BIO

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

Winona Dimeo-Ediger's Articles

The good news: your call WILL BE short.

Tips For Calling Your Reps If You're Nervous, Socially Awkward, Or Phone-Phobic

With the country spiraling deeper into a fascist hellscape on a daily basis, it’s hard to keep track of all the things to be outraged about, but one thing’s for sure: we have to keep the pressure on... Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   02.17.17 12am   |   SHARE
It's pretty cool when you get your start with a blog called "Daddy Likey." (Image Credit: Winona Dimeo-Edgier)

#RavsWriters: Winona Dimeo-Ediger - From 'Daddy Likey' To National Geographic

Welcome to #RavsWriters, an opportunity for you to get to know some of the outstanding human beings who fervently type to make Ravishly the awesome place it is.  1. Name  Winona Rose Dimeo-Ediger. 2... Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   02.15.17 9am   |   SHARE
HYPOCRITES.

Mike Pence & Paul Ryan Hypocrites? Say It Isn't So. (And Send Them A Postcard)

Please feel free to join me in sending these GOP leaders a stack of postcard versions of their hypocritical Tweets. Join the resistance, #RavsResistance.
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   01.31.17 9pm   |   SHARE
"I inhabited my body instead of observing it."

5 Truly Simple, Purely Practical Tips For Everyday Body Positivity

I'm all about body positivity practices that require self reflection and deep emotional shifts. Therapy? Sign me up. Journaling? Yes... Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   01.19.17 12am   |   SHARE
image credit: Winona Dimeo-Ediger

Inaugural Make-Up Tutorial: Get On Your Gorgeous Game-Face

As we prepare to take to the streets to protest the inauguration of a racist, sexist, xenophobic demagogue, we need to LOOK GOOD doing it.
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   01.19.17 12pm   |   SHARE
It’s me, Optimism! Cheeriness? Excitement? Hope?

An Imagined Conversation With Optimism

Ever had an imagined conversation with optimism? Yeah, me too.
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   01.18.17 12am   |   SHARE
Throw every body-policing fashion rule you've heard out the window and buy yourself something gorgeous!

6 Reasons To Wait Until You Lose Weight To Buy New Clothes (And Why They're All Wrong)

Clothes can be altered. Clothes can be sold. Clothes can be swapped with friends. In the meantime, you have to get dressed every day, and you might as well love the clothes you have right now.
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   01.16.17 12am   |   SHARE
How to find hope, despite the times.

Yes, Virginia, Trump IS The President

In 1897, a little girl named Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. The editor’s response, “Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus,”... Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   12.19.16 12pm   |   SHARE
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