It’s Hard to Say Goodbye

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10 Reasons Why I’ll Miss Summer written by Michael

Summer and I go together like Nike Airs and crisp Ts. With its exit approaching almost as quickly as the departure of white after Labor Day, it’s about time to start saying goodbyes. To celebrate the good times, here’s a list of ten reasons I’ll miss summer starting with summer BBQ’s.

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Fabglance

Nashville Blogger, Author, Creative

Painting a picture with words isn’t something everyone does well, but for Melissa, it’s a craft she’s been perfecting since grade school. She now incorporates her love for language arts into her day job in the non-profit sector, running her own life, style, and confidence blog, Fabglance, and into authoring her first book, Jack and Ahlia. Whether telling stories through fashion or characters, Melissa’s wit, charisma, and creativity are undeniable.

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The New Retail Experience

RH Nashville, The Gallery at Green Hills

With retail as we know it disappearing before our very eyes, it’s no longer a surprise when a store closes its doors permanently. And physical expansion is almost unheard of these days. Yet, despite the online push, there’s at least one brand revolutionizing physical retailing. I recently toured the new four story, 70,000 plus square foot  Restoration Hardware in Nashville, and in my opinion, it is defying trends in retail and taking Nashville to new heights.

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Travel with Ease

6 Travel Tips for an Easygoing Trip

Travel Tips For Easy Trip

With summer’s arrival, vacation season is in full effect. Whether you’re traveling in the U.S. or internationally or heading to the beach or trip to the city, I’ve outlined 6 travel tips to help ensure an easygoing trip. Inspired by my recent travels to several U.S. cities, including, Seattle, Denver, Memphis, Toledo, and Detroit and my latest international trip to the Cancun, Quintana Roo, wherever you’re headed, these travel tips should have you all set for your next adventure. Continue reading “Travel with Ease”

Valentine’s Date Night Ideas for Love at any Stage – written by Sheena

Valentine’s Date Night Ideas


For this blog post, I’ve teamed up with, Sheena Steward, creator of relationship blog, Love At Any Stage.  Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Sheena is sharing Valentine’s date night ideas for absolutely everyone whether you’re spending Valentine’s day with your spouse, friends, kids, or loving yourself. Keep reading for tips that are sure to fill your Valentine’s Day with love.

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Thank you for your Support – Scales of Style Turns One

5 Lessons I Learned My First Year Blogging


Let me start this post by saying thank you to everyone who has rocked with me over the last year!! From the people who’ve been on this journey with me from day one when I had three followers  (my mom; sister, Makeda; and friend,  Tiffany), to those who just started following me yesterday, to everyone who allowed me to feature them, to the people who encouraged me to keep going, and the team of people who helped me behind the scenes. I cannot say it enough: thank you all for your support!

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Classic Holiday Cocktails with the Drink Whispherer

Holiday Cocktail Style


The holidays are here and amidst the hustle and bustle of the season, it’s a time to relax and unwind in the company of family and friends.  In addition to good people, creating a picturesque holiday requires the company of good food and good drinks.   My November feature covered the food. So, it’s only right that my feature this month cover holiday cocktails. Keep reading  and my December feature, an absolutely fabulous and experienced  bartender, will have you mixing a recipe for holiday party success! Be sure to read to the end of the post to get recipes  for three holiday cocktails!

One-Stop Shop for Everyone on your Holiday Shopping List

 

 

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Scales of Style Opry Mills Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner and luckily (depending on how much progress you’ve made) the plight to find gifts for everyone on your Christmas list is nearing an end. From holiday parties to traveling to see family and friends to bouncing around from one store to the next and scouring the net to find the perfect gift, it’s hard to squeeze everything in, including shopping for the people you love. To help you quickly glide though your shopping list (and because Opry Mills has kindly sponsored this post), I curated a gift guide stocked with items I would give my love, BFF, crew, and all. 

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Scales of Style, Etichat, and Out of My Mouth Inspired at the Frist Center for Visual Arts

Art and Inspiration

You never know where your path will lead you…. Well, last week, it lead me to a photo shoot at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts with Mariah, creator of Out of my Mouth, and Thallen, creator of Etichat.

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