Things I’m loving right now

REI’s Force of Nature Campaign REI just launched a public campaign to bring women to the forefront of the world of outdoor adventure. Rocking the tagline, “Let’s make outside the largest level playing field on earth,” they’re bringing women to the forefront of their marketing campaigns, spotlighting women adventurers, offering programs and classes specifically for girls […]

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DIY: Stenciled Throw Pillow

Before Christmas, I put a teaser on Instagram for a DIY I was working on, and promised a forthcoming tutorial on the blog. It’s taken me three months, but I am FINALLY making good on that promise. (I also promised I would give an update on the Dirty Lemon detox. You drink one bottle before […]

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Rockstar Series 2017: Spotlight the Good

If you’ve been following the blog for awhile, you know that the Rockstar Series is my favorite thing about Drunk on Opportunity. I’m especially excited to present today’s rockstar to you: Mikaela Conley. Not only is Mikaela an accomplished journalist, a loving sister/daughter/friend,  avid yogi, and excellent adventure buddy; she’s making the internet a more positive place. […]

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Exciting News!

For those of you that don’t know, I’m the director of development (aka head fundraiser) at a kickass nonprofit called The Financial Clinic. The “Clinic” works to build financial security and to promote financial mobility for America’s working poor. “What the heck does that mean?” you say. It means we work to make it possible […]

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Stress, vanity and the election of 2016

2016 has been a particularly stressful election cycle. Civil discourse gave way to hateful rhetoric, dismissive sarcasm and finger-pointing. We are all on edge, frazzled and exhausted. My stress manifests itself in  a glorious combination of gastro-intestinal and epidermal expressions. I’ve been bloated for weeks. My lips are perennially cracked and my skin has been raw and dull since August. Today I woke up […]

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