#livingbeyondtheclothing

Fitness, Health & Wellness

  • Back In The Saddle

    This past weekend I handed my manuscript over to four of my closest friends to be read for the first time. It is exhilarating and terrifying all at the same time. I knew this day would come. That was the point. One of the milestones along the path to hopeful publishing. Otherwise all this lunacy […] Read more…

  • Don’t Say. Do.

    I would like to say I started this year off with the resolution to be more consistent about blogging. But that would make me a liar. I don’t believe in resolutions. Last year, around this time I laid out the difference between a resolution and a goal. To achieve a goal, you need a consistent […] Read more…

Beauty, Home & Style

  • Open Door Policy // 5 Keys to a Great Guest Room

    I have been fortunate enough to grow up in a world renowned tourist destination. Back in 1976, some of our local winemakers took a chance at the Judgement of Paris, and put Napa on the map. For more on that story might I recommend: Bottleshock There’s just a few tricks to living in a place […] Read more…

  • Easy Like Sunday Morning

    I am a homebody in the worst way. And looking back, I kind of always have been. I love being braless (ditching that medieval torture device is the first thing I do when I walk through the door.) Staying in pajamas all day is not only a goal, but a Sunday requirement. No shower. Mane, […] Read more…

Food, Travel & Leisure

  • She Believed She Could, So She Did

    I did it! I really fucking did it! I finished the rough draft of my novel. There were days where I thought it was going to kill me. Physically ill with anxiety. There were days where I could have thrown the whole damn thing into the fire place and watched her burn. (My manuscript is […] Read more…

  • Instagram Love and a Giveaway!

    Do you follow us on Instagram? Today we’re part of a loop giveaway for some beautiful Tory Birch pieces. Come join in the fun and good luck. While you’re on IG, here are a few of our favorite accounts to browse: _WHITEAFTERLABORDAY : She hosts awesome giveaways, and shares the beautiful local street art. HIPCAMP […] Read more…