style, tips and tricks, top

My Grown-Lady Shopping Rules

Since the day I learned to dress myself, my style M.O. was to “look cute.” (I’m not saying it was always successful; there was a very unfortunate JNCO jeans phase in my adolescence). Now that I’m getting older, that’s shifted to “look polished/sophisticated/put-together.” A year ago, I purged my closet of all the bad shopping decisions […]

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accessories, sponsors, winter

market colors

Let’s kick off this week with something uplifting, shall we? I’d like to introduce you to Market Colors, a nonprofit organization that’s bridging the gap between quality handmade products from skilled African craftsman and American buyers. Here’s how it works: (1) Market Colors orders products from groups of African craftsmen (everything from scarves and jewelry to […]

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style, summer, thrifty

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 require a little personal horn-tooting. […]

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Wanna go shopping? $100 LovingEco Giveaway!

How’s about a little green to start your week? A double whammy of green: the sustainability sort and metaphorical shopping money. Cha-ching… I can get behind any company that dynamic women start up to make a change! LovingEco was created by two women who are passionate about making a difference through bettering the environment, the health […]

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