7 Sunscreen Mistakes to Stop Making Now

Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States. In most scenarios, it’s preventable if you use sunscreen. So today I’m sharing 7 sunscreen mistakes people commonly make [me included]. 7 Sunscreen Mistakes to Stop Making Now: You only put your sunscreen on when you go to the beach. You should be applying sunscreen to your face e-v-e-r-y   s-i-n-g-l-e   d-a-y. In the Summer I put sunscreen on my arms and legs too in the morning if I know I’m going to be running around outside. Also, if you drive to work every day don’t…

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Clothing Roundup

Click on the “+” sign on each item above to shop them directly!  Happy Nordstrom Sale open to ALL day! Now that everyone has access, I wanted to round up my favorite pieces that I know you’ll be excited to pull out of your closet this Fall. Take a peek at the notes under each item. Many of these are PERFECT to wear to the office! When I worked at Morgan Stanley I loved shopping at Nordstrom for work clothes. There are so many great items that you can easily transition from work to weekend. Now, I shop more trend…

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Seamless Packing Advice from a Seasoned Weekender

Are you an over packer? Or do you under pack? Do you find that you’re missing things you actually need when you arrive at your destination? Incorrectly pack no more, because I’m sharing seamless packing advice today! Weekend getaways in the Summer are like lemons to lemonade. If you have a free weekend you just got to go somewhere [at least once] while the weather is nice. I’m so fortunate that my boyfriend’s family has a Summer house on the North Fork of Long Island. It’s one of my favorite places to go. And although there’s plenty of fun things…

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Five Tips for Fashion Jewelry Care featuring Bauble Bar

Designed in New York City Bauble Bar offers some of my favorite accessories. From delicate to statement, classic to trend, tassels, beading, and stones you’ll be sure to find whatever you’re looking for. Although I love fashion jewelry (AKA costume jewelry) it’s taken me a lot of trial and error to keep all my favorite pieces in tact. I’m not the kind of person who is rough on my items. Yet I’ve destroyed some of my favorite fashion jewels over the years. I’m happy to give my favorite fashion pieces a little extra TLC, but how? Over time I’ve come…

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Breaking the Instagram Black Hole of Personal Comparison

I am many things, but first I am always human. When I first started blogging three and a half years ago I had no idea how many bloggers there were. On my personal Instagram account, I only followed my friends and family, no one else. No celebs, reality TV stars, actors, authors – I did not follow a soul that I didn’t personally know. So naturally, when I started my Simply by Simone account I started following other bloggers and my favorite celebrities. Which brought me deep into the black hole of personal comparison. Yes, some people are well off.…

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