Life After Five
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A financial confession…

I am bad at managing my finances. It’s not for lack of knowledge, and it’s not because I’m strapped for cash or have a terrible job that doesn’t pay well. It’s because I’m careless and I don&...

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*Single

I watched the most fascinating documentary this weekend – *Single – a profile of the decline of marriage and the rise in divorce in America, the normalcy of the single gal or guy and how it’s becoming more and more ac...

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Meeting Your Match…On Twitter

It’s been highlight requested that I write a post about how I met my husband – and more broadly, how to meet a guy on Twitter. So here goes it… Over the past couple of months, it’s been super fun to tell fri...


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What’s in it for me?

Human beings are selfish individuals. But there’s an epidemic for women in the world – we tend to feel ashamed of our selfishness. As women, specifically, we often allow ourselves to be taken advantage of for no specific re...

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Advice to live by

I’m used to the criticism that accompanies my love of Dr. Phil. I realize the man is kind of a weirdo and most people doubt his credentials and ethics. But here’s the thing, whether he’s a “doctor”...

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A Memo to the Male Gender

There’s no denying Madmen has infiltrated society – and not a moment too soon, if I do say so myself. In a world where men have begun to think Affliction and Ed Hardy t-shirts equal “dressing up,” itR...


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Saying "No"

I’ve posted a number of times the past five months about how wonderful it’s been to achieve some semblance of work/life balance. Well, apparently, putting it out in the universe that I might have some free time has ...