Sherita J. Rankins

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17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

How to Save Money When You Don't Know Where to Start

Can we be straight up with each other? Saving money is hard work. It’s a skill—maybe even an art. Without a financial plan, you’re setting yourself …

Personal Finance

Lilac Love: How to Wear Spring's New IT Color

Sorry, pink—it’s time to move over and make way for spring’s new “it” color: lilac! This lovely shade debuted during NYFW last September, and as a …

7 Lasting Steps to Build a Better and More Positive Life

The year is well underway, and some of us have already abandoned our resolutions. I say it’s time to leave the past behind and focus on making the …

5 Products You Need to Help Clear Acne Prone Skin

I have battled my skin for most of my life. From cystic acne to blackheads and fine bumps, #thestruggleisreal. After years of dermatologist visits …

Weekend Travel Guide: Reasons to Love Malibu

Gorgeous sunsets, calm ocean breezes, and some of the best views in California—Malibu officially might be my new happy place. We recently spent a …

8 Manicure Worthy Nail Polishes to Love This Spring

Photo by Harper’s Bazaar<p>This season I am making my nails a priority. If you follow me on Instagram, then you know how I much I love doing nail art …

The 7 Most Instagram Worthy Walls In Los Angeles

The Pink Wall<p>Pink Wall, Paul Smith 8221 Melrose Ave.<p><i>What to wear: You can go monochromatic, be romantic, or just wear something that pops with a</i> …

Whole30 Recipe Spiced Chicken and Veggie Lettuce Cups

Chop the garlic then thinly slice the mushrooms and onions. Zest the lime and cut into wedges, then grate the carrots and radish. Next, peel and dice …

Why I Need to Refresh My New Year's Commitments

Do you remember what you said 6 weeks ago? No, seriously! Remember it was right around midnight just after the ball dropped. You vowed to start …

How To Have the Best New York Fashion Week As A Blogger

We have all seen that episode of “Sex and The City,” where Carrie struts down the catwalk and falls flat on her face. Don’t be fashion roadkill, be …

Weekend Vibes

Being chic shouldn’t just be a Monday-Friday thing, you can find ways to make it last all week long. I know the feeling of wanting to crawl into your …

How to Enjoy a Weekend Getaway In Santa Barbara

Need a change of scenery? Right now, I can’t think of anything better than a weekend getaway. We all know I keep my schedule busy, but fresh from …

3 Simple Tools Help to Make Your Financial Life Easier

When I started this site, I knew a personal finance section would be a prominent fixture of the blog. Saving money, budgeting and being financially …

Personal Finance

Waiting for Tonight

I always look forward to getting glammed up for a night out with the girls. Going clubbing, a Friday night dinner or even just happy hour can be a …

The Best Order to Apply Skincare for Amazing Results

We all want our skin to look its best, so we invest in products to help make our complexion glow! Serums, eyes creams, face oil, but when do I use …

White Christmas

Since moving to Los Angeles, I find my style becoming more casual by the day. The stilettos in my closet are slowly collecting dust while I rock …

Holiday Glam

No matter how stressful the holidays can be, I love getting dressed up to attend all the parties the season can bring. I love combining different …

The Advantages of Test-Tube Tuna

As edible, affordable lab-grown meat remains out of reach, a tiny start-up might have found a faster route to dinner tables.<p>Most people who follow food are aware that scientists and tech companies are trying to grow meat in labs. When they’ll see it and what it will look and taste like—those are …

San Francisco

How to Get Every Free Thing Coming to You During a Hotel Stay

Hotels are expensive. Like break-the-bank expensive. Even staying on the cheap -- in a small town no one’s ever heard of or at a resort during the …