Three Steps to Help You Goal Set and Grow

As the new year approaches, I am all ready to begin setting my intentions, cutting out pictures for my vision board and making my list of new goals. But let me tell you why I am not starting there for 2019. First, I have to acknowledge that I am a list maker and a goal […]

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5 Tips to Help You Find Your Grownup Girl Squad

I’ve written a post before about why women need girlfriends but as we look forward to the New Year I think it might be time for another one. I have met so many women lately who tell me they don’t have real friends and my heart breaks a little every time I hear that. I […]

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5 Tips to Help You Make Better Decisions

I tend to be a pretty decisive person. Almost to a fault. Meaning I make decisions pretty quickly. Most of the time these outcomes are good. I am the kind of person who knows what I like. I don’t linger over a menu for 20 minutes or quiz the waiter about what he or she personally […]

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Three Steps to Help You Foster an Attitude of Gratitude All Year Long

While I believe it is important to remain in a grateful state all year long, there is no denying that November is definitely the month of gratitude. It is the time of year when we are reminded to count our blessings.  I always tend to get a little more sentimental during the holiday season and […]

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How to Stop Waiting and Start Doing

I’ve always done things before I was truly ready. Actually, I’ve almost always done things that other people didn’t quite think I was ready for. I went back to school and eventually got my Master’s degree when I was a divorced mom of two. My father who actually was my biggest supporter (but was also […]

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How to be Elegant

I wrote a post a while back on How to Be Graceful. It is one of my most popular posts. It was more of an ode to my beautiful late grandmother, which really highlighted her interactions with friends and strangers alike. I want to expand on that and talk about elegance. While I believe grace […]

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5 Steps To Becoming More Confident

I’ve written several posts about confidence and I always say that while some people seem to be born with an extra dose of it, anyone can become more confident with a little work. I think of confidence like a muscle. The more you work at it the stronger and more pronounced. I consider myself a […]

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The Real Chic Recap

This week was mostly spent inside praying that Hurricane Florence would not morph into the monster storm that the forecasters predicted it would be. Our area got very lucky. My heart goes out to my Carolina brothers and sisters. Even though the VA governor issued an evacuation order which caused our schools and many businesses […]

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5 Tips to Look and Feel Fabulous Over 40

The other night I met my husband at a local sports bar that was airing a game that wasn’t on television. I am not a  huge football fan but I am a supportive wife so when he reached out during my Target shopping trip (my sport by the way) to ask that I meet him […]

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The Real Chic Recap

Hi Friends! Popping in for a quick recap. First I have to ask why do short weeks feel so long? If you read last week’s recap you know that I moved last week so my life has mostly consisted of unwrapping things and trying to figure out a place for them in our new home. […]

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