5 Tips to Help You Find Your Grownup Girl Squad

I’ve written a post before about why women need girlfriends but as we look forward to the New Year I think it might be time for another one. I have met so many women lately who tell me they don’t have real friends and my heart breaks a little every time I hear that. I […]

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5 Tips to Help You Make Better Decisions

I tend to be a pretty decisive person. Almost to a fault. Meaning I make decisions pretty quickly. Most of the time these outcomes are good. I am the kind of person who knows what I like. I don’t linger over a menu for 20 minutes or quiz the waiter about what he or she personally […]

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Sephora Giveaway!

I wanted to take some time out to thank you guys for reading the blog and being a part of the Real Chic Life community! I love engaging with my readers and I’m so happy you’re here. The holidays are such a fun time but it’s easy to get caught up in taking care of […]

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Three Steps to Help You Foster an Attitude of Gratitude All Year Long

While I believe it is important to remain in a grateful state all year long, there is no denying that November is definitely the month of gratitude. It is the time of year when we are reminded to count our blessings.  I always tend to get a little more sentimental during the holiday season and […]

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How to Stop Waiting and Start Doing

I’ve always done things before I was truly ready. Actually, I’ve almost always done things that other people didn’t quite think I was ready for. I went back to school and eventually got my Master’s degree when I was a divorced mom of two. My father who actually was my biggest supporter (but was also […]

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My Top 5 Classic Wardrobe Staples For Your Fall/Winter Wardrobe

Outfit pictured above is sponsored by Chico’s but all thoughts are my own. So Slimming Black Trouser Pant, Heritage Floral Burnout Kimono, and Mulberry Scoop Neck Tee. I know it’s exciting to see all of the fall trends but as someone who always believes that less is more, I have to tell you that I […]

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How to be Elegant

I wrote a post a while back on How to Be Graceful. It is one of my most popular posts. It was more of an ode to my beautiful late grandmother, which really highlighted her interactions with friends and strangers alike. I want to expand on that and talk about elegance. While I believe grace […]

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5 Steps To Becoming More Confident

I’ve written several posts about confidence and I always say that while some people seem to be born with an extra dose of it, anyone can become more confident with a little work. I think of confidence like a muscle. The more you work at it the stronger and more pronounced. I consider myself a […]

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The Real Chic Recap

This week was mostly spent inside praying that Hurricane Florence would not morph into the monster storm that the forecasters predicted it would be. Our area got very lucky. My heart goes out to my Carolina brothers and sisters. Even though the VA governor issued an evacuation order which caused our schools and many businesses […]

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5 Tips to Look and Feel Fabulous Over 40

The other night I met my husband at a local sports bar that was airing a game that wasn’t on television. I am not a  huge football fan but I am a supportive wife so when he reached out during my Target shopping trip (my sport by the way) to ask that I meet him […]

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