Thoughts By Natalie is a community for women dedicated to honest talk about beauty, style, wellness and life. I write about topics that endlessly interest me (and hopefully you too)—lasting beauty, wellness, plant-based eating, spirituality, style, art and design, relationships, reading, travel, and anything else I think you might enjoy.
Who writes this blog, you ask? Well that would be me, Natalie. I live in north county San Diego with my hilarious and charming husband Brian and our very scruffy adopted pup Maggie. I’m a magazine editor, writer and blogger who loves the written word, avocados, beach picnics and champagne. I believe that beauty comes from who we are—not what we look like—and I live life accordingly. Glad to meet you!
Please feel free to email me at email@example.com and take a look at the FAQs below just in case I've already answered your question. To receive my daily or weekly emails, you can sign up on the subscribe page. If you’re interested in advertising, please visit my advertising page for rates and readership information.
Who designed your blog?
I did! Hope you're enjoying it :)
Can I share your content on my blog or website?
Yes, definitely! As long as you email me to let me know, don't alter the content without my permission, and link back to the original post, I'd be glad to be featured on your site!
How does sponsorship work? Do I have to have a business or blog to sponsor you?
Please visit the advertising page for more details, and of course email me with additional questions! If you don't have something to advertise here through sponsorship, I also offer Featured Cause Sponsorships, which allow you to raise awareness about something you care about through this platform—it includes all of the same perks as regular sponsorship and you can learn more here.
Will you write about my project or product?
I'll certainly consider it. Email me a link and I'll let you know if I'm interested!
Can I submit an item for a giveaway or send you a product to review?
Yes, definitely. I'm always open to doing giveaways and reviewing products. Please send me an email if you'd like to do so and we can chat about the details :)
You've mentioned an eating disorder before. Have you shared that story here?
Yes, in fact I have. For those of you who are interested in knowing (or have requested to hear) my story of disordered eating and how I found healing, you can read it here.
Can I have your blog posts automatically sent to my email?
Yes! You can subscribe via email and you'll get a message in your inbox whenever I post something new—or, subscribe to the weekly newsletter for less emails but all of the same content (and then some!)
I'd like to contribute/edit for Darling Magazine. How can I get involved?
Great—we're always looking for new content and talent! Please visit our submissions page for more details about how you can join the movement.
I still have a question for you...
Feel free to email me! I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. I always try to respond promptly, but please forgive me if it takes a little while to get back to you. Thanks!
copyright + disclosure
This blog features a mix of my own photos and images by others found online. If you see a photo here that's not properly credited, please email me at email@example.com so I can fix it (I always want to give proper credit!). Also, please link back to this blog if you share one of my photos on your blog or on any social media sites. Thanks!
Disclosure: I use affiliate links in many of my style posts in order to cover blogging costs. This means that I make a small commission if you end up buying the item from my link (though all selections are made entirely by me). Any sponsored post will be clearly noted, and I will only agree to write a sponsored post if I believe in the product and would use it myself!