How to Dress for Spring in Texas (Because It’s Hard, Y’all!)

How to Dress for Spring in Texas (Because It's Hard, Y'all!), Soludos Espadrilles with Flamingos

Happy Monday. I’ve been busy prepping for some fun things I have up my sleeves in the next few weeks. And celebrating the weekend. Obviously.

Today, we’re talking all about how to dress for spring in Texas. If this is your first spring in the lone star state, may the force be with you. Texas weather is notoriously erratic. In the past week, we’ve had a day of 50°F and rainy and a day of 87°F without a cloud in the sky.

So… umm… how the eff does one prep for that?!

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Generating New Blog Post Topics + 9 Blog Post Ideas

Generating New Blog Post Topics + 9 Blog Post Ideas, Cooper St Gardenia Dress

Hey friends! Happy Blogging Basics Wednesday! Today’s topic? How I generate new blog post topics. And for those of you who stick around till the very end, I’ve even included 9 of my favorite blog post ideas.

You know, in the event you’re having that much of an issue coming up with new blog post topics. But no judgement: I’ve been there, y’all.

Oh and PS for all the non-bloggers who don’t really care about generating new blog post topics (again, no judgement), I’ve also included all of the details about this outfit and my trip to Palm Beach! So let’s get to it.

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Edinburgh Travel Guide

Edinburgh Travel Guide_ where to eat in Edinburgh, what to do in Edinburgh, where to stay in Edinburgh for a long weekend in Edinburgh

Soooo it has taken me a while to post my Edinburgh Travel Guide. I spent a long weekend in Edinburgh, December 15-18. Today is March 12. Whoops.

I could blame my tardiness on laziness (which would be about 90% true). But the actual reason why I am so late in launching this Edinburgh Travel Guide? I didn’t know what to say.

In case you’re new to Glitter & Spice and/or don’t know me personally, you should know that me being speechless about anything is a rare occurrence. Especially about travel. I’ve visited all but two continents and, in each and every destination, I am able to define exactly what I love about that country. Sure, it’s usually the food… but I’m able to put it into words.

Edinburgh… it was everything. I loved the people. The architecture of the city. The history. All of the kilts. Heck, I even loved the food! Part of what makes the city so special is the fact that the city is divided into two sectors: Old Town and New Town. The Old Town dates back to as early as the 12th century, while the New Town was built starting in the 1760s. And y’all – I love any city in which the “new” city is older than my country.

I did a long weekend in Edinburgh with my best friend and within 10 minutes of our arrival in the city, we both declared our love for Edinburgh. So much so that I am trying to get back to Scotland for a week this summer, just to experience it again. If you haven’t yet been to Edinburgh, trust me: this is a destination you’ll want to visit.

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How to Make a Product Collage Using Canva + a BIG Giveaway!

How to Make a Product Collage Using Canva, Ann Taylor Pants Fit

Finals are over. The papers are turned in, tests taken, presentations… presented. It’s done. And my week of hellishness is done as well.

Hell week is over – let spring break begin!

This year, I’ll be traveling to Palm Beach with one of my best friends to visit my grandparents. Why did I choose Palm Beach instead of somewhere foreign and exotic (like last year’s trip to Barcelona and Madrid)? A) Because I’m saving up to buy a house and furnish said house. And B) I lost a bet with my grandfather in 2016 so this trip was WAY overdue.

But more on all that later. If you’re new to the blog, every Wednesday (or whenever I can manage to get a post up on a Wednesday) is Blogging Basics Wednesday. This shows you all of the behind-the-scenes of blogging. From the super technical to the super non-technical – from how to create a blog newsletter and the best influencer networks to join to how to balance blogging with a full-time job. Today’s topic? How to make a product collage using Canva.

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My 5 Tips for Writing a Great Resume

My 5 Tips for Writing a Great Resume

As I mentioned in this post, I accepted a job offer late last fall. Leading up to that offer though, I had so many interviews. And I submitted even more applications that didn’t ever lead to an interview. At the end of the day, searching for a job is a numbers game. The more applications you submit, the higher your chances of landing at least one interview. The more interviews you have, the greater your chances of receiving a job offer.

But… what can one do to improve her chances of getting that interview? The simple answer? Make your resume the most appetizing thing that comes across the recruiter’s desk that day. But how does one do that? To help you get your resume in fighting shape, I’ve worked with one of my besties (she works as a recruiter!) to round up my 5 tips for writing a great resume.

Oh and BTW before we dive in: my top, skirtcoat , and sunglasses are all on sale! And you’re def gonna want to register for this week’s giveaway!!! (Trust me!)

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