5 Events You Need To Attend in Phoenix/Scottsdale in May

Happy May, friends! I’ve got a pretty busy month ahead with a bunch of fun events, so I thought I’d compile some of my favorite events for the month so you guys can come too! I’ll be at or celebrating all of the below events, so don’t be afraid to stop by and say hi! The events range from networking to education to volunteering, so there should be something below for everyone. Hope you guys can make it! 1. Thursday 5/16, 6-8:30pm – Bumble BFF Women’s…

My Sephora Sale Picks: Makeup & Skincare

Hi guys! I get so amped for the Sephora sale each year that I figured I might as well share some of my favorite makeup & skincare products with you! Their sale is valid from 5/2-5/6 and you must be an Insider in order to participate in the sale (anyone can sign up). Here is a breakdown of what discounts you can get depending on which tier you fall into: Rouge get 20% off purchases in store and online. Use code HEYROUGE VIB get 15% off purchase in store and…

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45 Years Of Love! Love & Marriage Advice From My Parents

Today’s post is a big different than normal (and it’s corny) because…..Happy 45th Anniversary to my PARENTS!! Holy cow. I can’t believe they’ve been married that long. 45 years is a long time lol. Like any couple, my parents argue and fight, but clearly they had to have some good pieces of love & marriage advice for making it last 45 years, right?! I was on the phone with them both separately the day before this published and it was cute to hear what each had…

Favorite Places To Eat & Drink in Scottsdale & Phoenix

It’s April… which means everyone and their brother comes to the Phoenix Valley to visit! Bachelor & bachelorette party attendees hit up the bars & pools, Spring Training fanatics linger, and retirees & more flock to the Scottsdale & Phoenix area this time of the year for some sun. If I’ve learned anything from living in the Phoenix Valley (Tempe, Old Town Scottsdale, and Arcadia/Phoenix to be exact) for the past 8 years, it’s that we have some GREAT food and drink options. I think the…

#InternationalWomensDay: Girl Bosses I Admire & Respect

Happy #InternationalWomensDay!!!!! The older I get the more respect I have for this holiday. Being one of three daughters, I grew up with quite a bit of that feminist energy, and now that I’m a business owner I have even more respect for the women I know who are out there killing it in their fields. I wanted to use today to honor the women – who I’ve worked with, who I’ve admired from afar, who I’ve competed against, who I’ve simply grabbed coffee with, and…

Bbooks Recs: 4 Timeless Books For Marketers

So it’s been like 2 years since I posted a blog about books (I even wanted to start a Bbooks Book of the month series… obviously that didn’t happen lol). But I feel like I frequently talk about staying up to date with social media and marketing trends and I link online courses I’ve taken and newsletters you can subscribe to… but I haven’t talked about any marketing books yet!! I have a love/hate relationship with marketing books, because so many these days are irrelevant within…

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Freelance Income & Traffic Report: January 2019

Hey guys! I’m so so pumped for 2019. I’m also happy to say my Income & Recap Report for my biz in 2018 was onThis is the first monthly recap in the series for 2019, and I’d like to make improvements to these reports as I continue to write them, so please leave a comment if there is anything else you’d like me to elaborate on or include in the future. This month, I started with a new semester of interns – bringing my team to…

My Trip & Itinerary To Bali & Hong Kong

Hi guys!! I’m so excited to FINALLY be sharing this post with you. I got so many requests to put a post together about what I did when I went to Bali & Hong Kong and so I put together a master list of all the activities I did & sights I saw! I even included some things that are on my list that I didn’t get around to doing while I was there but I had planned to – so I guess I’ll have to…

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Dysport vs Botox, & All Your Questions About Dysport Answered!

It’s no secret I’m a big fan of Dysport!! I started getting it a year ago to help prevent wrinkles on my forehead and in between my eyebrows and I LOVE the results. I get a lot of questions about why I get Dysport (instead of Botox) and so I thought I’d do a post discussing the difference. I also answered some other frequently asked questions like how much it costs and how many units I get down below. If you’d like to read my first…

2018 Biz Recap: Income Plus Highs, Lows, & More!

Hi friends!! Happy 2019! 2018 was the first full year I was a freelancer full-time. There were lots of ups and downs, moments of panic when I thought my hair would fall out and the world was ending, and of course the highest of high moments when I felt like Steve Jobs. I asked you guys back in October (around my 1-year business anniversary) what questions you guys had regarding starting a full-time freelance career and that is what this post will center around. I also…

My name is Becca Booker - I live in sunny Phoenix, Arizona and I own According To Bbooks a lifestyle blog focusing on life running my business, Homemade Social, skincare, tips, book recommendations, and more! I love my dog Jojo, brunch, podcasts, and a good glass of Zinfandel.

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