The Gift I Walked Away With From The Oprah Vision Tour

    If we’re connected on social media, you’ve probably seen me sharing about the Oprah and WW 2020 Vision Tour. This past fall I, like many of you, learned that Oprah was going to be on tour starting in the new year. It was really all I needed to hear and I planned to […]

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My Travel Style With Chico’s

If you’re anything like me as soon as the holidays are over you’re already thinking about warmer weather. And if you live in an area with four seasons like I do you realize that might actually take a while to become a reality.  Fortunately we’ve had a couple of surprisingly warmer days this month and […]

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Investing in You-Three Things You Can Do

I was tempted to write this post about investment pieces- you know… all the must haves to complete your wardrobe and have you looking your best in 2020, but then I thought that it might be more appropriate as we enter this new decade to talk about your biggest investment, which of course is you, […]

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How to Find Your Focus for 2020

If you’re anything like me, your heart may be engrossed in all things holiday right now but your mind is thinking about the new year. I tend to be pretty goal driven and if you’ve been around for awhile then you know that anything new- a season, a birth year, a school year and sometimes […]

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The Real Chic Life’s Favorite Things List for 2019

  I wrote my very first Favorite Things post before I ever got a first hand view. If you have  been following along you know that I have actually attended the Oprah’s Favorite Things Party In New York City (twice actually) and it was just as amazing as you would imagine it to be. The […]

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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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