Giveaway: Cobra Society Loafers

Well, today, I have to start by saying wow, you guys.

I’m pretty blown away by the response from yesterday’s post. I’m so glad you enjoyed it and thank you to those of you who took time to tweet, like, comment and share! (It’s okay if you didn’t, I’m a “silent reader” on lots of blogs, too.) You’ve given me ample mental notes for future writing prompts…

Now, today’s the day!


Starting today — and every day for the rest of this week — I’m launching a series of giveaways in partnership with my all-time favorite brands. Woo hoo!

There’s no rhyme or reason for this beyond the fact that I wanted to say thanks. In the wake of Thanksgiving, my birthday and because it’s the holidays in general, I thought this would be a great way to show my gratitude for you guys. And, you know, I’m all about sharing the wealth.

Let’s get to it, shall we?

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29 Things I’ve Learned in my 20’s

About a week ago, I celebrated my birthday. And I have to say, the last year of my twenties is lookin’ mighty fine (I’m 29, guys — nothing to hide).

heart shaped balloons

Leading up to/since then, I’ve had a few holy-shit-I’m-nearly-30 moments, but I’ve gotten over them quickly. After all, 29 (and 30) is still really young.

More importantly, I’ve felt really, truly, genuinely elated. Birthdays, holidays and new calendar months (December, especially) are like turning to a fresh page of bright white paper in your favorite notebook. And there’s something really empowering about the feeling of a fresh start.

I’ve learned a lot in the last 20-some years — both good and bad — and can’t wait for what’s ahead.

So far, I’m healthier, wiser, and endlessly more self-aware of my mind and body. I’m independent in a way I wasn’t in my early 20’s. Suffice it to say, I’ve finally found my rhythm in life… I think.

As a result, we’re celebrating this week.

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