My Experience as a Poll Worker on Election Day
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My Experience as a Poll Worker on Election Day

Every time I went to vote in an election I wondered about the people working at the polling station. I recognized many from my community but didn’t know how they got that job so I did a bit a research. For many parts of this country, this role is known…

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How Influencers and Blogs Make Money (Updated)
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How Influencers and Blogs Make Money (Updated)

I want to make sure all readers of Wardrobe Oxygen understand how blogs and social media influencers, as well as many celebrities and online news sources and other websites, make money. You deserve to be an informed consumer, and whether you realize it or not, people are making money from…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

Last April I was invited to speak at the conference Rebelle Con in Richmond, Virginia. Rebelle Con was founded by a pair of women who were sick of the “go hard or go home” messaging that was causing so many of our peers to burn out, get discouraged, or confirm…

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Three Days in NYC During NYFW
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Three Days in NYC During NYFW

Two years ago I left Corporate America to focus on this blog full-time. I had seen so much transition and layoffs not just as my job but with many of my friends in various fields I stopped feeling as though there was truly a thing like job security with my…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

Last year was my first year buying health insurance for my family through the Maryland healthcare exchange.  When I quit my day job, I went on COBRA for the first year, finding its ridiculous cost actually cheaper than anything available through the ACA.  Last year, the ACA was cheaper thanks…

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Girls Getaway to Palm Springs
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Girls Getaway to Palm Springs

When I went to LA in October for the cabi campaign shoot, I had dinner with my contact at the brand. We were discussing Scoop, their seasonal conference which I was invited to. This time the conference was taking place in San Diego. She suggested I bring my family, we’d…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

I wish more influencers would share their real schedules, not these stupid “aspirational” ones where it only includes making smoothies, going to the gym, having a brand meeting and a meditation session. Why don’t they share all the work it takes to prepare for that brand meeting? How they drove…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

Tomorrow I am heading to NYC for a couple of days.  My friend Sylvia and I just last month had the spur of the moment idea to go up for NYFW.  Neither of us have attended and we thought it would be fun.  We booked our hotel and transportation, secured…

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