corals + The Smart Girls’ Guide

Well, my friends, I would have had a new blog post for you today, but instead I felt a moral obligation to attend a wine-tasting event last night and, naturally, follow it up with a few nightcap cocktails. Ay, tequila!


As such, I thought I’d take the easy way out share an interview I did with the Smart Girls’ Guide, a magazine for ambitious women striving to live the Smart Life. We chatted about my creative writing process, how to gain readers (love ya’ll), work/life balance/blog balance, and so on.

Here’s a peek at our conversation – the full interview is linked at the bottom of this post.

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Six Summer Beauty Tips

When summer rolls around (any day now, right?), I like to curtail my cosmetics to include just the bare basics.


Despite the sticky, sweltering elements of summer, it is possible to keep your face from melting and your hair from frizzing.

For today’s post, I’m sharing six of my best tips for staying beautiful this summer (on the inside and out). Read on for how to look cool, calm and collected – no matter how hot and humid it gets.

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Outfit Outtakes, Vol. 3

Well, it’s that time again — when I air my dirty digital laundry by sharing my most embarrassing outfit photos with you.


 If you’re new to this series, here’s the gist: Style bloggers take a lot of outfit photos to get a handful they deem to be “blog-worthy.” As a result, there’s a shitload tons of embarrassing outtakes. These are considered Internet gold ’round these parts, and so c+c readers and I decided (collectively) that they were simply too good not to share. (You win; you always do.)

Without further adieu — here’s the third installment of Outfit Outtakes. Happy Friday, indeed!

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