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52 Books in 2012

52 Books in 2012

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of my 12 goals for 2012 is to read 52 books … follow along here as I read toward my goal. 1. The Bungalow by Sarah Jio – Liked this a lot. It’s a beautiful story of true love, friendship and betrayal set in WWII. 1/1/2012 2. Why Women Need Fat: How “Healthy” Food […]

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The Making of Sarah By The Sea: Inspiration

The Making of Sarah By The Sea: Inspiration

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

When the idea for Sarah by the Sea came to me, it was a dark and dreary time — a winter month with short days and cold temperatures that was underscored by a major gig ending after years. I was in a low place, trying to answer the “what now?” question. The idea of this […]

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Do You JewelMint?

Do You JewelMint?

| April 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

Have you heard of the web site, JewelMint?  It’s an online jewelry showroom that is designed with you in mind.  Actress Kate Bosworth and celebrity stylist Cher Coulter design jewelry pieces inspired by looks they’ve seen on the runway and their travels.  Once you set up your profile (for free), you answer a handful of […]

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Not Feeling So Sassy?

Not Feeling So Sassy?

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Getting dressed can be an exciting thing — for me, at least. I love selecting clothes and combining them with accessories to create unique, feel-good outfits that make me smile. And I love digging through my shoe collection for just the right pair. And when I do all that — and my hair and make-up […]

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Hitting the Reset Button on Your Work Life

Hitting the Reset Button on Your Work Life

| April 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

Sometimes it seems like everything — work, blogging, to-do lists — swirls around at lightning speed leaving little room to breathe. It’s suffocating. When that happens, everything becomes strained. You are short with your loved ones. You lose sleep. The words don’t come easily. The ideas seem to dry up and no matter how hard […]

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Styling Jeans: It’s All About the Shoes

Styling Jeans: It’s All About the Shoes

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

This series is brought to you by Levi’s® Curve ID. Find your custom fit at Levi’s® stores or Levi.com ————————- My friends at Clever Girl’s Collective recently asked me to talk about styling jeans as part of the Levi’s® Curve ID program. My reaction was somewhere between a whoop and an “Oh heck, yea!” I […]

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10 Writing Prompts for Any Day

10 Writing Prompts for Any Day

| March 6, 2012 | 5 Comments

Much like athletes need to stretch before a race and singer need to warm up their vocal cords with scales, writers sometimes need a little warming up before getting on with their writing. It’s normal, I assure you (and it’s also why it’s so often advised that writers should write every day. These 10 writing […]

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Dreams Do Come True: Announcing Chasing the Dream, a New Column on SheKnows

Dreams Do Come True: Announcing Chasing the Dream, a New Column on SheKnows

| February 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

Back in 2008, I shared an ongoing list of things I wanted to do with my life. It was a sort of all over the place thing where I literally listed every little goal-oriented thought I had ever had. Honestly, though it would be awesome to do all of those things on that list, my […]

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Repair and Rejuvenate Your Hair with a Banana Hair Mask

Repair and Rejuvenate Your Hair with a Banana Hair Mask

| February 28, 2012 | 3 Comments

Editor’s Note: Cate O’Malley of Sweetnicks joins us today with a hair trick for shiny locks. Now, where are my old bananas? Back in August, in a show of solidarity and motherly support, when my 9-year-old son decided to get his first summer mohawk, I chopped nine inches off the length of my hair. The […]

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Freelance Life: Surviving a Client Break-Up

Freelance Life: Surviving a Client Break-Up

| February 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

I don’t want to get all cliche on you, but that saying “breaking up is hard to do,” couldn’t be more spot-on. Especially when we’re talking about your career. If you’re a freelancer who takes on long-term contract job, you know it’s true. And it seems like quite a few companies are doing the dreaded […]

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