First Philly Finds of 2020, lessss goooo. I came across these beautiful yarn flowers while strolling through the city one Sunday, and had a slight suspicion I knew who they might be by. And luckily Philly’s resident public art expert Conrad Brenner had the full story behind them. They were made by artist Lace in…… Continue reading Philly Finds Vol. 12
Art by Hayley Sheldon “What’s your niche?” It’s a question that any writer is familiar with. Having a niche topic as an Internet writer makes you more easily discovered, helps you cultivate an engaged audience, and makes you more desirable to brands. There are many benefits of having a niche, and it is certainly important…… Continue reading Figuring out your niche? Or figuring out yourself?
Image found here Will I feel homesick for a place that doesn’t exist anymore? It’s a time I suppose I thought would never come. I’ve only known one home my entire life, and in a few weeks it will no longer be the place I can come home to. My parents are moving soon and…… Continue reading Saying goodbye to my childhood home.
Art by Tyler Spangler At the risk of this post getting lost in the tsunami of Black Friday emails, I’m adding one to your Inbox. *Oprah voice* YOU get a curated playlist, and YOU get a curated playlist. While walking off the Thanksgiving meal on an empty Ocean City beach today, I realized that a…… Continue reading One more Thanksgiving treat
There was a time I was quite frankly embarrassed to say that I ran a “Philly lifestyle blog” when meeting new people. At the time it seemed silly; I felt childish promoting my lil blog. “Ugh, another wannabe ~influencer~,” I would imagine people were thinking when I mentioned Positive Publicity. This was my own insecurity…… Continue reading finding confidence in your work.
The final glimpses of fall are upon us, friends. Anthropologie in Rittenhouse already hung up their holiday decorations a week after Halloween – let’s chilllllllll on that. I thought I’d sneak in one more Philly Finds post before the official start of the holiday season and the non-stop playing of Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.…… Continue reading Philly Finds Vol. 11
Today, Philadelphia Magazine announced the top three finalists for its 2019 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge. Each year, the city anticipates this announcement, and I’m sharing the three incredible women who are finalists! Additionally, I’m excited to be interviewing the editor of Be Well Philly, Mary Clare Fischer. If you’re not familiar with the Health Hero…… Continue reading FemFocused: Be Well Philly Editor Mary Clare Fischer