Weekend Reads
Lifestyle

Weekend Reads

Since the Australian bushfires fires started in September, over 14 million acres of land have burned. That’s more than the Amazon and California fires combined. It’s been estimated that half a billion animals have been killed just in New South Wales, and many thousands more are injured and homeless. Thousands…

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Smarter not Harder
Lifestyle

Smarter not Harder

I didn’t quit my job to blog full-time so I could become a millionaire. I did it to get my life back. My husband and I had a child at the beginning of 2009. Between the two of us, I had the job with a better salary and better benefits…

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Winterizing a Summer Jumpsuit
Outfit Posts

Winterizing a Summer Jumpsuit

I’m all about wearing what I already own, and I’ve been looking at this Universal Standard jumpsuit I wore this summer and was trying to figure out how to winterize it. It’s twill, so it’s a seasonless fabric, and the color doesn’t scream summer either.  A turtleneck is a given,…

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How to Prevent Jeans from Wearing Out in the Inner Thighs
Fashion Advice

How to Prevent Jeans from Wearing Out in the Inner Thighs

A reader reached out asking for advice on how to prevent jeans from wearing out in the inner thighs. A portion of her email: Hi Alison – One thing I have struggled with is wearing my jeans out in the inner thighs. I had purchased some expensive jeans that looked…

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Margaux Shoes Review: The Uptown Sandal
Fashion Advice

Margaux Shoes Review: The Uptown Sandal

I did not want to like them. No, no siree, newp, nah, I didn’t want to like them. A little over a year ago, Margaux Shoes reached out to me about a possible partnership. I haven’t had luck partnering with shoe brands. I have difficult feet – they are high…

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