A Life, Replotted: on perseverance
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A Life, Replotted: on perseverance

It occurred to me that I haven’t yet detailed a timeline of what happened after the day my face went numb on my morning commute except to share that I found yoga, writing and a happier way of life. In a moment of despair, I googled “MFA creative writing” and instead…

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Wicked Beauty: Urban Decay Mascara Resurrection Review
Beauty

Wicked Beauty: Urban Decay Mascara Resurrection Review

I blame the Disney princesses. They started it when we were little girls. Their angelic cartoon faces, long flowing hair and optimistic outlooks made us believe anything is possible. They sold us on the magic of falling in love and happily-ever-afters. As a romance novelist, I still believe. However, being…

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Fashion Undressed: NYFW Trends Redux and Reinvented
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Fashion Undressed: NYFW Trends Redux and Reinvented

It’s Fashion Week season; New York kicks it off. A week in the Big Apple, and show after show, row after row, model after model. There’s hair, there’s makeup. There are lines wrapped around the corner, eager – but pretending to be bored with it all – faces jostling for…

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A Life, Replotted: Dressing the Part
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A Life, Replotted: Dressing the Part

I used to have a closet full of dresses. Expensive dresses. I justified the investment (doesn’t that sound better than splurge?) because not only were they appropriate professionally, but one dress required little thought in the morning, whereas a two-piece suit also required a blouse option, and three wardrobe components…

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Wicked Beauty: Boscia Bright White Mask Review
Beauty

Wicked Beauty: Boscia Bright White Mask Review

Mr. Phyllis cannot tell a lie. Yes, really. The man doesn’t lie. For example, when asked how my size 14 butt looks squeezed into size 10 jeans, I went on a one-day green smoothie fast to fit into, his reply: “You might want to change.” Need another one? Me: How does…

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