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I love devoting a weekend to clearing clutter from bookshelves and coffee tables, and cleaning out closets around the entire house.
Q&A 3 days ago

5 Things You Should Always Do When Spring Cleaning

There’s nothing better than a nice spring cleaning around the house! It almost feels like there’s a little bit of a weight that’s been lifted...

As women, we put an incredible amount of pressure on ourselves to be perfect...

Q&A 1 week ago

How Old Are You?

I never talk about age because, to me, it really is just a number. A number that continues to change as time passes by and...

Q&A 1 week ago

10 Things I've Learned In My 10 Year Relationship

Where does the time go? I was a bit hesitant to do a post surrounding our special anniversary because Grant and I certainly do not...

Don’t try to do everything yourself. People love to help out...

Q&A 2 weeks ago

How To Throw The Perfect Party

I’m not going to lie, I’ve been “stalking” Camille, from Camille Styles, on Instagram for years. I absolutely love her overall style and am always...

Knowing we make people smile and help animals in need is literally the best feeling ever and not something I ever expected would be part of this journey.

Q&A 4 weeks ago

How To Make Your Dog Instagram Famous

I don’t know about you but I just love following pups on Instagram. They bring a huge smile to my face and while I follow...

Dear Damsel What is your favorite go to accessory?

I love a good handbag. I'm also addicted to wearing sunglasses but I rarely change up the pair I am in to.

It's so crazy how photography has turned so digital, that many of us forget the fun of good 'ole fashioned film photography.

Q&A 1 month ago

Why I'm Loving Film Photography

I was scrolling through the thousands and thousands of photos I have saved in dropbox the other day, looking for some old pictures I’d taken...

Dear DamselAsk a Question

What is your work out regime?

We just got a Peloton which I’m getting in to. I’m also a runner so I try to run at least three times a week.

How do you edit your Insta-Stories?

I use InShot to edit videos on my phone and then CutStory to slice them up into frames.

What's your favorite travel destination?

Right now it’s Positano. Cliche but true.

What's in your bag?

I’m never without my passport, iPhone and Carmex. I don’t carry a lot in my bag because I change purses every day.

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It was so bad that for many years I found myself driving to Texas from college in Chicago two times a year to avoid flying.

Q&A 1 month ago

My Fear of Flying {And How I Fight It}

The door to the classroom opened and my heart leapt with anticipation over the note that was being handed to my teacher from the front...

One tool that is effective to use on your own is called “resource tapping” in which you bring to mind a beautiful place that creates calm.

Q&A 1 month ago

What is EMDR with Kathryn Lubow

It was a gloomy day in New York and I was boarding my flight back to Los Angeles when the heavy, familiar knot started to...

I'm all about keeping options open and love the idea of adoption but first thing is first: Do I want kids?
Q&A 2 months ago

Is anyone else afraid to have kids?

As my biological clock starts to click louder and louder {and louder}, I have started to truly ask myself the question: Do I want to try...

Speak to yourself in a tone and voice that you would typically use for a good friend or loved one, with understanding, patience and care.

Q&A 2 months ago

What Is Meditation and How To Do It

I knew I wanted to be the type of person who practiced meditation and I was very excited to drive right in, but then I...

Dear Damsel Can you suggest a few websites for professional work attire that doesn’t break the bank?

I love Zara. Club Monaco is great along with J.Crew, H&M and you can find affordable things on Shopbop.

You have to work hard. And then work harder and be nice along the way.

Q&A 2 months ago

Looking For the Best Blogging Conference to Attend?

When they announced that Kim Kardashian was the keynote speaker, I’m pretty sure this weekend’s Create & Cultivate conference in Los Angeles takes the cake...

All of us need to create space to hit the pause button in our life, even if for brief moments of time.

Q&A 2 months ago

How To Manage Social Media FOMO, Jealousy & Anxiety

We’ve all been there: Comparing the highlight reels of people’s life on social media and comparing it to our own. There is really nothing worse...

The high was definitely telling our families. So much happiness just starts gushing out of everyone!

Q&A 2 months ago

My Brother's Surrogacy Story

I cannot begin to tell you how elated I was to hear that my brother Justin is going to be a father. I always knew...

What is Jacey's favorite cuss word?

Q&A 3 months ago

Q&A with Jacey's Assistant

How did you guys meet?  Haleigh: I met Jacey at the Edition Hotels in New York two years ago. I had been interning with a...

Dear Damsel Do you have a stylist?

I do not work with a stylist and I select everything on my own. If a brand is doing a sponsored post, they send a line sheet and I select something. I enjoy shopping online and in person.

Solve a real problem that a lot of people share and move fast.

Q&A 3 months ago

How Bloggers Make Money

How do bloggers make money? It’s probably the number one question on the tongue of everyone inquiring about the industry. My first paycheck came from...