Friday Reads: Brené Brown

For January we are all about finding ways to explore how to be ourselves as an extension of our focus on wellbeing.  Think of this Friday Reads segment as a twist on the tired old “resolutions” and more about embracing who we are. So we naturally start with the woman who has the research to […]

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Stowaway & Bluemercury!

We’ve got HUGE news for the holiday season. One of our favorite stores to shop is Bluemercury. Their CEO and co-founder Marla is a legend in the industry for her expert curation, commitment to customer service and truly excellent product selection. Beauty department store counters can feel overwhelming, especially if you aren’t an expert and even […]

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#Friday Reads: Buddha’s Diet

We’ve been reading biographies of great women (written by women authors no less) all fall for #FridayReads but as we ease into the holiday season we are turning our focus to mental, emotional and physical well well being. The shorter days and festive occasions can be a tricky path to walk when balancing our external […]

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#FridayReads: Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China by Jung Chang

We’ve explored a lot of interesting women through our fall #FridayReads focus on great female biographies. And naturally more than a few of them were pretty powerful. And today’s focus is on the Empress Dowager Cixi in a biography by Jung Chang.  The incredible story of Cixi, who began as a 16-year-old concubine of Emperor Xianfeng and […]

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