5 Night Time Skincare Must Haves for Transitional Weather

A wise woman {at Sephora} once told me that your night time skin care routine should make you feel like you’re in your own private spa. That’s basically my mantra for the night time…that and “chocolate heals all” It is that time of the year again…SPRINNNG (maybe?)! Unfortunately, this also means it’s that time of […]

5 Gym Bag Essentials for when you just CAN’T

Waterbottle: Five Below, $5, Socks: Pure Barre, $15, Lip balm: Birchbox, $14, Rollerball: “Immune Boost” YoungLiving Essential Oils (click here for details) So if you’ve been following me on social media, you know that I’ve recently been taking classes at Pure Barre. I signed up for a 5-week unlimited course and have basically been taking […]

5 Favorite Finds at the Madewell Baltimore Store Opening!

This Tuesday, I had the opportunity to visit the opening of the new Madewell Harbor East, Baltimore Store. Sparkling wine and refreshments were served as we mingled with Maryland Style Bloggers and Baltimore fashionistas and perused the (packed) new location! Madewell specializes in well made basics (especially great denim) and beautiful minimalist jewelry and simple […]

16 Top Cyber Monday Deals from Charm City Thriftanista’s favorites

Guys! It’s finally here!Cyber Monday. CharmCityThriftanista Day!!!!! While I may have been a big advocate for Black Friday in my younger and sprightlier days…my late 20’s have dissuaded me from doing anything past 3 a.m. save for eating cookie dough ice-cream in my pajamas. Check out these great picks for sales from my favorite stores: […]

10 of the REAL Best Beauty Finds at your local Drugstore

A lot of times I will read magazines that will give you a list of the latest drugstore makeup products…but let’s get real. The magazines get $$$ from those brands to pitch their products to the public…and they only usually feature newer products that haven’t REALLY been tested by folks who are unpaid for their […]


This last weekend I had a whole day with absolutely nothing to do and was feeling a little down due to my boyfriend being several states away and a particularly stressful work week. Stuff had really started to compound and I was feeling less and less like myself and needed a day to spend with […]