I have zero doubt that I made absolutely the right decision for me. So it’s about time I shared how I came to that decision.
Sorry for the late post, friends. This one’s a big one, so I needed one extra night to work on it.
At least three or four times each week, I’m asked either about blogging as a concept, or about how bloggers make money (the latter is much more frequently asked than the former). It seems like there is a lot of confusion as to what exactly I do, why I do it, and how I’ve managed to monetize it.
Sooooo…. hopefully this lil post clears some of the air.
A) sorry for the way delayed post. Technical difficulties + sleeping = no post.
B) Today and tomorrow (as well as a bunch of the posts in the coming weeks!) are focused on my most frequently received questions from readers… both about life as well as about my blog.
See [every guy I’ve ever dated]? I do listen!
And now for today’s post: I moved to Dallas in the summer of 2013. At the time, I knew a small handful of people in Dallas; I had a few friends from high school and my years at sleep-away camp who lived here. AKA I found myself aged 23 and needing to figure out how to make friends in a new city as an adult.