Dear Instagram…

Dear Instagram - Waketon Road - Wearing Lou & Grey

Dear Instagram, I feel like we need to have a chat. It’s no secret that there is an “Instagram struggle” for those of us who use Instagram as a business platform. The new algorithm has changed the way users see content which has benefited a select few accounts and made it a struggle for the rest. When I started blogging, Instagram was chronological and it made sharing images with followers...

Online Shopping Tips + Cyber Monday Deals

Online Shopping Tips + Cyber Monday on Waketon Road

Cyber Monday is here and it’s one of the biggest online shopping days of the year! There have been so many great sales running recently but online shopping has it’s challenges. On one hand it is incredibly easy to shop online. You have a wider selection to choose from and you can shop from anywhere at any time! But on the other hand it can be hard to shop online...

The Ultimate Boot Guide

I’m a boot girl! I look forward to fall every year just so I can break out my boots again. I always feel like an outfit looks so much more put together with a boot. It’s the finishing touch! I love everything from booties to over-the-knee boots. Since boots are my favorite winter accessory I wanted to put together the ultimate boot guide to show some of my favorite styles...

How To Pack Like a Pro

How To Pack Like a Pro - Waketon Road

Packing for a trip overseas (or any trip) can be incredibly daunting. Whether I am traveling for a quick weekend getaway or a trip abroad I always use the same process for packing. My friends can tell you that I am a very efficient packer. For a short trip I only take a carry-on and personal item. For any trip longer than four days or overseas I will add one...

Two Thanksgiving Outfit Ideas

Thanksgiving Outfit Ideas - Waketon Road

Thanksgiving is almost here and I’m so ready for all of the delicious food. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. If I’m being totally honest it’s because I really love stuffing. I also love being able to spend time with my friends and family.  I know it’s cliché but this time of year makes me even more grateful for the people in my life. Brian won’t be home for...

How To Find Your Motivation When You’ve Lost It

Motivation Monday on Waketon Road wearing LOFT

Another weekend has come and gone and here I am on a Sunday night wondering what to write about for a Monday morning blog post. Most of the time when I sit down to write a blog post I know what I want to say already. Or at least have an idea. I also try to not make a habit of writing a post the night before. Last week, for...

Fall Beauty Products

Fall Beauty Products on Waketon Road

Over the years I’ve become quite the beauty product junkie. Because I love trying new products so much it can be hard for me to stick to a consistent routine. I am constantly adding another product into the mix. There are a few brands that I always fall back on like First Aid Beauty, but after receiving some new samples I have found a few other brands I love. I...

How To Not Miss An Opportunity

How To Not Miss An Opportunity on Waketon Road

I have been thinking a lot lately about blogging, social media and all of the things that come along with them. I have shared a few thoughts on the blogging industry and what I’ve learned on the blog before. But recently I have to admit I have fallen slightly out of love with blogging. The struggle to compete in a saturated market and the countless hours spent on social media...