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the crash and burn.

You know how sometimes, despite your best efforts to cultivate balance and harmony and structure and rainbows in your day-to-day, life hits you with an unexpected fast-pitch series of hard balls and you hit the wall? Well, I smacked into it late last week — violently and face-first — and…
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cheap thrills

It’s been a minute since I’ve been thrift shopping, but I had an hour to kill last Saturday while waiting for a timed birthday party delivery so I popped in one of my old haunts near the shop. Everything in the store was 50% off — lucky day! — and…
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every girl needs: a denim shirt

Looking for a denim shirt to call your own? I suggest scouring the racks of your local thrift store to find one that’s perfectly weathered and worn-in. Or you could drop $50 on one from Gap and call it a day. After a seemingly endless and fruitless search, I finally found this…
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tuesdays that feel like mondays.

I have a love/hate relationship with three-day weekends. Sure, the extra day off is great and spending the additional quality time with family, friends and your remote is lovely. But come Tuesday, when you have to drag your punch drunk self back to work, things get rough. Especially when your…
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Grand Theft Thrift

me: “do you think this ledge can hold me?” husband: “uh, yeah. it’s concrete. how big do you think you are?” Talbots shorts (thrifted) | Route 66 tank (Kmart clearance) | Antonio Milani leather espadrilles | BUILT laptop sleeve  I’m not one to brag, but some thrift haul shopping victories…
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>thrifting 101

>Today I did what I do most Saturdays as of late: headed downtown with a small amount of cash and a style wish list, and hit the thrift stores and antique shops. Before I started a pretty penny, I never shopped secondhand. My closest experiences with thrift stores and consignment shops…
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>home office

> I’m getting closer and closer to launching my new marketing and PR consulting business, which means I’ll be spending a lot of time in my home office — so excited to work from home and be my own boss ;) I do have an actual home office, but in…