NYDJ X The Real Chic Life-How to Look Chic During the Holiday Hustle

If you’ve been following my fashion posts for a while now you know that no matter how much I love to dress up, my absolute favorite clothing item is a great fitting pair of jeans. When the holidays hit things might get a little more glamorous but they also get a whole lot busier too. […]

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How to Show a Little Gratitude to YOU!

Happy Thanksgiving Friends! Today is the day that most of us have a laser focus on gratitude and many families share out loud exactly what they are grateful for. I love that tradition. Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday, but when thinking about writing another post on gratitude I couldn’t get Snoop Dogg out […]

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Holiday Gifting and Style with Chico’s

I don’t know about you, but this year has been moving so quickly for me. It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is already here and we are now right in the midst of my absolute favorite time of the year. Just like most of you, when the holidays roll around my social calendar […]

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The Art of QTIP- How to Stop Taking Things So Personally 

The other day I attended a workshop on Brain Health and Development. One of the successful coping strategies we explored was QTIP- Quit Taking It Personally. This couldn’t have come at a better time for me because I had just finished venting with a friend about a situation that I felt was unfair and quite […]

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How to Dress a Petite and/or Curvy Figure in Fall Knits

*The following is a guest blog post by Courtney Imade of Living the M Life. It’s no secret that fall is my favorite season. When we think of fall, we tend to think of changing leaves, cooling temps, and cozy sweaters. But for a long time I disliked the way I looked in fall sweaters. […]

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How to Embrace Every Season on the Way to Your Dream!

The other day I was sitting around anxiously reflecting on my goals. I have so many things I would like to achieve, and while I am good about acknowledging how far I have come, I am not so great about sitting with my goals in the meantime. The waiting season is a challenge for me. […]

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Creating a Capsule Wardrobe With The New Chico’s Fall Staples Collection

I have been a huge capsule wardrobe fan for years. I actually dedicated almost a whole chapter in my book to this idea of making dressing easier and more affordable and I’ve written posts on this topic before. It’s a surefire way to always look chic and I loved sharing this minimalist way of managing […]

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How to Tip The Scales So That Life Just Keeps Getting Better

The other day I was looking through my inbox and a new email popped up that said “Can Life Just Keep Getting Better?” My initial thought was an enthusiastic “Yes!” Most of what I write about and speak about has this message at the core. I opened the email and the second heading was “Here’s […]

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Fall Fitness in 4 Easy Steps

I don’t know about you but as soon as fall hits I can’t wait to cozy up. I am all about sweaters, layers and pumpkin everything. For me it seems much easier to stay fit during the warmer months. My summers are all about being out and about. And like many of you I tend […]

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How to Spice Up Your Fall Wardrobe With Animal Prints!

Wearing animal print can seem like a bold wardrobe choice but animal print actually acts as a neutral, which means it will go with pretty much everything. I had a hard time embracing animal print at first because to me it seemed to scream “hey guys, look at me!” but then I introduced a few […]

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