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Holiday Party Style: Add A Little Sparkle

When considering what to wear to holiday parties, try adding a little sparkle.  I love taking a chic outfit and pairing it with some sparkly heels or a shiny statement necklace. Bold sparkly earrings are another way to take yo...

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A Career Girl Guide to Being Neat

I have never thought of myself as a tidy person. As I sit here typing this, I am looking at a dining table covered in things that need to be put away (birthday gifts, Christmas decorations, and mail, mostly). I painted my bedro...

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Office Holiday Party Wardrobe Wisdom

The holiday season officially arrived, so it can only mean one thing – holiday work parties. As you gear up for the big night, add ease to your wardrobe worries by following a few simple tips. First and foremost when choosing...


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Holiday Puppies

There is nothing better than imagining your loved one opening up the large, beautifully wrapped gift box, and positively squealing with joy when they find the cutest, fluffiest puppy (or kitten!) inside.  I would be lying if I...

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6 Tips for Choosing Your Signature Scent

Last week we discussed your signature scent and five tips to wearing it. When chosen properly, a signature scent helps define your personal brand and makes you memorable – just make sure you know how to choose and wear your...

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Remember to Dare Greatly

Last week, I found myself in an awkward position with a coordinator who oversees part of my responsibilities in my current internship. Long story short – this person assigned me too many projects to complete given the constra...


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The Holiday Gift Guide

  It can be challenging finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list. This holiday season, try finding gifts that fit the personality of your friend/parent/sibling/etc. If your friend loves beauty and is always gushing ...

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The “Art” of Self-Promotion

If you are like most of your peers, you cringe at the mention of the term “self-promotion”; it brings on thoughts of self-serving bragging, “sucking up” to your boss, having to sell yourself in the workp...

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Real Answers to the ‘Thankful’ Question

Thankfulness It’s a rather common word that nearly any person would be able to define. However, it always seems to be the case that the simplest words have the most complex meaning. What exactly does thankfulness mean to ...


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CGN’s Insider Reporter: Five Tips To Wearing Fragrance

Potent fragrances, which trigger childhood memories, fill the air as we head into the holiday season. Ever wonder why the smell of pine trees, cinnamon sticks, and luscious baking aromas wrap us in a warm and nostalgic blanket ...