6 Links to Brighten Your Week

She's So Bright - 6 Links to Brighten Your Week April 2017

1. I would like to eat here. 2. These fluffy coats might be the key to fending off the chill of early spring. 3. Goldie Hawn’s Instagram keeps it real and will make you laugh. 4. A pink geyser in Iceland. 5. Woman of NASA finally immortalized in Lego. 6. …

Continue Reading

Thoughts for the Weekend

She's So Bright - Thoughts for the Weekend Mid-March

I haven’t been sleeping so well this week. I wasn’t sure if it was the work being done in our apartment which is emitting strange smells, our attempt to go to bed early in anticipation of our upcoming trip to Iceland, the earplugs I’ve lately been wearing, or the changing …

Continue Reading

6 Links to Brighten Your Week

She's So Bright - 6 Links to Brighten Your Week End of February

1. A great Paris city guide from a French local. 2. Modern Love’s: When Your Greatest Romance Is a Friendship. 3. How silly trade can get between two countries, in Planet Money’s Chicken Tax. 4. Andrew Kearns photography portfolio mostly shot in Oregon. 5. This man, who drives hours everyday to …

Continue Reading

Thoughts for the Weekend

She's So Bright - Thoughts for the Weekend Mid-February

It’s been a long week full of breaking news, Russell Stover’s chocolates, doctor’s appointments and freezing, windy weather. But finally, we made it through to the weekend! On Valentine’s, Jon and I drove to a city park to photograph the sunset. After setting up the tripod atop a rocky outcrop, we …

Continue Reading

February Girl Crush: Nikkie de Jager

She's So Bright: February Girl Crush: Nikkie de Jager

I stumbled on Nikkie de Jager, or Nikkie Tutorials as she’s known online, through a random Pinterest link with suggestions for New Years Eve makeup ideas. Nikkie’s face was beautiful, glowy, and so fierce, that I immediately clicked on her video. With that one click, the internet grabbed me by …

Continue Reading

6 Links to Brighten Your Week

She's So Bright - 6 Links to Brighten Your Week End of January 2017

1. This view from Lake Bled in northwestern Slovenia. 2. Sam Cooke’s wonderful song A Change Is Gonna Come put to protest videos. 3. These delicious looking DIY Smoothie Bowls. 4. Photos of 1950’s Jersey Shore Motels on the off-season. 5. This photo of the wrestling hunk John Cena. 6. A …

Continue Reading

6 Links to Brighten Your Week

She's So Bright - 6 Links to Brighten Your Week January 2017

1. The full page obituary of 106-year-old Tyrus Wong, the late-to-be-recognized artist behind Disney’s Bambi. 2. Even in death, Carrie Fisher had the most incredible sense of humor. 3. All the looks from last night’s Golden Globes, including my favorites: Olivia Culpo, Kristen Bell, and Naomie Harris. 4. This moving cover …

Continue Reading

Thoughts for the Weekend

It’s been cold and gloomy for a couple of weeks now and I’m starting to have serious cabin fever. Jon is out practicing his photography in the freezing weather, and all I want to do is snuggle inside under the covers and read my favorite old romance novels. It’s not exactly …

Continue Reading

Thoughts for the Christmas Weekend

She's So Bright - Thoughts for the Christmas Weekend

Christmas is almost here and I’m making my final runs around town for last minute gifts. Presents are scattered in boxes on my office floor waiting to be wrapped, and my cat is getting more and more crazy about being stuck inside because of the cold. Once again it feels …

Continue Reading

6 Links to Brighten Your Week: Christmas Edition!

She's So Bright - 6 Links to Brighten Your Week: Christmas Edition

1. This retro pink Christmas wreath has sold me on holiday DIY. 2. Our favorite it girls at Christmas, including this photo of Grace Kelly wrapping presents. 3. Time to plan a great escape via this mountain pass. 4. I found the right gift guide for the sophisticate in your life. 5. To get you in the …

Continue Reading