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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How to be a Chic Mom at Home

The following is a guest blog post by Courtney Imade.  When I started working from home I found being chic to be far more challenging than when I went into the office every day.  It was so tempting to stay in my pajamas sans makeup and without putting too much effort into my hair most […]

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How to Be Your Very Own Trophy Wife

How to Be Your Very Own Trophy Wife Yes, you read that correctly. I am going to tackle a subject that might make some people cringe. The idea of being a trophy wife conjures up images that really aren’t seen as flattering or particularly positive. We often visualize a much younger woman married to a […]

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Single Mom Chic’s Spring Hit List

I love the newness of spring and the possibilities that lie ahead. Winter gives me a chance to regroup and refresh and then spring gently launches me into what lies ahead for the rest of the year. If you’ve been following along with the blog you know I try (and sometimes fail) at minimalism but I […]

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Single Mom Chic’s Favorite Beauty Things

Okay, admittedly I am obsessed with Oprah and I always loved her Favorite Things episodes. While we no longer get to watch (with fascination and a tinge of envy) her dole out these things to the eager audience members lucky enough to be in those seats during this show (some of you younger readers might not even […]

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How to create the #nomakeuplook

Right now there is a celebrity movement going on that is causing some women to question their daily routines. The beautiful Alicia Keys has been at the forefront of the #nomakeup movement. According to her she just wants to be free. Now, as a non-celebrity I don’t equate my freedom to whether or not I […]

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A Lipstick Tag

I’ve seen a few lipstick tag posts on the blogesphere and I was going to pass because even I am getting tired of hearing me talk about lipstick but, as someone with a lipstick addiction it can be hard to say no. Hey, admitting your problem is the first step in recovery right? Although, I am not […]

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How to Get Good Skin

My pursuit of the perfect foundation has been like chasing a magical unicorn. Every time a product promises me matte or dewy, natural perfection, I am sold. I am hopeful each time before my application of the radiance-enhancing product I hold in my hand. I have tried mineral powders, liquids, powder to liquid, tinted moisturizers, […]

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