Red Hot Looks for Valentine’s Day

Hi Socialites! This post marks the kickoff of my Valentine’s Day series! I know that Valentine’s Day is one of those controversial holidays in that 50% of people love it (and expect gifts!) and 50% of people think it’s just an overly commercialized holiday/cash grab. I’m in the camp that’s in the middle: I loveRead more

The Comparison Game: Everybody Loses

In this day and age of Social Media, the Comparison Game is one with tons of players, especially among bloggers and influencers. If you aren’t a blogger, I’m sure you, or someone else you know, has felt a touch of the mean greens after reading someone’s FB status, or seeing photos of their tropical vacation!Read more

Over The Knee Boots

Hi Socialites! 👋🏾 I’m doing this post today because I got soooo much love in my inbox from y’all about the Tie Back Over the Knee Boots from Charlotte Russe that were featured in this post. Over The Knee boots have been huge this year; they’ve been seen all over the runways, on our faveRead more

Hello Moto!

Hey Socialites! 👋🏾 If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you probably know that I loooove NY&Company clothing! I feel like many of the smaller retail stores get overlooked by bloggers, in favor of big retailers like Nordstrom, or Instagram boutiques who send clothing for free. Today, this post will be featuring thisRead more

Target’s Best Kept Secret

Hey Socialites! Today’s subject matter might be a little sensitive: fair warning! If you don’t like discussing women’s undergarments, click the “X” at the top of the screen, because today, I’m discussing the Gilligan & O’Malley line at Target stores! So, if you’ve been following my blog, I shared in this post that one ofRead more

Style Collective: Why I Joined & Raleigh Meetup

On July 17, 2017, I made one of the best decisions I could make for my blog, career, and personal goals…I joined Style Collective! Truly, I have never been happier to be a part of such a caring, inspiring, and motivating network of true #girlbosses (in every sense of the word!) Style Collective was foundedRead more

Get the Most Out of Your Planner in the New Year!

Hey Socialites! I figure the best way to start this post is by reminding you guys just how much I use my phone. I’m on this thing almost constantly, unless I’m in the shower or asleep. So naturally, I use my phone as an alarm clock, as a PC, and as a calendar. I alwaysRead more

Luggage Essentials for a Winter Getaway

I recently got a chance to catch up with one of my girlfriends, who called to request a little assistance in packing for a ski trip. Out of my whole circle of friends, I am the only one who loves winter temps, snow, and ice! While others dream of summer, beaches, and bikinis, I amRead more

2017 Year End Wrap-up & 2018 Goals

I want to start this post by advising y’all that it’s about to get real. The Suburban Socialite has been a very therapeutic venture for me, serving not only as a blog for my readers, but as a diary of sorts, in which to work through my issues. So, what better place than this website,Read more

The Best Peppermint Hot Chocolate Recipe

The Best Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Picture it! (I sooo said that in my best Sophia from Golden Girls voice) It’s icy cold outside, and slightly misty. The day is fading to dusk, and all you can think about is making a steamy mug of rich hot cocoa to warm your body and soothe your soul! Hot Cocoa is always myRead more