How to Stay Fit And Age Gracefully

If you’ve been following along on the blog or on Instagram you have probably heard me make reference to how I looked forward to being 40 when I was younger. To me, it sounded like a fabulous age where you’d have it all together. I realize now that this was not a popular sentiment and […]

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Why I believe that Every Body Can Be a Bikini Body-Seriously

  Last year my husband and I visited a resort in Mexico and just like every other time we’ve landed on a beach in another country, I always marvel at how easy going people are on the beaches. It seems like everyone is rocking bikinis –the young and not so young alike. I am usually […]

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My Designer Shoe Experience and How You Can Get The Same Look For Less

Back when I was a single mom I didn’t dream of a closet full of designer shoes; living vicariously through Carrie Bradshaw’s collection of Manolos suited me just fine. I received my first designer handbag as a gift at 19 and ever since I’d been more of a bag girl. But when things were tight […]

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A Review of Bess & George Clothing

If you know me you know I am pretty brand loyal. I love having my go-to clothing stores where I know the quality, the aesthetic and the fit of the clothing. As my shopping ventures continue to move to much more online than in-store shopping, being brand loyal is particularly helpful. I am someone who […]

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How My Fashion Week Dream Got an Upgrade

I’ve been thinking a lot about being open to creative opportunities. As someone who is used to having a plan, that can be a bit of a challenge for me. If you’re familiar with Gabriel Bernstein, the author of The Universe Has Your Back and several other inspirational books, you may have heard her say that it’s […]

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Why Beauty Inclusivity Matters to Me and Why it Should Matter to You Too

This is not a sponsored post though it was inspired by a recent hosted trip This past week I had the privilege of being invited to a conference in Ohio for a brand called Cacique (pronounced Cah-seek). I wasn’t very familiar with the brand but I’d seen it in its sister store when I went into […]

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Three Ways to Foster Self-Love

With Valentine’s day knocking on the door I can’t help but think about love in all of it’s glorious and sometimes messy forms. The family kind, the romantic kind, the kind we have for pets (which probably falls under the family kind if your house is anything like mine) and finally the kind we have […]

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How to Look Chic at Work on Jeans Day

I have shared several times on social media that I love jeans. This probably isn’t a life-shattering confession as I know that a lot of people feel that way, but my day to day style is pretty classic and feminine. I am known for wearing dresses. A few months ago a co-worker told me he […]

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