Tips for First Time Dîner en Blanc Attendees
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Tips for First Time Dîner en Blanc Attendees

This past weekend I attended Dîner en Blanc DC. This is my second time attending Dîner en Blanc. This is an event that requires some preparation, supplies, and strategy to have a great time and I want to share what we’ve learned and what has worked to help others enjoy…

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Weekend in Raleigh: Our Kid’s First Concert
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Weekend in Raleigh: Our Kid’s First Concert

Music is something that means a lot to my family. Karl and I have attended several music festivals and I think the combination of music and roughing it has helped solidify our relationship. We regularly attend concerts and music is always playing in our home. Emerson inherited our love of…

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An Interview with Joan Juliet Buck
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An Interview with Joan Juliet Buck

Joan Juliet Buck. She was the reason I cancelled my Vogue subscription. But little did I know about this amazing woman.

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It’s Gonna Be May… Wait, It Already Is!
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It’s Gonna Be May… Wait, It Already Is!

How is it already May? 2017 is flying by, and one of the swiftest moving months was April. I went to Dallas for the rewardStyle conference, started a new position at work, updated the family wardrobes for warm weather, and much more. All that, and had a little time for…

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Giving Back this Holiday Season: Do It For The Love Foundation
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Giving Back this Holiday Season: Do It For The Love Foundation

“I wanted to pass along the name of a group that I have been supporting the last few years. Michael Franti and his wife started the Do it for the Love Foundation in 2013 to provide live music experiences for people who are sick, veterans, and children facing all kinds…

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On the Road!
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On the Road!

When you read this the Garys will already be on the road for our cross-country road trip! We’re so lucky to have friends who will be moving in and house sitting for us (and dog sitting for Cindy too!).  I feel good knowing we have friends and neighbors taking care…

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What Are Mothers For? Book Giveaway
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What Are Mothers For? Book Giveaway

I’ve met some pretty amazing people over my life, and one of them is Janice Lynch Schuster.  We used to work together and she is an incredibly creative and talented person with a big heart. While Janice is best known for her award-wining writings on healthcare and her column for…

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The End of More Magazine – What Went Wrong?
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The End of More Magazine – What Went Wrong?

Last week, MORE Magazine shuttered after almost two decades. Claiming the 2008 recession and advertising challenges in the luxury marketplace, Meredith Corp. ended this publication, laying off around 30 individuals. Over the years, More has changed its demographic to appeal to women in their 30s as well as those over…

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