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Your Feet Don’t Have to Hurt to Be Fashionable

I have a confession to make. I’ve lived in Chicago for 2.5 years, and it’s official, I can no longer wear high heels. When I was a Minneapolis gal, I lived in 4-5″ heels. Walking from parking garage to parking...

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Straighten Up and Spread Out

We have all heard the expression ‘fake it until you make it.’ For many years, I lived my life using this mantra – not so much because I didn’t know what I was doing in a certain situation, but because I did not believe ...

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What Your Boss Is Reading: Are You One of These Employees?

You’re smart. You’re savvy. You’re a Career Girl looking to climb the ladder, shatter the glass ceiling with the Hammer of Womanhood, and settle yourself into the Holy Ergonomic Chair that comes with having a ...


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Reward Offered: Please Return My Jawline!

Someone hi-jacked my jawline and I want it back! A few months ago I popped on a pair of earrings and asked my gal-pal to snap a profile picture of me, so I could send it to my stepdaughter. (Erin was preparing for an upcoming e...

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Stay Warm and Stylish in the Cold: 5 Tips for Wearing a Cardigan

I walked in to my office last week and noticed my co-worker was wearing a blanket, or at least what I thought was a blanket.  She actually had on a snuggie (a sleeved blanket), and even though I knew she was comfortable, I fel...

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Does Your Spouse Fit Into Your Brand? Should They?

Recently, Brooke Crittendon (Kanye West’s ex-girlfriend) was asked what she thought of his new love and soon to be mother of his child, Kim Kardashian. She said, “She fits into his brand.” As I read her interv...


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The Faces of Beauty

As I’ve noted before, I struggle amongst my “selves” writing a post focused on appearance. I walk a fine line between promoting ways to enjoy our God-given beauty and contributing to the assault of messages women receive ...

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Mixing Business With Pleasure: 4 Ways to Wear the Black Blazer

If you watched the recent Golden Globes, you may have noticed Amy Poehler wearing a black blazer without a shirt on the red carpet. Now I don’t suggest styling your blazer this way, but I do suggest taking Amy’s cue...

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Finding Your Sweet Spot and What You Love to Do

Have you ever thought to yourself, “What do I really want to do with my life?” Of course you have! Maybe it was in high school or college, and maybe you’re still answering that question today. Don’t worr...


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Right vs. Happy

“Do you want to be right or do you want to be happy?”   That is one of my favorite questions to ask.  I keep thinking, “How can I start this year right?” but the real question I should be asking is “How can I st...