Buying My First Nespresso Machine
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Buying My First Nespresso Machine

Many years ago, I won a Keurig coffee machine through a blog giveaway. It was too tall for my counter and I immediately sold it on Craigslist. I saw it as a sign, we didn’t need a coffee machine, we were just fine with our French press. I then had…

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My Best Fashion Buys from the Past Decade
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My Best Fashion Buys from the Past Decade

Many style icons and experts discuss buying wardrobe staples and how they wear the same pieces they’ve owned for decades. As a woman who in the past dozen years had a baby and went from a size 10/12 to a 16 to a 12 and back to a 14/16 and…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

While I begin Weekend Reads the day after the last one is published, I wait until Friday afternoon to write this blurb at the top.  When I started a draft for this post to start dropping articles I found this week, I figured I’d write about the end of a…

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I’m Not a Carrie, I’m a Jo
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I’m Not a Carrie, I’m a Jo

    “Omigod Alison, you’re SUCH a Carrie.” It was 2000 and I stood in the circle of store manager friends at an Express district meeting, wearing the brand’s black microfiber bootcut pants and matching longline blazer with a large pink fabric peony pinned to my lapel. I wore it…

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What I Wore Off the Blog
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What I Wore Off the Blog

Welcome to the December edition of What I Wore Off the Blog!  Looks that didn’t end up in an actual outfit post, maybe ended up on Instagram in a Story or in the feed, and better showcase what I wear on a daily basis and how I re-wear the same…

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