These Heels Were Made For Walkin’

These heels were make for walkin’ and that’s just what they’ll do!

The holidays are officially upon us which means endless parties filled with eggnog, white elephant gift exchanges and if you’re lucky dancing to Mariah Carey’s “All I want for Christmas” for the hundredth time (TYD Holiday Playlist HERE). I don’t know what it is but once the eggnog and starts flowing people (mostly me) think they’re the best dancers in the world.  You’re wearing your favorite outfit and bomb shoes, so you’re feeling pretty good. It’s all fun and games until your feet starting screaming bloody murder and make you wish you never chose cuteness over practicality. This scenario happens all too often to me.

Luckily I have a small secret weapon…

Sole Patches.


Not to be confused with the small patches of hair on a gentleman’s face.

Sole Patches are cushion adhesives that you stick to the ball and heel of your shoes or feet. These little cushions are my new favorite thing, ever. They’re shock-absorbing, anti-microbial, odor and moisture repelling! This means your feet will remain dry and painless all night. ALL NIGHT. This means no more wearing your sneakers or flip flops until you arrive at you destination and quickly switch into your heels. Honestly, that’s just too much work. Carrying around 2 pairs of shoes? Nobody has time for that.

I first tried out Sole Patches with my favorite, yet very painful pair of boots. I put the cushions at the balls of my feet, since that’s where I feel the most pain. So I wore the boots to work standing and walking around for 8 hours, and guess what? NO PAIN. Usually two hours into wearing these boots I experience some serious discomfort, and by the end of the day I need to soak my feet. To be quite honest, I kind of forgot I was wearing them.

Naturally I tried Sole Patches with all my really uncomfortable shoes and I got the same result, no pain.

Do you know what this means?

No more two pairs of shoes!

No catching Uber’s a block from your destination because you can’t walk!

Dancing the night away without consequences!

It’s like a whole new world!

If you’re interested in bringing in the new year on the right foot (see what I did there?) check out Sole Patches!



This post is sponsored by Sole Patches. All opinions are my own. 


Gift Guide: For Him

Cover photo for the holiday gift guide: for him. It's an image of an apple, pinecones and a red latte with white hearts latte art
The air is kinda crisp (I say kinda because it was a solid 50-something degrees yesterday). Malls are filled to the brim, and ABC Family (I refuse to call it Freeform) has a certain theme going. It’s the Holiday’s!

As promised, I have created a holiday gift guide for the men in your life. There are a variety of items that can be used as stocking stuffers, under the tree presents and secret santa; there’s clothing, accessories and tech items! These guides are meant to lessen the stress of holiday shopping and find your loved ones something they’ll enjoy all year long! I had so much fun making this, and I hope you find this helpful.

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Gift Guide: For Her

Gift Guide Cover Photo. An image of a nicely wrapped present with polka dotted wrapping paper and a brown label on top.

The air is kinda crisp (I say kinda because it was a solid 50-something degrees yesterday). Malls are filled to the brim, and ABC Family (I refuse to call it Freeform) has a certain theme going.

That means it’s the Holiday’s! It’s easily my favorite time of the year. Spending time with my family, eating a lot of holiday themed food, it really doesn’t get any better than that. Although the holidays is a very joyous occasion, there can be some added stress especially in the gift-giving department. I’ve been known to fly a little too close to the cuckoo’s nest searching for the perfect gift for friends and family. If you have difficulties finding gifts for loved one’s please stay tuned for this two-part gift giving post. This post is focusing on a gift guide for the ladies in your life.

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October Favorites {Instagram Edition}

Is it too early for October Favorites? If so, I’m sorry because that whats happening today haha.

If you’re like myself you probably spend an unhealthy amount of time on Instagram. I know it’s bad but first thing in the morning after I’ve meditated and had coffee, I check my feed. This is an integral part of my morning, how else am I suppose to know what going on? Ya know? Then afterwards I catch up on what’s going on in the world, and by that I mean I read the skim and read whatever NYT notifications are on my dashboard. Instagram before world news? That’s just how the cookie crumbles!

Naturally I have some favorite grammers this month. Their esthetic is on POINT and I’m constantly asking myself “where can I get that?!” Here are my top 5 favorite Instagrammers for the month of October!


Don't wait for something to break before deciding it can be improved, keep updated ✨ #Champagnelevelsrunninglow

A photo posted by Kimberley✨ (@silverfawn_) on

@silverfawn_: Kimberly is the blogger behind Chai Pearls.

What you can expect to see: Bomb ass outfits and expect to have a serious case of purse envy.

@paytonsartain: Payton is a texas gal living the dream in LA. She is the blogger behind Hustle +Halcyon

What you can expect to see: Serious boho vibes, shoe goals and food porn.

@pinksole_rach: Rachelle is a Florida based blogger behind PinkSole.

What you can expect to see: The best OOTD’s you’ve ever seen.

@jackmise: Jackie is the Toronto based blogger behind Something About That

What you can expect to see: Awesome outfits, beautiful flowers, awesome flat lays and the best brick walls i’ve ever seen!

Oh hay Saturdaaay #dressesandsneakers

A photo posted by @cecilealamode on

@cecilealamode: Cecile is the South Florida blogger behind Cecile a la Mode

What you can expect to see: Serious tropical vibes and the sudden urge to travel! Her outfits are goals.

Honorable Mention – Me @dhjoseph 

Stoop kids afraid to leave his stoop

A photo posted by Dahlia Joseph | TYD (@dhjoseph) on

Guys, what kind of blogger would I be if I didn’t share my own Instagram?

I’d love to know who some of your Instagram favorites are this month!

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