Winona Dimeo-Ediger is a blogger, author, and banjo enthusiast based in Nashville, Tennessee. Follow her on Instagram @winonarose.

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Instagram: IT’S NATIONAL DONUT DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Image: Joni Edelman.

An Imagined Conversation With Instagram

Instagram: Don’t eat it though, just hold it. With a stiff, outstretched arm in front of a whimsical mural on a decaying brick wall.
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   07.12.16 12am   |   SHARE
Driving by yourself allows you to be completely independent in a way not offered by other forms of travel. Image: Greyerbaby/Pixabay.

7 Reasons Solo Road Trips Are The Best Way To Travel

You don’t have to compromise on music or air conditioning temperature or snack break times. It’s just you, your car, and the open road. Ah, freedom!
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   05.16.16 12am   |   SHARE
When you’re helping people zip up dresses and watching their reactions to certain items of clothing, you start noticing patterns. Image: Thinkstock.

4 Things Women Say In The Dressing Room (And What I Wish I Could Say Back)

When you’re helping people zip up dresses and watching their reactions to certain items of clothing, you start noticing patterns. Here are four of the phrases I hear most often in the dressing room,... Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   05.10.16 12am   |   SHARE
For people who feel things deeply, just BEING is an intense experience. Image: Thinkstock.

4 Survival Tips For The Sensitive Soul

Dear Sensitive Soul: Are you having a hard time right now? Me too. I think a lot of us are.
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   04.22.16 12am   |   SHARE
Combining two different people’s moods, habits, energy levels, wants, and needs into something that resembles a cohesive and harmonious shared life requires constant compromise and adjustment.

4 Game-Changing Relationship Mantras

Hopefully you say “I love you” to your partner as often as possible. But how often do you tell them you like them? Because as much as we might take loving each other for granted, liking each other... Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   04.6.16 12am   |   SHARE

4 Tips For Hashtagging Your Most Deeply Private Moments

For example, if you’re having gastrointenstinal distress, resist the urge to hashtag it with something generic like #diarrheacramps. Instead, include your first and last name and the date to make it... Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   03.30.16 12am   |   SHARE
Height, weight, curves (or lack thereof), softness, cellulite, skin tone, gender identity/expression, or disability do not preclude you from wearing certain pieces of clothing.

7 Rules For Spring Fashion

F*ck that noise. Wear a bikini if you want. Or wear a one-piece if you want. Or wear a baggy t-shirt from a Def Leppard concert and knee-length bike shorts if you want. Wear whatever you want. But... Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   03.25.16 12am   |   SHARE
 smaller, less glamorous fears can be much more important to face than the huge, exciting ones. They can be scarier too, and much more complex.

Sweating The Small Stuff

I’d been so busy patting myself on the back for conquering my big fears, I failed to acknowledge that the types of things that scare me had shifted. A lot of the obvious stuff didn’t bother me... Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   03.21.16 12am   |   SHARE
She brings peak HBIC vibes.

6 Easy Ways To Get That Ina Garten Swagger

This woman has serious swagger. It’s a slightly more subtle swagger than, say, Snoop Lion, but it’s there: in the nonchalant flick of her wrist while tossing garlic cloves into a food processor; in... Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   03.17.16 12am   |   SHARE
Exisitential crisis map.

Turn-By-Turn Directions For Your Existential Crisis

Make a u-turn into the darkest recesses of your psyche. Wonder about your life purpose: Were you put on earth to stare at computer screens and pay bills and die? Cringe while imagining what your... Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   03.14.16 12am   |   SHARE