Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Lovey-Dovey Lip Shades Perfect for Valentines

Mirabella Matte Lip Gloss in Bombshell, Lovey-Dovey Lip Shades Perfect for Valentines Day, UEandtheCity

I have a serious obsession with a bold lip and with Valentines Day right around the corner, I feel like there is no better time to share my all-time favorite lip shades that I wear the majority of the time.  These poppy pout colors are perfect for V-day...and the days that follow. 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Veg Out: Fav Vegetarian-Friendly Eats in West Nashville

Nashville may be known for its flavorful hot chicken and savory barbeque, but it is also home to some of the most amazing plant-based dishes and restaurants I have found.  Whether you reside on the west side of Nashville, are just on my side of town, or are visiting from abroad, here are my top 3 favorite vegetarian-friendly restaurants in West Nashville.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Self Care Tips To Survive The Last Of Winter

Winter tends to bring me down.  What do I mean?  Well, I have more than once been known to become a walking cold and, if I am honest, I tend to feel a little down in the dumps.  The shorter, darker and much colder days are not my favorite and thus I have found a few ways to combat my blues during the harsh winter months, both mentally and physically.  Read on for a list of favorite ways to keep a healthy body and mind during hibernation season :)

Friday, January 25, 2019

Getting Fit Without Going Broke: Guide to Budget-Friendly Workouts


For as long as I have been "adulting," it has amazed me the amount of money that can quickly be spent in an effort to get or stay in shape.  The investment typically assumed with getting fit is LARGE and, at various times in life, completely unrealistic.  Additionally, if work travel is a part of your routine, it can often be difficult to justify paying for a membership to a gym or studio.  I   Over the years, I have found that the key to maintaining a healthy fitness routine is not the amount of equipment you are surrounded by or the number of times you meet with a personal trainer, but getting creative and staying self-motivated.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Leather Leggings: From Hatha to Happy Hour

UEandtheCity wearing Uncoded Era Hoodie and Leather Leggings

There is something magical in finding a staple style item that can be mixed and reworked into your wardrobe for a variety of looks.  And, there is something downright beautiful (and, let's be honest, gratifying) when that particular piece transcends any one particular social setting.  These faux leather leggings from Uncoded Era are one of these rare pieces.  Whether heading to the gym, business meetings or running to a happy hour with my girlfriends, these ultra-comfy, high-waisted leggings make a statement...and yield a lot of compliments along the way.

Friday, January 18, 2019

5 Ways to Become More Outgoing

I have come to find that the key to "confidence," or better yet appearing outgoing, really lies in the simple matter of faking it until you make it.  It seems silly, but whether you identify as an introvert, socially awkward, a total homebody, a complete extrovert, or just somewhere in-between, I truly believe that these mindsets and labels are more or less controlled by what we have made up our mind to be or what we individually view as comfortable.