#WellnessVoxBox from Influenster

Nothing is better than coming home to a big, bright package full of awesome goodies after a long day at work. It doesn’t matter how old you are or how mature you are – surprises in the mail are still super fun, as long as those surprises aren’t bills, that is. Thanks to all the amazing people over at Influenster, I get VoxBoxes full of awesome …

Resale & Thrift Store Shopping for Plus Sizes

Let’s be honest here, we all would love to look fabulous and save money at the same time, right? Nothing feels better than finding something gorgeous at a fraction of the price, meaning you can have those strappy Kate Spade heels and still have enough room in your budget for that Girls’ Night Out on Saturday. But no matter what size you are, shopping at thrift …

Travel Files: Columbus

Thanks to my sometimes fantastic job, I get the chance to travel on a whim. When it comes to traveling, I tend to fly by the seat of my pants and end up being really spontaneous. So when one of my best friends (aka Carrie from Cardigans and Crossbones) in Columbus decided to get married a month ago and have a low-key celebration, I knew …

Picking Up the Pieces and Starting Over

It’s a little crazy how many things can change in the span of just a few months. The last time I posted, it was the beginning of January and I had almost all of 2015 ahead of me. Now it’s June and half of the year is already in the past.  I look back on the past five months and honestly have no idea how I …

Hello 2015!

Welcome to The City Lush!

It’s the beginning of a brand new year, full of fresh starts and new opportunities to grow as a person. So it only made sense to launch The City Lush today, with all of 2015 ahead of us to fill with fashion, beauty, love and life.