3 Reasons Why Faux Leather Leggings Don’t Intimidate Me Anymore
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3 Reasons Why Faux Leather Leggings Don’t Intimidate Me Anymore

Admittedly, during New England winters that can last for about 5/12 months, it takes skill, creativity, and willpower to avoid the prevalent desire to swaddle in a blanket (or anything blanket-like) and call it a day. I’m sharing how finding this style hack got me to try a new style – the faux leather tight – in winter, and love it!  Continue reading

Summer – it’s not over till it’s over! How to get dressed to perfection: Featuring Boston’s Best Dressed
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Summer – it’s not over till it’s over! How to get dressed to perfection: Featuring Boston’s Best Dressed

End of summer/early fall weddings and parties call for THE perfect dress. I share my first experience renting a special occasion designer dress below, followed by tips for success in the dressing room and as a female entrepreneur from Best Dressed co-owner, Nikoleta.  Continue reading

Golden Stilettos Fit for a Dancing Queen
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Golden Stilettos Fit for a Dancing Queen

Happy Friday, friends! Some may dream of being an astronaut, firefighter, or princess of a grand kingdom. Our dreams change, and some of those wildly creative dreams get dimmer or morph as we grow up. I dreamed of being a golden princess when I was a little girl, and although I didn’t become the darling … Continue reading

A Culottes-ial Closet Essential
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A Culottes-ial Closet Essential

Gal pal, meet your all-season friendly essential. This eco-friendly clothing brand made a pant I can’t stop talking about: the Brass Clothing culottes. Continue reading

Classic Chianti Accessories For Fall
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Classic Chianti Accessories For Fall

For as long as I can remember, there I was, ogling over the jewel tones in life. Perhaps it is a royal mindset, or a mere appreciation for velvet that started with my first (and only) wine-colored velvet scrunchie as a child, but all in all, color me wine-happy, for wine red is my color … Continue reading

Looking for your GOOD Hair Day? Try these non-toxic options.
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Looking for your GOOD Hair Day? Try these non-toxic options.

More than with makeup, I’ve gone through bottles and bottles of products that don’t work out. We have chemical sensitivities in our household, and in a perfect world, I would like to just have one set of shampoo + conditioner that we can both use. I’m dishing on the non-toxic plant-derived brands I’ve tried lately … Continue reading

Looking after your wellness – one way to “do well unto yourself”
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Looking after your wellness – one way to “do well unto yourself”

Perhaps some important summary points in achieving balance and wellness is realizing what you are looking for, getting the tools you need to get there, using them, and inviting some along to share that journey. Although I haven’t climbed a mountain (I’ve scaled some scary, slippery rocks that were mountains to me, though) I picture … Continue reading