My Lucky Letter to Millennials

Are you one of the lucky ones? Dear young person, I want to share something about how lucky you are to be a young, shiny new penny in a world with so much to offer but I can’t, because I don’t believe in luck. Apparently I’m in good company because even Oprah Winfrey and I

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How to Create a Holiday Capsule Wardrobe

What to Wear to a Holiday Party If you’re like me your calendar is probably starting to fill up with all of the holiday party invites. Between office parties, friends’ birthday parties (those December babies love to celebrate and I can’t say I blame them) and neighborhood get-togethers, my social calendar in December looks like

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My Full Circle Moment With Pandora Jewelry and Holiday Gift Guide

My Full Circle Moment With Pandora Jewelry and a Holiday Gift Guide This is a sponsored post If you have been following along with me on Instagram you probably saw my big reveal.  Last week I was so excited because the big secret I had been keeping could finally be shared with all of you.

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The Thing About Oprah’s Favorite Things

Last week I got to do something that I never dreamed I would. Sure I did actually dream about it and I even blogged about it last year but I never actually thought I’d experience it. Oprah’s Favorite Things was one of those events you watched from your comfy couch with mixed emotions. You were

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How To Be Graceful In 5 Easy Steps

How to Be Graceful My grandmother was the classiest lady I knew. I learned a lot of my “how to be chic” lessons from watching my grandmother as a little girl. When she passed away last week those who spoke of her kept referencing her poise, style and her grace. It became evident that she wasn’t only

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The Real Chic Life’s Favorite Fall Things

My 7 Favorite Fall Things When I was much younger I once had someone tell me that Fall was their favorite season. Fall?? Who likes fall? What about summer? I couldn’t imagine back then that anything could beat fun in the sun, convertible tops, flip flops and beachy vibes. This was way before the whole

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10 Must Haves for Summer Vacation

10 Must Haves for Summer Vacation In my previous post I talked a lot about how to pack but I didn’t share exactly what to take along. That varies of course by location and personal style, but I did want to give you a few travel fashion hacks by sharing my 10 Must haves for

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How to Pack Like a Pro in 3 Easy Steps

How to Pack Like A Pro for Vacation I have a confession to make. I am a horrible packer. Wait, horrible might be an overstatement, but I am certainly no expert. I have packing fails all the time which might actually surprise some people. I can certainly plan a great outfit for whatever events I

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