Steeplechase 101

Nashville’s official unofficial kick-off to summer is Saturday! Steeplechase, one of my favorite events in the city, is just a few short days away. The Iroquois Steeplechase is Nashville’s version of the Kentucky Derby. That’s the easiest way to explain it. This is the 77th year and only my 2nd time going. After last year, I […]

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Throwing the Perfect Rooftop Party

Spring is officially here which means rooftop season is open for business. Friday, April 20, I threw a rooftop Spring Social for the Blogger Xchange. I hosted with my blogger bestie and Blogger Xchange Co-Founder Kay Elle. We had a fabulous night and I’m going to share how it all came together. There are a […]

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March Minneapolis Blogger Xchange

I have to stop and soak in how quickly the Blogger Xchange has grown. We had our first event in Nashville in November 2017 and since have expanded to Minneapolis and soon Memphis. My partner Kay Elle and I traveled to Minneapolis for our first event on Friday, March 9. We partnered with Mercy Dining […]

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30 Things to Do Before Turning 30

Each of us is on our own life path. No matter how much we plan, that path is inevitably going to change and the key is being able to adapt and embrace the change. I’m a planner by profession and in my personal life. I plan out almost everything with to do lists. I’m turning […]

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Nashville Fashion Week Brunch

Nashville Fashion Week held its first event in 2011 and it’s going strong 7 years later. I went to my first NFW event on Saturday. They hosted a Blogger Brunch at the beautiful Thompson Hotel Nashville. This is one of my favorite venues in the city because of the beautiful rooftop, LA Jackson. It was […]

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February Nashville Blogger Xchange

Thursday, I hosted the 2nd Nashville Blogger Xchange with Kay Elle of iamKayElle.com. She and I started the blogger meet-up series in November 2017 and have since expanded to Minneapolis. Our first event in the Twin Cities is March 9. We wanted to create an inclusive, supportive network for bloggers. Thursday showed us that we […]

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Planning a Party for Your Parents

When I moved back to Nashville in 2016, I moved in with my parents. I did this because I wanted to find the perfect place (which I did) and save money. I stayed with them almost 6 months and if you ever have this option, do it! Other than the saving money part, the most […]

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Planning a Wine About it Wednesday

In girl world, on Wednesdays we wear pink. In grown woman world, on Wednesdays we drink wine. You can always have a wine night with just wine and your girls or you can make it an event. If you’re planning a Wine Wednesday, there are a few things you need. First, you need wine (duh). It’s […]

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Planning a New Year’s Eve Alternative

The past three New Year’s Eves, I have stayed in with my parents and watched the ball drop. It’s been great because I save money, don’t stress about my outfit (I rock some killer PJs) and my mom cooks for me (#noshame). Now, don’t get me wrong, I LOVE a good party! There is just […]

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Nashville Blogger Xchange

Search #NashvilleBlogger and you will see that Nashville is home to many aspiring and established bloggers from different genres and focuses. I’m one of those newbie bloggers and my friend Kay Elle is an established blogger that I grew up in Nashville with. On October 12, we met at a burger bar in Brentwood and […]

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