Articles by Alicia McDonald:

Alicia is a freelance writer who covers everything from pets to cocktails, with cocktails being her favorite. Her loves in life include cheap wine, overpriced lattes, and avoiding exercise at all costs, all while trying to stay slim. She has a passion for giving back which typically involves weekends spent with sick children or a home filled with homeless pets. Follow along on her personal blog Giving the Good Lifeor on Facebook.
  1. Life lessons from Mom

    Most of us spent our younger years scoffing at our mom's advice and, in many cases, completely rejecting her wise words in favor of...
  2. For the love of jute

    Natural fibers like jute and burlap add an earthy and warm look to any space. They're often used with coastal decor or a country...
  3. Grown-up pastel decor

    When we think of pastel colors we often think of Easter baskets or baby’s nurseries — we don’t necessarily think of grown-up modern...