I write with a creative, distinctive voice for you.
I was the Interim Managing Editor for this issue of Tex Appeal Magazine while the head editor was on a leave of absence. I managed and coordinated article submission, photographers, graphics and deadlines. In addition I wrote several of the articles in the issue, including the cover feature. See p. 8, "Letter From the Editor"; Pp. 52-55, "High-End Looks for Less"; Pp. 56-57, "Homes for Feline Friends Crafted With Care"
Lake Austin Spa Resort in Austin, Texas was voted one of the best destination spas in the world by Conde Nast Traveler. Explore the peaceful environs with me as I sample all this laid-back luxury resort has to offer... Read full article on pp. 34-36 of: https://issuu.com/tdtnews/docs/wib_for_web
Most women understand the need for a separate work wardrobe, but many often face the dilemma of what to wear in more specific work scenarios. What can a woman wear in an interview, for instance, to convey competency while still retaining her femininity?... I coordinated this entire feature, from sourcing models and fashions to arranging photography, makeup, and location shooting. I also wrote and edited the piece. Read full article, Pp. 10-15: https://issuu.com/tdtnews/docs/wib_for_web
Explore the natural delights of Walker Honey Farm and Dancing Bee Winery in Rogers, Texas. Life here looks tame on the surface, but inside it's buzzing! Full article, Pp. 30-32: https://issuu.com/tdtnews/docs/texappeal_march2015_lowres
Take a trip to India from the middle of Central Texas as I explore an authentic Indian grocery store operating in Temple, Texas.
The annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference brings together thought-provoking authors and speakers to tackle writers' toughest questions: Who should be telling another's story? What qualifies them to write it? How should they begin to address the inequalities in society? Read on...
My website and blog focus on crafting your own personal style, practicing sustainable fashion, and honing your bargain-hunting skills. I have created everything on this site from start to finish. I have not hired outside graphic designers or web coders.
Find out how Slow Fashion helps us: control our budgets, extend Earth’s resources, decrease poverty, increase clothing quality, craft personal style, and cultivate the element of surprise.
Sustainable style addresses the whole person, combining who we are to "be" and what we are to "do." Here's how to make lasting style changes sure to stretch throughout the year--not just January.
Although editorial fashion shoots are highly artistic, they often leave the general public wondering how in the world to actually wear the outlandish designs. I've culled together the top fall style trends and described how to wear them.
Get in. Get out. Get the bargain. Learn my "guerilla shopping" tricks to shop strategically and bag your bargains faster than ever.
Join me in Bangalore, India as I enjoy my own Diwali adventure atop the Goldfinch Hotel Bangalore's terrace restaurant.
The best way to experience a country is to take it by mouth with a glass of chai. "You are what you eat" has never been more true than in India, where chai reigns supreme.
While I lived and taught English in Bangalore, India I maintained a travel blog. This post provides a glimpse into my everyday life in a middle-class Indian neighborhood during a power outage.