Marketing, The Business Bar

Getting Started Blogging

Macbook Air | Coffee | Breakfast in Bed | Women's Fashion & Lifestyle Blog | Biz & Brunch

Blogging. The deeper I get into this, I really have to give a special shoutout to anyone that is running a successful blog while holding a job full-time. Seriously, I applaud all of you. The whole blogging business can be extremely tough to execute, especially if you know the vision you have in mind and what you want it to look like. There is so much time invested in bringing that to life. There is a lot of self-teaching, reading, and YouTube…

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Career Tips, Marketing, The Business Bar

Social Media Metrics You Need to Know

Office | Social Media Tips | Entrepreneurship | Women's Lifestyle & Career Blog | Biz & Brunch

So you want to get into social media? You have cute pics, get a lot of Likes, have clever captions. You think you’re perfect for the job. As a manager and as someone that’s been on both sides of the hiring process – you have to know the industry basics and tools you’re going to use day-to-day. I received both my Social Media Management and Social Media Strategist Certificate at the University of Miami, and despite understanding the in’s and…

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Lifestyle

When Spring Break Becomes Spring Wedding Season

Bridesmaids | Miami | Wedding | Lifestyle Blog | Biz & Brunch

…And Spring Allergy Season. Sneezing as I write this. It’s the second week of March and my city of Fort Lauderdale is being invaded by Spring Breakers. Traffic is nuts, basically can’t use the beach for the next four weeks, and my Starbucks Drive-thru lines are 20-cars long. It’s a mess. And while I used to miss being one of them, I can’t say that I really care anymore. In my mid-late 20’s, it seems like Spring Break has been replaced…

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Lifestyle, Style

Spring Wishlist Picks

Wrap Choker | Brown Floppy Hat | Floral Dress | Women's Fashion | Style | Biz & Brunch

It’s officially March! And time is FLYING by. New features I’ve been working on over the last few weeks include adding a shop feature for all of my Instagram posts, and planning new content series to get the cadence of posting flowing – this Spring Wishlist being one of them! While it’s definitely time to break out the florals (see the above), check out the below picks I have my eye on. Being 5’2″, I’m a sucker for wedges and…

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Style

Off the Shoulder Everything

Women's Off the Shoulder Top | Olive Top | Fashion | Style Blog | Biz & Brunch

A few more days left until March and the Winter Clearance Sales the past two weeks have been KILLING the game. Omg. I hope everyone shopped them – I know I did. One of my favorites was BaubleBar’s free gift with a $40 purchase. Now when you see “free gift”, I know. You’re probably like Ok. whatever. It’s going to be a loud beachbag that I’ll never use when I step foot out of this store (I’m looking at you Victoria’s Secret). BUT. This…

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Style

Spring Things

Seersucker Dress | Blue Dress | Tassel Dress | Panama Hat | Women's Fashion | Biz & Brunch

It has been a HOT minute since I last updated, but life is crazy. We already knew that though. So other than mastering the art of baking the perfect honey mustard wings, endlessly listening to 90s R&B on repeat (um did anyone watch that New Edition biopic on BET?), and throwing all of my efforts into the online shop, I’ve been sitting on a few outfit posts shot earlier in January. But, timing is everything. As we’re inching into the…

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Fashion, Marketing, The Business Bar

One Month In & We Broke 1K

Casual Style | Denim | Anorak Sequin Jacket | Graphic Tee | Women's Fashion Blog | Biz & Brunch

What a WEEK. So let’s talk about how I stayed up and jotted this entire post down until 11:45pm on a Thursday night, knowing I had to be up super early for a business trip. Had every intention to clean it up in the hour and a half car ride to said affair this morning. I hop in, open my laptop – AND I HAVE 12% BATTERY. Charger wasn’t plugged in to the outlet, story of my life. But in any event, BIG…

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Style

Closing Out 2016: In Parties & Platforms

A sad, sad event happened circa 2013. All of the Zara’s in a 30 mile radius of Fort Lauderdale closed. Why, you may ask? To be replaced with an H&M. If you live anywhere by Aventura Mall, you may have felt the same pain I did. The closest location is now in South Beach, and as a former patron of the area, I try to avoid SoBe at all costs (if you live here you can understand why). So when I…

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Lifestyle

‘Twas the Night Before Orlando

I’m going to pull a Golden Girls real quick and quote my girl Sophia. “Picture it: Fort Lauderdale, 2013”. It’s December. I had a huge vacation to New York I had saved the last days of my PTO for. A huge snowstorm was on its way to hit the Northeast and thus, an unintentional annual Christmas tradition was born. Rather than go to NYC, I ended up in the city of my alma mater (go Knights), Orlando. It’s a 3-hour drive up the turnpike and…

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Fashion, The Business Bar

Stressed, Well Dressed, & Coffee Obsessed

So far, I’ve stuck to the basics and have talked a lot of fashion- but what about business? As a marketing manager, every day for me is different. Whether it’s organizing photoshoots, attending trade shows, designing product lines, managing web development, creating product descriptions, or making final calls on which styles go into production- I have my hand in a little bit of everything. Basically overseeing all optics of what our brands look like, how they’re interpreted, and how I can create brand awareness to…

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