This post started last night when I was trying to get ready for dinner and realized I basically FORGOT how to do makeup. For all the hours of YouTube videos on beauty tips, tricks, and reviews, I couldn’t for the life of me pull together a look. Which got me thinking much more existentially: whatContinue reading ““GOOP” with the Flow | 6 Easy Beauty Lessons Learned in 2020″
New to me but not to the fashion scene, Australian-born, Paris-based womenswear house ELLERY is, quite frankly, a freaking dream. “From architectural silhouettes to artistic inspirations, ELLERY encourages self-expression with a decisive and avant-garde aesthetic.” Founded in 2007 by Aussie Kym Ellery, the brand is all about empowering women through luxury attire. A novel concept?Continue reading “Designer Spotlight | ELLERY – The brand that must be on your wish list”
A simple guide to express how you’re processing miscarriage without feeling like it’s TMI. While so many couples head into the 2020 holiday season excited as they await “quarennial” baby additions in the new year, just as many couples (if not more) are wondering, waiting, grieving, imaging “what could have been.” No “arrival” ornaments adorningContinue reading “In “Petal Moments” | How to Talk about Miscarriage – Holiday Edition”
Wine and Watch these 9 French-Inspired Shows & Movies While You Wait for Season 2 of Emily in Paris | Vogue
Emma Specter | November 11, 2020 Adjust your berets and dig your Picasso-style striped shirts out of the back of the closet, because the smash-hit Netflix series Emily in Paris is coming back for a second season. While we—okay, I—have criticized elements of the show in the past (most notably its off-putting fatphobia), it’s stillContinue reading “Wine and Watch these 9 French-Inspired Shows & Movies While You Wait for Season 2 of Emily in Paris | Vogue”
Travel Back in Time | The Faroe Islands & “52 Places to Go in 2015” – Does the list still hold true?
For many of us, food and travel are kindred spirits which haven’t been accessible this past year for obvious reasons. But to travel, to have an authentic experience, one must eat the local cuisine at the heart of culture. I was skimming through old content and happened to find this piece I’d written five yearsContinue reading “Travel Back in Time | The Faroe Islands & “52 Places to Go in 2015” – Does the list still hold true?”
Once is never enough, let’s talk cleansing again!Quick Cleansing Rules and My Top 5 Cleanser Picks Ah face cleanser. The most important part of any skincare routine, yet until about two years ago I never gave it two thoughts. Recently however I’ve been getting questions about cleanser. I think we’ve all finally realized that withoutContinue reading “For Dummies, The Series: Face Cleanser”
I usually feel agnostic when it comes to Advent calendars. In my mind they’re synonymous with mini chackies that can be okay, but will likely end up in the bin or junk drawer. NOT IN 2020 because as with everything else, I have this weird change of heart. Maybe I’m striving to appreciate the smallContinue reading “Advent Calendars To Get Every Member Of The Family Through The Rest Of 2020”
I get it. I know. ‘The Cheeky Genova’ hasn’t been so cheeky lately. More doom and gloom, right? That vortex of negativity I used to reference in my videos – jeez, haven’t done one of those in a while – I guess I’m stuck in it. But why? And how do I snap out ofContinue reading “Not So Cheeky Lately”
Dear Chrissy, It feels strange to open this letter with ‘how are you.’ Yet, wishing people asked more often, I’ll say: How are you? I can only pretend to know how you’re feeling right now. Perhaps it’s the walls of the world crumbling, the skies collapsing, the ground shaking. For me, it was as ifContinue reading “A Letter to Chrissy | Say”
Take a lesson from “Parks and Rec.” 7 unnecessary things to buy right now that’ll having you feeling yourself by treating yourself. 1. (Starting with an easy, practical choice) Cashmere Sweater Yes, we know you love your sweats and have been reveling in #WFH attire. But if you’re anything like me you’ve started to getContinue reading “Easy Buys to Treat Yourself”
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