Jessica Tehlirian

Today’s Shero Spotlight is Jessica Tehlirian, an attorney dedicated to serving all part of her community while making a conscious effort to hire a diverse team of lawyers at her firm! Last month, she went viral for her Tweet stating her intention to have the biggest Black law firm in the country and her impact […]

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Top Picks from “Swimming Lessons” by Lili Reinhart

Anyone who knows me knows I’m a sucker for a good collection of poetry. I picked up Lili Reinhart’s “Swimming Lessons” a while back, but only just got around to reading it recently. This collections of short poems and simple illustrations explores the process of falling in and out of love — both with yourself […]

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Revive Your One Direction Phase With These 1D-Themed Workouts

There are few things that make me more nostalgic than the summer of 2013 when I was deep [and, I mean DEEP] into my One Direction phase. If we’re being honest, my directioner persona still lingers to this day and I’m not ashamed of it. So, what better way to ~spice~ up my workout routine […]

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Malika Muhammad

Today’s Shero Spotlight is Malika Muhammad, a Cincinnati native who is currently studying health education at the University of Cincinnati! When she is not working at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Malika is running her brand, Made by Malika. Through her brand, Malika promotes wellness in all aspects of life and advocates for giving back to the […]

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Lara Jean Covey Chooses Herself in “To All The Boys: Always and Forever”

Disclaimer: may contain spoilers This past Valentine’s weekend, fans of the “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” franchise said goodbye to Lara Jean Covey and Peter Kavinsky in “To All The Boys: Always and Forever.” If you’ve been following me for a while, you may remember my blog post on “To All The Boys: […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Natalee Barnett’s Women’s-only Gym

On Jan. 30, Natalee Barnett tweeted “I’m only 21 and I’m about to build a women’s-only gym.”  Not even 24 hours later, the tweet had gone viral and currently has almost 500 thousand likes and 30 thousand retweets. It’s safe to say that a women’s-only gym is not only a want, but a necessity in […]

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Audrey Donovan

Today’s #SheroSpotlight is Audrey Donovan, founder of Nana’s Book Bundles. Audrey launched her online book bundle business in August of 2020 as her first entrepreneurial endeavor. Inspired by her grandmother’s passion for reading, Audrey hopes to instill the same passion in her customers and I’m so excited to feature her on the blog today! What […]

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Johnstown-based Coffee House Threads Was Inspired by Paige Colley’s Childhood Memories

In 2017, Johnstown, Ohio-native Paige Colley started thrifting and selling clothes on Instagram as a side hobby. Three years later, in November 2020, she branded the business as Coffee House Threads at her first pop-up shop at a local coffee house. With this pop-up, Coffee House Threads officially became Paige’s full-time job.  When she was […]

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Happy Birthday, Freely Femme!

You guys … Freely Femme is ONE YEAR OLD!!! Honestly, I can’t believe that it’s already been a year since I posted my first blog post here. But also, in some ways, it feels like it was a lifetime ago.  I started Freely Femme as a way to allow myself a personal creative outlet for […]

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DR. LA Thoma Gustin’s Best Full-Length Live Workouts

Like many fitness trainers, Dr. LA Thoma Gustin took advantage of 2020’s stay-at-home orders to bring full length workouts into her followers’ homes. From April to August, LA live-streamed full-length workouts throughout the week, each one targeting a different muscle group. Fortunately for those of us who have gotten into a workout rut over the […]

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Tay Sauer

Today’s Shero Spotlight is one of my best friends, Tay Sauer! Tay and I have been friends since elementary school, but we really became close throughout high school and bonded over so many shared interests, experiences and passions. Over the years, Tay has been a mentor to me in so many different ways and I […]

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FabFitFun Winter Box 2020 Favs

It’s that time of the season again … my top FabFitFun recommendations! I absolutely loved everything I got in the winter box, but there were a few products that I have become OBSESSED with. Honestly, I don’t know how I’ve lasted this long without them 😉 Brand: Summer & Rose Product: Cozy RobeValue: $70Reasons to love: […]

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Orangetheory Fitness Pushes Your Body Out of its Comfort Zone

Ever since I first began my fitness journey, Orangetheory Fitness is something that has been high up on my list of workouts to try. I was always intrigued by the idea of using three different methods of training within one workout and had heard great things about it from friends and family who had taken […]

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Top 5 Binge-worthy Netflix Original Series’

Anyone who knows me knows I love a good Netflix binge. Over the past couple of years, my Netflix watchlist has become satiated with a variety of Netflix original shows, and honestly I’m not mad about it 😉 So, here are my five favorite binge-worthy Netflix shows that are perfect for anyone, regardless of your […]

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Christian Ziraldo

Today’s #SheroSpotlight is Christian Ziraldo, founder of Yellow Vibrations! Yellow Vibrations launched in June 2020 and serves as a resource to build, connect and support the professional relationships necessary for mental wellness. Christian is currently based in Oakland, California, and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and her dual master’s […]

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Nashville-Based Ecommerce Boutique Turns Other People’s Junk Into Your Gold

Three and a half years ago, Maddy Clements launched Junk Gold, an online thrifting boutique. At the time, Maddy’s intention was to share her passion for thrifting with others at an affordable price point. But, life got busy and as a result, Junk Gold was put on hiatus. At the beginning of the year, when […]

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Colorado-based Artist Promotes Sustainability With Recycled Journals

Grace Pakola has been making art since before she knew how to walk. At least, that’s what her mom tells her. Still, the Colorado-based artist doesn’t remember a time when she wasn’t making something. Now, she is pursuing her passion as a career by selling handmade journals through her online store. “Out of all the […]

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2020 Year In review

It’s no secret that 2020 hasn’t been exactly what people were expecting it to be. Life changed in a lot of different ways for both people’s personal lives and for society as a whole. Although this year started out incredibly rocky, I learned to find the silver lining in things and to appreciate life’s simple […]

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