How to Be a Grown-Up: 3 Important Lessons My Father Taught me

If you’ve been following along for the past two years you have definitely heard me talk about my father. I think my most vulnerable post was about the last three weeks of his life. I wrote How My Braids Saved Me to share my thoughts on grief and to document my experiences during the most challenging […]

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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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How to Build a Loungewear Capsule Wardrobe 

*This is a Guest Post by Courtney Imade of Living the M Life Happy August! Although we typically think of August as the last (and hottest) month of the summer, it also has a reputation for being the start of the fall shopping season. I’m currently a stay at home mom of two and in […]

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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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