Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Fall Wardrobe Staples

It’s that time of year where the fall fashion has already started to hit the stores, but it’s still incredibly hot outside! This transition period always puts me in a strange mood. I am longing for crisp fall days but not quite ready to kiss summer goodbye. It could cool down, just a little, though. Since the Nordstrom Anniversary sale is coming to a close this week, August 6th to...

Why I Am Getting A Little More Personal

Why I Am Getting A Little More Personal on Waketon Road

I feel like I’ve been getting a little more personal on the blog lately. Maybe you like reading my thoughts? Maybe not! While I love writing about fashion, trends and upcoming styles, sometimes there are just things I feel like talking about. I started blogging for many reasons, but one of the main reasons is because I’m a writer. Writing is therapeutic for me. It always helps me work through...

How To Work With Brands You Love

Blogging Tips: How To Work With Brands You Love on Waketon Road Blog

A couple of weekends ago I had the opportunity to takeover the LOFT Instagram Stories for a day. If you have followed me for a while, or just poked around the blog you will notice that I #loveloft. It was such an honor that they reached out to me to be part of the 97 Days of Summer campaign. As a relatively newish blogger, being able to work with one...

Set The Tone For The Week: Getting Through The “Monday Blues”

It’s been the most productive weekend! My weekends have been so busy lately with all of the travel and the projects I have been working on. I haven’t really been able to spend a weekend at home catching up on things around the house. I enjoy everything that goes into creating content for the blog, but I also love when a weekend of down time comes around. It feels so...

How To Deal With Negativity

I have been thinking a lot recently about the affect our thoughts have on our lives. When you make a conscious decision to be positive, you see that positivity reflected in your life. That’s the case with any emotion! If you decide you are going to be happy then that will be true. This is something I work on every day. Some days are easier than others, depending on the...

Beach Time in Florida

Weโ€™re back home from our trip to Florida with my family. It was just the break I needed! We stayed with my aunt and uncle who live around Pensacola and enjoyed everything the area has to offer. Which was pretty much great food and even better company. I havenโ€™t been to visit in a couple of years and this was the first time that Brian was also able to come....

L’Occitane Summer Treasures Set

As I mentioned in my Summer Adventures post, I truly treasure my sense of adventure. I believe that travel and experience are the best ways to grow and to fully understand the world. You don’t have to travel to the other side of the world, you just have to change your perspective. Brian and I, along with my parents, visited my aunt and uncle at the beach last week. There’s...