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Chaos to Order: A Beauty Intervention, Part Two

Last week I kicked off a four-part series, Chaos to Order — a beauty simplification program designed to consolidate my high-maintenance beauty routine into something more TSA compliant. I confessed to my bag-checker statu...

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MIXING IT UP: 10 Items, 11 Looks

With full schedules, end-of-year deadlines, and holiday parties, this time of year can get very busy. That’s why finding a great outfit shouldn’t be stressful and getting dressed should be effortless and fun. I̵...

So You Want to Write a Book?

All over America, there are men and women who have included “write a book” on their proverbial bucket list. Whether it’s a science fiction novel or a family memoir or a gripping suspenseful thriller, wanting t...


The Colorful Evolution of Newswomen’s Attire

Big thanks to one of my favorite Career Girl readers for passing along the Washington Post’s thought-provoking article, “The Colorful Evolution of Newswomen’s Attire.” In it, writer Katherine Boyle cover...

25 Years of Problems Concerning Weight and Shape

I typically cover the beauty beat for Career Girl Network — I worked in and around the cosmetic industry for as long as I remember and consider myself a fairly advanced product junkie. From a young age, I found myself captiva...

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My Holiday Wish List & Party Looks

It’s the time of year when you start compiling your wish lists for the holidays. As I get older, I find it harder to think about what I want and easier to decide what to give. Gone are the days when every new toy in Toys-...


The Career Girl Gift Exchange

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year With your boss’s deadline yelling And everyone telling you “get it done dear” It’s the most wonderful time of the year It’s the bus-busiest qua...

Chaos to Order: A Beauty Intervention

I recently started traveling again for my day job – as in air travel and hotel stays. My career took me on the road for the better part of twenty years, so one might conclude I mastered the art of ‘streamlining’ my packin...

A New Kind of Holiday Sharing — Nail Polish Style!

When you (or perhaps your friend) open up your medicine cabinet, what do you find? If you’re anything like me, it might be Q-Tips, maybe Ibuprofen, different kinds of lotions, and…nail polish. Dozens of bottles of nail poli...


Interview Outfits for Women for Every Job

Recently, we gave you tips and tricks to dress for an interview if you’re the kind of gal who simply hates dressing up. But what about those of us who like wearing dress clothes? We know, we know, you still need to dress ...