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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I’m in the cabi Spring 2020 Campaign!
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I’m in the cabi Spring 2020 Campaign!

Being a full-time blogger can be an overwhelming job. I don’t have the security of a big company sending me paychecks, taking care of taxes and insurance and retirement. I don’t get paid time off for vacations and when I am sick, and I really miss that big fancy copier…

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January in Review
Fashion Advice

January in Review

At the beginning of each month, I share a recap of the previous month. I donate a portion of each month’s profits to a charity; since you are the reason I can make the donation I ask for your vote a week in advance and share the results in this…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

Last Friday I was at cabi’s conference The Scoop.  I had felt under the weather all week, got my period early and with serious intensity, was in a different time zone, and just feeling off.  I showed up to the San Diego Convention Center feeling a bit clammy.  I wore…

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