Good Enough

Good Enough

Fresh out of college, the entire world at my feet. All I have to do is walk through the door. It's open, waiting, full of opportunity and promise.  But I stand, stuck, afraid to put one foot in front of the other. Afraid of not being good enough. For five and a half years, all [...]


15 Years

We wake up today, on a sunny Sunday morning. We go out for the paper, we drink our k-cup coffee, we scroll through our emails and social media feeds on our smart phones. We get in the car and head to church, to the grocery store, to wherever we have to go in our busy [...]

Woah, Did I Just Say I Liked a Drugstore Foundation?!

So let's start by saying I HATE drugstore foundation, with the exception of NYX (because almost everything they make is brilliant). I have lived my adult-ish years believing that since I have oily, acne-prone, awful skin, I HAVE to pay an arm, a leg, my soul, and half a month's rent to get a foundation [...]

Are White Bridesmaid’s Dresses Trendy or Tacky?

White has traditionally been reserved for the bride, but it’s 2015 and we all like to break the norm every now and then, right? White bridesmaid’s dresses have made their way into the mainstream, and boy oh boy are they beautiful! By putting your gals in a short, white bridesmaid’s dress, you open the door [...]

Stepping Into the Real World: My First Week on the Job

My internship at Southern Bride Magazine is a dream come true. The five women in our office are warm, welcoming, and eager to help me learn the ropes. This semester, I will be writing three different blog posts weekly, that may or may not be published on their website! I am also under our Advertising [...]