Starting Your Fitness Journey Right –

Now that you’ve concluded that you need to start exercising more, you might be wondering how to get started with your new fitness regimen. There are hundreds of different things you can do to get fit, so the first step in starting your journey is figuring out what form of exercise you want to do … Read more


Some of the links in this post may be affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you…you’re just helping re-supply our family’s travel fund. If you feel like your home is too small and unable to meet … Read more

Benjamin Moore Slate Blue | Julie Blanner

If you’re searching for the ultimate gray blue hue, don’t skip Benjamin Moore Slate Blue, Slate Blue 1648 is an easy-going blue gray shade that will remind you of coastal waters and perfect blue skies. This is a striking, gorgeous color that will breathe life into any room of your home. Use it as a … Read more

What I Packed For Las Vegas

Disclosure: Thank you to Nordstrom and ShopStyle for partnering on today’s post. All products were selected, purchased, and loved by yours truly. Viva Las Vegas! We recently ventured out to the City of Lights to celebrate a friend’s 40th birthday. It was my first time visiting Vegas since I’ve been of legal drinking age (I’ll … Read more

12 Spring Jackets | Cup of Jo

Confession: I have a thing for jackets. They instantly change your look, and it’s fun to wear something punchy and cute on walks around the neighborhood or to outdoor dinners. For years, I wore this colorful windbreaker on repeat, and recently I lucked into a hand-me-down raincoat from my great aunt (here’s a similar one.) … Read more

How Chris Rock took the high road at the Oscars

There is perhaps no performance art as daunting as standup comedy. In my days performing in the New York City comedy club circuit, the standup spotlight could be downright terrifying for me at times. Would my jokes land right? How can I improvise if they don’t? Is the crowd festive or hostile? Comedy, good standup … Read more