5 Podcasts You Should Be Listening To + a Giveaway!

Podcasts I've Been Listening to Lately | 5 Podcasts You Should Be Listening To 2018 | Podcast Recommendations via life and style blogger, Glitter & Spice

Now that I’ve rejoined the wonderful world of corporate America (and have quite the lengthy commute), I’ve gotten very into podcasts. And I mean very into them. My mornings aren’t complete without listening to my podcasts.

I talked about my love for The Daily in this post. And, if you follow me on Instagram, you might’ve seen me mention a few of my other faves on Instagram Stories. But I thought it about time I sat down and shared my favorite podcasts you should be listening to (and why I love them!).

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What to Wear to an Office Holiday Party

What to Wear to an Office Holiday Party | Purple Holiday Dress | Formal Holiday Attire via Dallas fashion blogger Glitter & Spice

If your schedule is anything like mine these next few weeks, it’s filled to the brim with holiday season fun. Here’s what I have planned thus far:

Wednesday: holiday shopping event, hosted by my friend Whitney.

Thursday: my company’s casual holiday party.

Friday: holiday dinner with friends.

Saturday: my annual holiday party / my first holiday party at my new house.

And that’s just the next five days. Next week is even worse (read: every night).

But really, all of that is nothing. In years past, I’ve been a +1 to many a friend’s office holiday party – sometimes packing as many as five fiestas into a two-week period. And in college it was even worse with all of the formals and date parties. It’s a wonder I studied at all.

Basically all of that is to say I now really have figuring out what to wear to an office holiday party nailed down pat. And I’m going to share my Jedi-level holiday attire wisdom with all of you today. Get excited.

Oh and PS all of my looks can be found at Nordstrom. So if you have a holiday party this week, go ahead and click to order online as you can just pick it up in store!

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Where to Shop Online for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Where to Shop Online for Black Friday and Cyber Monday | Best Black Friday Sales Online | Best Cyber Monday Sales

So I have a little surprise for y’all. In addition to telling you where to shop online for Black Friday and Cyber Monday (aka all of the Cyber Week sales), I also picked out my fav gifts of the season. These gifts are not only broken up by each retailer, but they’re also in my annual Holiday Guide!

That’s right, friends: it’s live! ICYMI on my Instagram/Instagram Stories/the Facebook Announcement, my Holiday Guide is live and even bigger and better than last year’s guide! It includes over 100 of my favorite gifts of the holiday season, as well as nearly 100 items for you to buy yourself! Treat yo’ self 2018.

If at any time you want to find the Holiday Guide, click the Holiday dropdown in my navigation bar. The guide will also be at the bottom of ALL POSTS published between now and New Year’s Eve. And that includes today’s post. Obviously. So get excited.

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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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9 Fun Ideas for a First Date + Best of the Shopbop Sale

9 Fun Ideas for a First Date, What to wear on a first date in early April

If you’ve been reading the blog for a while, you might remember that I go on some of the world’s worst first dates. Seriously. If who could go on the worst dates were a competition, I’d be on a box of Wheaties.

Sporting more gold medals around my neck than Michael Phelps.

As a result, I thought it would be nice to do the world a favor and come up with a few fun ideas for a first date. And maybe share a few of my horror stories, just for entertainment’s sake.

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