With more than 1 million loyal followers on her own YouTube channel, a successful podcaster, and an MTV “Creator To Watch,” Megan Batoon has gone from college student focused on graphic design to modern-day influencer with her very own lifestyle brand. But how did she do it? All by trusting her gut, focusing on the things she loves the most and being her true, authentic self.
it’s spring cleaning season, aka the season of saying you will spring clean and then never getting to it; but lucky for all of us, we are in the year of marie kondo. if you haven’t heard of marie kondo, she is the OG master of tidying up. earlier this year, netflix released a show based on her book, life-changing magic of tidying up, and it has mesmerized the tv-binge-watching world ever since. so, naturally, we *organized* a list of 9 facts about this cleaning queen and her art form of “tidying up”...
we called in a favor to get some advice from the journaling queen herself: katie dalebout
Jill Martin had to be the ‘Jill’ they were talking about when the phrase “Jill of all trades” was coined. She is a multi-hyphenated, fun-loving, successful, get-it-done kind of gal that doesn’t let anyone put her in a box. Her current resume includes being an Emmy Award-winning television personality and Today Show contributor, a New York Knicks sideline reporter, a New York Times best-selling author, a QVC ambassador, and Creative Director of her own fashion line G.I.L.I. We chatted with Jill about what motivates her professionally and what pushes her to make time for all of the projects and hobbies and people she holds near and dear.
We love a makeup look that makes a statement, but Lipslut takes it to a whole new level. Birthed in the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election, this forward-thinking makeup company was founded in LA by a group of college women who made it their mission to take action, make a difference, and “put their money where their mouth is,” literally.
Did you ever have a journal as a kid? Well, Katie Dalebout has made that into her adult career. Don’t believe us? Check out the book she authored, Let It Out: A Journey Through Journaling, the ultimate guide to helping you keep that diary going and using it to better yourself.
Ashley Beaudin is an entrepreneur, a leader, a speaker, and a coach. She has a degree in Human Rights and has spent time working in media, politics, and activism. She believes in using your heart and dreaming up big ideas. And, she has two words to describe herself: real and confident.
Thanks to social media, beauty bloggers, fashion experts and self-proclaimed influencers have flourished over the past few years. But what sets Mattie James apart? She does things her own way.
Highly followed travel & food blogger and founder of the multimedia creative agency HUNGRYApe, Nicole Isaacs, had a comfortable and stable life that she walked away from in order to pursue her passions. As a field producer for one of the largest entertainment news networks, E!, Nicole had what felt like the “perfect” life being in television -- interacting with celebrities, attending red carpets, you name it! But her love of travel, food and ability to connect with people through their stories were more important to her than staying in a cycle that she knew. She quit her job, ended a long term relationships and bought a one way ticket to Europe. The rest is history.
Recently named one of Refinery29’s Top 10 NYC “Food Instagrams to Follow” and Zagat’s “Top 100 Food Instagrammers in the U.S.” Marisel Salazar, a New York-based writer, social media/content strategist and photographer, it wasn’t always cupcakes and cappuccinos. In a world where social media and online access has leveled the playing field for writers, bloggers and photographers, how does one overcome their own fear of failure and make themselves standout?