Why Bloggers Are Competitive with Each Other (I Think it’s Dumb)

Why Bloggers Are Competitive with Each Other | How to Create a Community of Collaboration Over Competition |

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!!).

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My Favorite Dating Apps and Why + Lili Alessandra Nordstrom Giveaway

My Favorite Dating Apps | Best Free Dating Apps | What to Wear on a First Date this Fall via lifestyle blogger, Glitter & Spice

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!

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Why You Should Take Breaks from Blogging

Why You Should Take Breaks from Blogging by veteran fashion & travel blogger, Glitter & Spice

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.

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My 5 Picks for the Best Happy Hour in Dallas + a 30 Before 30 Update

My 5 Picks for the Best Happy Hour in Dallas | Best Happy Hour Uptown Dallas via Dallas fashion blogger, Glitter & Spice

After quite the gluttonous weekend, is it really any surprise I’m writing about the best happy hour in Dallas today? I mean, yes, it’s my first day of work… and that’s definitely worth mentioning… but so is the fact that I have 5 awesome spots at which I can grab a post-work cocktail for $5.

Makin’ money and savin’ money. Look at me go.

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My Summer Travels Bag Spill with Tampax

Summer Travels Bag Spill with Tampax, Tampax Pocket Radiant

As y’all know, I’m currently on a month-long adventure around Europe. One question I keep getting is what the heck did I throw in my bag to prepare for one month away from home?

And before we continue: yes, one month. Every woman reading this knows what that means: getting your period while on vacation. During the summer. Likely while wearing either a white dress or a bathing suit.  The most fun.

Since I don’t [yet] do YouTube, I thought the easiest way to go through all of my essentials I packed in my handbag would be to do a summer travels bag spill. Obviously including these tampons. Because, again, I’m gone for a month, y’all!

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