on facing those tinder nightmares

I’m mad. I’m angry. I’m insulted to the point that my fingers are a-buzzing and I need to get this out into the universe. They say that dating is a game. Sure, I’ll play. I’ve done the apps. I’ve done the “act cute in a pizza place and get picked up by some weird guy…

on auditioning for ‘the bachelor’

I do a lot of things for this blog. And I’m willing to do a lot of ridiculous things in life, mainly since I’m a collector of stories and love being able to tell people (in detail) about the crazy things that happen. So, that all being said, a very patient friend and I ventured…

on learning how to fly solo

Once today is over (Feb 14th // Valentine’s Day), I will have officially made it through every holiday throughout this first year of being single. Hallelujah!! Granted, considering the nature of the holiday, this one may the be the toughest one yet. My friends and I planned ahead – “Galentine’s” Day brunch (aka booze) and…

#wcw : amanda wilens // feed me with amanda

I’m a hardcore advocate for my girl crushes and, with that being said, I’ve decided to launch a new feature to Sparkles and Stilettos : a somewhat weekly feature where I try and showcase a different #WCW (Woman Crush Wednesday). Let it be known – these are girls who I know and who I admire.…