bring it home

Cristina lives to help others discover their personal style, and loves providing the tips and tricks to achieve it. She believes design is an empowering tool that should be affordable and accessible to everyone. (Needless to say, she loves a good DIY!) She explores her passion for global street style and interiors on her blog, Fuji Files.



As a lifelong beauty nerd, one of Tara's missions in life has always been to find the best products on the market. Tara is a former beauty editor and is the co-founder of the lifestyle brands Izola and Odeme, as well as Regular Visitors, a general store and coffee shop in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.


live kindly

A Nebraska native, Kelly found her love for fitness on the bike. Her massively popular story How to Change Your Life inspired us to bring Kelly on as a regular contributor who shares her adventures in fitness and well-being. During the day, she runs Publicity for SXSW Interactive. When she's not...


the sweeter side

Katie is the baker, photographer and storyteller behind Butterlust. Most days you can find her in the kitchen, exercising her passion for the sweeter side of life. She is happiest when creating beautiful desserts – from simple and rustic to decadent and over the top – and truly believes that life is best when sugar-coated. On the rare occasion she's not in the kitchen, you can find...


work life

Lauren's the founder of Career Contessa, an online career development and mentorship platform for women. Through expert advice, interviews with successful women, one-on-one counseling, and online workshops, Career Contessa makes resources for women who want more—and are ready to get it.


money 101

Erica is an Austin local, Duke grad, and founder of ModMoney, an online platform that brings a fresh perspective to personal finance. She believes financial independence is an important part of living well and is passionate about empowering others to make proactive, informed and savvy financial decisions.


the global kitchen

Suruchi is the recipe-sharer and food lover behind This Brown Kitchen, a site where she shares the recipes and habits that fuel a happy and healthy lifestyle. Between daily yoga practice and reading up on the latest wellness trends, you can find her in the kitchen trying new flavor combinations - combining the traditional Indian flavors of her upbringing with new modern twists. When she's not...