My Workout Journey
Health and Wellness

My Workout Journey

I ached all over. Maybe it was my pillow. Maybe we needed a new mattress. I wasn’t sleeping well, and even if I did get more than five uninterrupted hours I still was exhausted the following day. I had quit my job, but my life hadn’t really changed. I still…

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The Best Raincoat for Every Situation
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The Best Raincoat for Every Situation

Each spring I am drawn to all the pretty lightweight coats and jackets… but so few of them are actually practical. Living on the Eastern Seaboard of the USA, spring means April showers (and March showers), blustery days, and the need for wind and rain protection. I shop for Emerson…

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Wardrobe Oxygen Readers’ Favorites from 2017
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Wardrobe Oxygen Readers’ Favorites from 2017

One of the benefits to using affiliate links is I can retrieve analytics on them. How often were they clicked, how often did they end up selling, what are the most popular categories, brands, and more. I found your favorites were some of my favorite purchases from the year –…

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Shopping Hits and Misses: Shorts Edition
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Shopping Hits and Misses: Shorts Edition

UGH SHORTS, amirite? They’re rarely flattering, they ride up, they bag, bunch, gape, bind. They seem to highlight the worst parts of a figure. I’ve spent many summers pretending I’m completely comfortable in a pair of cropped pants or jeans and I’m over it. I’m enjoying life, and I’m not…

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: My Picks
Health and Wellness

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: My Picks

Here’s my annual picks for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Know this isn’t a list of the only good things on sale, just the ones I could find that seemed the most… universal. The ones that best fit you reader in general. A good mix of work and weekend, plus and…

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Where to Shop For Plus Size Activewear
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Where to Shop For Plus Size Activewear

Many of you have reached out asking for resources for plus size workout clothing and activewear. Luckily, selection has improved in the past couple of years. Gone are the days of wearing men’s sweats or items that lack performance; many brands offer high quality, hard working athletic gear in extended…

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Recent Fashion Purchases: Hits and Misses
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Recent Fashion Purchases: Hits and Misses

I’ve been doing some shopping. I had the rewardStyle conference, but I also had plenty of holes in my spring/summer wardrobe. A few of the things I ordered, and whether they worked or not. While I usually organize by retailer, this time I will organize by need/category of item:

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Weekend Getaway: Tanya Tagaq at the Williams Center
Lifestyle

Weekend Getaway: Tanya Tagaq at the Williams Center

Karl listens to music all day. He reads Rolling Stone and Bust, from there he heads to Spotify, and from there he listens to what is recommended if you like an artist. He records music videos, and when he finds an interesting artist he can spend an hour or more…

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