Latest P&G Challenge: Play Minigolf (Alone!)

[A little backstory to this challenge: P&G and I originally slated it to be "Challenge my boyfriend to a game of mini-golf." He's preparing for his uber-stressful musician jury, however, so he wasn't able to make it with. Next, I tried (and failed) to rope in some friends. Since my piece was due the next ...

Latest P&G Challenge: Go Ziplining!

I was so excited for this challenge. Along with my friends Dara, Emily and Jamie (all of whom have great blogs, so please click on those links above to check 'em out!), I went to Catalina Island for a combination camping/ziplining adventure. I'm late to a friend's Memorial Day barbecue, so I'm going to be a ...

My day at the J Brand jeans showroom trying on skinny jeans

After talking about my loathing of skinny jeans on the Lucky Magazine XFit Lycra panel last summer, J Brand's Entertainment and Lifestyle Marketing Manager Thuy-Anh Nguyen invited me to the J Brand showroom to change my mind. We had a great afternoon trying on magically flattering skinny jeans, she gifted me a pair of 901 ...

Hotel Review: Hello from the Miramonte Resort in Palm Springs!

Just checked into the Miramonte Resort in Indian Wells outside Palm Springs for 2 nights - got a sweet deal on Living Social with 2 of my friends. It's a "working" trip for me--still on the clock writing/blogging--but I did remember to take a video when we arrived to the room. Our room has an adorable ...

The Bachelorette’s Ashley Hebert: better as a blonde or a brunette?

What do you think? Better as a blonde...? Or as a brunette...? As a natural blonde (hahaha! Sorry, I tried to keep a straight face on that one), I'm always partial to the sunny locks. Once my dirty-blonde hair started going really dirty in middle school--you know, the kind of dishwater-blonde/dull light-brown that just begs to be ...