The Real Chic Life’s Favorite Things 2020

If you’ve been around for a little while you know that I’ve actually attended an Oprah’s Favorite Things Reveal Party, not once but twice (you can read about my first time here). It was not the television audience experience that I’d always dreamed of but a newer more modern version under the guise of the […]

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My Top 4 Most Recent Inspiring Reads

I know a lot of bloggers will be sharing holiday gift guides soon. It’s quickly approaching that time of year and I am working on mine as well. But today I want to focus on the gift you can easily give yourself- an inspiring read! As a child I’d lose myself in books, often spending […]

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A Few of My Favorite Accessories for Fall 2020

I think we can all agree that this fall is slightly different than the falls of years past. Actually I am probably being a little too conservative- it’s dramatically different for most of us. But regardless of what your personal or state’s stance is right now, nature stops for no one. Fall is coming- it […]

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What Taking Chances in 2020 Has Meant for Me

The other day I was talking to someone on the phone. She was bemoaning a situation that had recently occurred. “I’m a good person,” she said. “And I believe I deserve better than this!” She was right. She was probably one of the best of them. In my eyes anyway. And she didn’t deserve the […]

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Three Things Im Crushing On For Fall

If we’ve been friends for a while you know that I always get excited about a new season. To be honest I love all new starts: a new year, a new month and even a brand new week. I tend to be excited about possibilities. But for me fall is special- If you’ve been following […]

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4 Thoughts on The Reward Style Virtual Conference

If we’re friends on Instagram you know that I am a little late getting this post out. I mentioned writing it right after the RewardStyle Conference (rStheCon) on August 20th, and a lot of you said you were interested in knowing more about RewardStyle, Influencer Marketing and the LiketoKNOW.it shopping app. If we’re not connected […]

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How I Got My Health and Fitness Routine Back on Track

I’m not sure how many of you have heard of the “Covid 19” but it’s a cheeky little take on the Freshman 15. You know those extra pounds that late night pizza and solo cup filled parties in college are said to take up residence on our bodies during our first year of college? Apparently […]

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A Guide to Stepping Out in Stage 3

Dining, shopping and beauty in the midst of stage 3 I have seen several people posting about their experiences or lack thereof of feeling comfortable traveling, dining and shopping. So many people are ready to get back to normal. I even said that myself when it all began, but I honestly don’t know when I […]

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Reflecting on the First Half of 2020 and My Word for the Year

As we move past the halfway mark of 2020, I think it’s an interesting time to stop and assess my word for the year. In a post late last year I shared that my new word would be Focus. And in my last post I acknowledged that just like many of you, it had been […]

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Three Summer Wardrobe Staples to Add Right Now

Whew….It’s been a rough few months friends. I feel like we’ve been tested, tried, and stretched in some of the most life changing ways. I’m committed to doubling down on those things that are meaningful to me and happy to let go of others that aren’t. I’ll share more about that in an upcoming post, […]

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