Life Hacks

30-Minute Morning Routine

30-Minute Morning Routine

I love sleep. I love it like Oprah loves bread. Like Taylor Swift loves playing the victim. Like Kanye loves Kanye. A quick, 30-minute morning routine helps me get as much sleep as possible on weeknights. While my routine isn’t quite as bare bones as […]

How to Make Perfect Cheese Eggs Every Time

How to Make Perfect Cheese Eggs Every Time

What is there really to say about cheese eggs besides “Yes, please.”? I love cheese eggs, have been practicing making them since college and have found that timing plays the biggest role in this process. When you add salt, how long you whisk, and when […]

How to Hack Your Errands

How to Hack Your Errands

A collection of tips and tricks to help you handle everyday adulting tasks like a pro

Wear to Work & Play

Wear to Work & Play

Sustainable, versatile clothes to wear to work & play Thanks to prAna for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions are my own. First off, thanks so much to all of y’all who took the annual reader survey, which closed last week. I’ve been combing […]

Dash of Jazz Reader Survey

Dash of Jazz Reader Survey

Annual Dash of Jazz reader survey. Giveaway is now closed! I’m kicking off the first-ever reader survey to help me get to know y’all better and start working on a more customized editorial calendar for the holiday season and next year. The results of this […]

How to Take Instagram-Worthy Photos while Traveling Solo

How to Take Instagram-Worthy Photos while Traveling Solo

Tips and inexpensive tools for taking Instagram-worthy pictures on a solo trip without having a professional follow you around! It’s been over a year since I went to Belize on my first trip abroad, which also doubled as my first time traveling solo. After losing […]

Tropical Green Breakfast Smoothies

Tropical Green Breakfast Smoothies

Easy and filling tropical green breakfast smoothies to start your day. Made with mango, pineapple, banana, spinach, greek yogurt, and oats.

Budget-Friendly Wines + Essential Tools

Budget-Friendly Wines + Essential Tools

A guide to over 20 good red, white, and rosé budget-friendly wines + essential tools and money-saving tips you need to raise your next glass. My appreciation for wine has grown immensely over the years. I latched on to moscato and pink moscato sweet whites in college and, […]

First-Time Homebuyer Guide

First-Time Homebuyer Guide

Millennials are so amazing. We are a generation focused on uplifting others, entrepreneurship, and defining success on our own terms. One trend among my peers is homeownership at a “young” age. And I definitely got the homebuying bug early on and almost can’t believe I’m at the […]

Post-Workout Smoothie

Post-Workout Smoothie

A one-minute post-workout smoothie that tastes like a Wendy’s Frosty!

Daniel Fast Survival Guide

Daniel Fast Survival Guide

   Shirt: J. Crew | Skirt: Green July Creations | Lippie: MAC (shade is Rebel) Photography by: Joshua Farris Makeup by: Bella by Ashley Monique Happy New Year, y’all! I am so excited about 2017. So many things have already happened this year or are […]

Work Week Essentials

Work Week Essentials

These are the must-have work week essentials busy working women should keep on hand to easily go from day to night. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CentrumFunFlavors #CollectiveBias Before I dive in here, I […]

Dinner Party-Perfect Makeup

Dinner Party-Perfect Makeup

What girl doesn’t enjoy playing in makeup on some level? I definitely do! And, thanks to YouTube gurus, I’ve gotten pretty good at beating my own face over the years. One thing I know to be challenging for a lot of us is sustaining a look for the duration of […]

Thankful

Thankful

Happy Thanksgiving, y’all! If you’re reading this on the day of, you’re probably a.) impatiently waiting for the food to be ready (It’s never on time.) or b.) full of good food and fresh off a post-turkey nap. Either way, I thank you for visiting on […]

5 Corporate Health Hacks

5 Corporate Health Hacks

I am about two years into my corporate career and, while I’m by no means an expert, I have picked up a thing or two besides SAP. I am blessed enough to have had a preview of my company through an internship during the summer […]

Fall Favorites + Pumpkin Donuts Recipe

Fall Favorites + Pumpkin Donuts Recipe

This is a roundup of my favorite things about Fall, which is finally upon us–things I like to see, make, and do each year to get fully into the season. The last (but definitely not least) item on this list is my recipe for pumpkin donuts, […]

Meal Prepping 101

Meal Prepping 101

A collection of tips, tools, and techniques to master a realistic meal prep routine no matter what your schedule School is in session, y’all! Welcome to Meal Prepping 101. By the end of this post you should be well-equipped and empowered with all the inspiration, […]

Better Homemade Salads + Dressing Recipe

Better Homemade Salads + Dressing Recipe

Make better homemade salads with this collection of simple tips, an easy & good-for-you apple cider vinaigrette dressing recipe. After a sobering swimsuit try-on session and a horrifying facial break out, I recently committed to eating more greens. Fruits and veggies, especially dark, leafy greens, are […]

Graze Box [Review]

Graze Box [Review]

The subscription box craze is real. There are boxes for natural hair care, makeup, pet products, and even full meals. What’s next? Snacks. Graze sends a variety of pre-portioned healthy snacks to your front door (or to your desk if you sometimes route packages to the […]

Blue Apron [Review]

Blue Apron [Review]

The folks at Blue Apron sent me a box of meals in exchange for an honest review. As always, all opinions are my own. I love online shopping. Any kind of shopping, really. Even grocery shopping is fun to me. Coming home to a package on my […]

One-Year Reflection

One-Year Reflection

This week Dash of Jazz turned one. Wow. A year has flown by but, thankfully, I remember each post, each spark of inspiration to try a new dish, each photograph. Fifty-two posts in and I have learned a lot during this inaugural year—from myself, other bloggers and cooks, […]