I’ve wanted to write this post for a really long time. Pretty much ever since I discovered the ugly side of blogging – all of the competition – I’ve been asking myself why bloggers are competitive with each other.
To me, it makes NO sense. I’m all about collaboration versus competition, and I’ve made sure to cultivate friendships within the blogging community which are based on that principle. The photography in this post actually features one such friendship – my dear friend Anna, who runs the blog Fleurdille (you must check her out if you don’t already follow her!!).
Hey there. Yep, it’s me. Still alive. Just been super busy (read more about what I’ve been busy doing here). While I got accustomed to working a 9-to-5 again (and to maintaining a more normal sleep schedule), I decided to take a break from the blog. Partially because I was too tired each night to write anything sensical, partially because I was really just looking out for y’all. I know, I’m so sweet.
To mark my return to the blogging world, I thought I’d share my top picks for the comfiest shoes for summer travels. Because I feel like just about everybody is on vacay celebrating pre-back-to-school right now. And I’m stuck reliving my June European Adventure in my dreams (#cubelife is my reality).
I meant to post yesterday. And I meant to post this earlier. But guess who has not one but TWO broken A/C units currently? THIS GIRL. Oh and it’s the hottest Dallas has been in about 100 years (but actually). So that’s great.
Obviously I’m not wearing this look in this weather. Instead, I’m stuck here dreaming of cooler temperatures. During which I can finally wear this gorgeous coat. BTW it’s included in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (as is the rest of this look) andddd that same sale is now open to all who wish to shop it (cue the yay’s!).
Okay before we get carried away: this look is exactly what I would wear on a date this fall. Like I might wear this exact look in fact. And how shall I meet said date? By perusing my favorite dating apps, of course!
Guess who forgot to click “schedule” on her blog post last night?
This girl. Whoops.
Today’s blogging basics post has been requested time and time again. Really anytime yours truly has decided to take breaks from blogging. Like during my trip last month. And during my move and final exams in April/May. And during my trips in February and March. You get the picture.
So today, I’m going to share not only why you can but also why you should take breaks from blogging.
Happy Amazon Prime Day! The deals launched yesterday at noon Pacific time (2PM Central)… and since I wrote this blog post last night at around 8:30PM, there are probably a whooooole lotta deals I’m missing in my roundup that launched while I was sleeping! You can shop all of the deals by clicking here. Andddd you can shop the rest of my picks (again, all sourced last night so I might be missing a few!) here.
Before we dive in: you might recognize the location for today’s photos. Yep, these photos were taken when I went to Versailles last month. Why am I posting a LOFT dress taken at Versailles for Amazon Prime Day? Because today’s pretty much the closest I get to feeling like a pretty pretty princess / a big spender all year.
Vacuum? Add to cart. New TV? Pish posh, let’s do it – it’s basically free. Okay that brings my total to about 40% less than I had budgeted… so let’s grab a few more things BECAUSE WE CAN.