Book Club: Circe

Now that summer is here, I'm doing my best to revive the Women's Book Club that I started last summer. With all the yoga/deep digging stuff for work, I need some serious works of fiction to get lost in. This month we've selected the #1 New York Times Bestseller: Circe by Madeline Miller. It's inspired by…

When your dog steals the show.

Let's face it: No matter how brilliant, attractive, funny, or charming you are... If there's a baby or a dog around, they steal the show. No questions asked. Cute wins every time. I should have known better. But I let Mr. Darcy tag along to a Nativ photoshoot a few weeks ago. Not only did he…

Nativ | Texan

When people ask where I'm from, I almost always reply: Texas. I spent my childhood in Little Rock, but I was born in Dallas, transitioned into womanhood in Austin, found my true calling in the great state of Texas. Theoretically, we all continue to grow and evolve as the years pass, but from ages 18-32 I…

BASIK CANDLE CO | Keep it BASIK

BASIK CANDLE CO is a San Francisco-based producer of handcrafted, naturally scented candles and home fragrance goods. They believe that what you leave out is just as important as what you put in, and they create environmentally friendly products made of specially blended natural coconut wax, 100% cotton wicks, and skin-safe, phthalate-free fragrances infused with essential…

Warpaint at South Side Music Hall

Autumn in Texas means music. Tons of it streaming through the major cities from late September thru late November. Yesterday afternoon I remembered Warpaint was playing South Side Music Hall and scored tickets online before my last ballet class. South Side is one of my favorite venues in Dallas. It's intimate with a capacity of 1500, and reminds me…

Chihuly Exhibit at Dallas Arboretum

To welcome the first day of December (and Dallas' 80 degree weather) we spent the morning at the Dallas Arboretum visiting the Chihuly Exhibit. Since so many of Chihuly's sculptures have been inspired by nature, a botanical garden couldn't be a more perfect setting. Here are a few of my favorite sculptures: Reeds (1995) Dallas…