The Difference Between Envy and Jealousy and How to Turn it Around in 3 Easy Steps

Yesterday I took a woman’s writing class. The class was intriguingly titled Split Wide Open: Women Writing Ourselves. A couple of days before the class we received our writing prompt: In her book, The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron says, “My jealousy had actually been a mask for my fear of doing something I really wanted […]

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Three Thoughts On Making Marriage Work

I don’t think I’ve written explicitly about marriage before. Funny enough I’m often asked to speak about dating at midlife or asked to give advice to single women on the dating scene. I get why, I wrote a book about single motherhood. This blog was originally called Single Mom Chic for goodness sake. So even […]

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National Girlfriends Day X My Favorite Chico’s Girlfriend Jeans

There’s always some sort of fun National Day being celebrated via social media. Lipstick Day, Pie day, even Ice cream day! But when I heard National Girlfriends Day was coming I couldn’t help but get a little excited. I teamed up with my friends over at Chico’s to share their Girlfriend Jeans which I already […]

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My Top Fashion and Beauty Travel Essentials

I’m headed to the Caribbean to celebrate my 46th birthday and I definitely have packing and vacation vibes on the brain. So while I’m thinking about my travel essentials I though I’d share those thoughts with all of you. Now I’ve shared with you all before that I’m a horrible packer. I’m not being self-deprecating or […]

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How to Edit Your Closet in 3 Easy Steps

I’ve talked about how I edit my closet on the blog before, but after we moved I found it hard to get reorganized again. My new closet was much smaller than the very large walk-in I comfortably shared with my husband at our last house. The new one is very cute with nice shelving which displays […]

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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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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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