New Hair, New Avatar


Most of you who have been following G&G for some time know that I created an avatar for use across all my social accounts a few years ago, and haven’t changed it since. Avatars, believe it or not, play an important role in social media: They marry your “brand” or identity across all social spaces; they enable […]

New Apps You Need: the Feed and Little Moments


Man, what a fabulous day today was. Two superduperamazing apps dropped that I have already personally tested and I’m in love. The Feed by chloédigital and rewardStyle Oh thank you Amber Venz. Thank you, thank you, thank you! The brainy beauty behind the mega successful rewardStyle site and program sent out a newsletter today introducing the Feed, a […]

Pippit App First Impressions

Pippit mobile app screens

Hey y’all! I know it’s been like A MONTH since I wrote. And I packed a hell of a lot into that month, let me tell you: Finished my mom’s kitchen remodel (and forgot to take photos before it looked like real life again…sorry…but it looks SO GOOD); Moved two homes in two consecutive weekends, […]

Phone for Thought


Erin at The Sparkle shared this in her latest Weekend Sparkles post, and I felt compared to share it too. Have you ever stopped while in your car, out to dinner, or at your local Starbucks, and just watched  the people around you? Do it today. What you see will astound you. I’ve been guilty…have you?

Why I Left Facebook


Oh Facebook. That social space we all hate to love, love to hate. I’ve had exactly that kind of relationship with Facebook ever since I joined back in 2008. While there are myriad reasons to love the platform—staying in touch with overseas friends, seeing photos of relatives and their offspring, knowing exactly what all your […]

5 Tips for Writing a Great Dissenting Comment

Find more pleasure in intelligent dissent than in passive agreement, for, if you value intelligence as you should, the former implies a deeper agreement than the latter. Quote by Bertrand Russell

The other day a commenter dropped by Fashion bloggers and nudity…how far is too far? and left me this immature little rant: “You know what is the most disgusting part of this post? They way you end with, “I’m not passing judgment,” when this entire post is riddled with judgment. If you have a problem with […]