Gift Guide: Family Gifts
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Gift Guide: Family Gifts

Oh there’s no place like home for the holidays… but it often requires buying a gift for a family you may not know well beyond Facebook updates and holiday card letters. This gift guide focuses on family gifts – something you can give a family, a couple, or even your…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

I’m writing this Thursday evening from a hospital waiting room as a loved one recovers from a successful surgery. On the ride to the hospital my sister mentioned my post of what to wear for a hospital vigil and I realized I didn’t even think of it when I got…

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Gift Guide: Best Gifts for Coworkers Under $35
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Gift Guide: Best Gifts for Coworkers Under $35

In the Wardrobe Oxygen Facebook community, I asked members what sort of gift guides they wished for and one of the most popular was a gift guide for office coworkers. Whether it’s your cube mate or for the office gift swap, you’re looking for lower-priced gifts that aren’t too personal…

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Don’t Read the Comments: Policing Plus Sized Women’s Bodies
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Don’t Read the Comments: Policing Plus Sized Women’s Bodies

I read the comments. I should know better. I loved La’Shaunae Steward and plenty of “advice” geared towards overweight women. Just eat less, eat better, and exercise and you don’t have to be fat. It’s that simple. This past year, I did exactly that.   A year ago, I changed my life…

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#GivingTuesday and Guitars for Vets
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#GivingTuesday and Guitars for Vets

We had a day for giving thanks. We had two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. Today, Tuesday, November 27, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

are you putting up your tree this weekend? Today is Small Business Saturday and I usually celebrate it by offering a gift guide of items made by small businesses.  However, I encourage you to not sit on your laptop today but head out to a brick and mortar establishment in…

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Thankful
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Thankful

This month last year I quit my job to blog full-time. I was excited, terrified, clueless. But I believed in my writing, my ideas, and this community and felt it could work. And if it didn’t work, well I had made enough contacts that after a year I could try…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

Yesterday we got a new mattress; we upgraded to a king-sized bed. I never wanted a bed that big, I heard the superstition that big beds cause divorces. However, as we get older we have different sleep patterns and find a bit of space prevents one another from waking up.…

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