What I Wore: Working Out

Fitness and Wellbeing Lifestyle

I have never liked my belly.  I always felt it was too big.  In high school, I starved and purged until I was under 100 pounds but I still had a pooch. In college, I would do hundreds of crunches and live off canned tuna and vodka but still found my lower abdomen to protrude too much.  After having Emerson, I felt there was no hope.  I lived in control…

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What I Wore: The Perfect Summer Dress

Outfit Posts Summer

I'm always on the hunt for the perfect summer dress. That dress that doesn't require special undergarments, will cover my bra, will hide sweat stains, isn't too tight but isn't a muumuu, not too long but I can pick something up off the ground without flashing the world, can dress up and down with ease, isn't made of a sweaty sticky fabric, can be put in the wash, and has…

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Weekend Reads

Lifestyle

It was a bit quiet on the blog this week because I had the big web conference for my contracted work.  I have a bit more next week but in general, it's over and I can get back to being Blogger Allie.  Well, not quite.  I am writing two proposals to companies for a bit more side work, but it's more closely aligned to the blog. While the blog is…

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My Beauty Routine: Lisa

Beauty

While it’s fun to read about the beauty habits of celebrities, I find it most helpful to learn about the beauty habits of women who have lifestyles, ages, or budgets similar to mine. In this series, I’ve asked amazing women I know to share their beauty routines. These are women from across the country, different ages, lifestyles, professions, and beauty/skincare priorities. Name: Lisa Age: 32 Location: St. Petersburg, Florida Profession:…

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Do You Have a Toxic Friendship with your Closet?

Fashion Advice

So many of us have emotional attachments to pieces in our wardrobes. We wore that dress when we met our partner, that suit helped us land our dream job, our lucky blouse that every time we wear we have a great day. But some clothing is kept even though it isn’t a positive relationship. We know to get rid of toxic relationships with friends and lovers, why is it so…

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Trunk Club Review

Fashion Advice

I had an amazing experience at the Trunk Club Clubhouse in DC. My stylist Kelsey did a great job picking pieces that were my style, but also a bit outside my comfort zone. I left with a dress, a blazer, a pair of jeans, and a pair of shoes. With the seasons changing, I decided to try Trunk Club again. I know many of you don't live near one of…

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Weekend Reads

Lifestyle

I'm writing this from the front porch of a house in Lewes, Delaware. I'm on a long weekend getaway with three dear friends. Yesterday I had to put in a few hours for the contract I am on, this morning I'm finishing up this post and the one for Monday so I can completely unplug through Sunday. I went to bed thrilled for the Washington Capitals who won the Stanley…

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