My Weekly Fitness Routine

My Weekly Fitness Routine

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.

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An Extra-Special Surprise Friday Post!

Mini Gucci Marmont Giveaway

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!

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How to Choose the Right MBA Program for You

How to Choose the Right MBA Program For You

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.

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What is Blogging and How Do Bloggers Make Money?

White Fringe Shift Dress

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.

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How to Make Friends in a New City as an Adult

How to Make Friends in a New City as an Adult

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.

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