This Woman’s Work

Freres Branchiaux: a handmade body, candle, and home fragrance goods company created by brothers Collin, Ryan, and Austin Gill; located in the DMV. Last week, Hubby and I decided to skip work and go on a lunch date at Kith and Kin at the new Wharf DC. After lunch, we decided to stroll the area. As…

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers

Tuesday Inspiration

The Art of Blogging

Do you want to be a successful blogger? Do ideas for posts randomly pop into your head whenever, wherever? Do you think about ways to improve your blog?

How to write more? Better? Faster?

Do you study what the most successful bloggers have done to get to where they are right now?

You are not alone. I do this too. It’s one of my passions. To see what makes the difference. What works, what doesn’t, and to understand the why. Because of this, I can write cute posts like this one.

Here are the seven best habits to have as a blogger.

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Nail Rehab

Hello 911, my nails are dying!!! Long, carefully sculpted and a piece of art. Words that would describe my Ballerina nails over the Spring season. Short, disturbingly stunted, bare and weak. Words that would describe the current state of my Summer nails. Sad, how did I get here!!! My nails were perfect. I feel the…

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One Day or Day One

Have you made that decision yet? “One Day” means some day in the future. “One day I’ll visit Spain.” The deeper meaning though is that it’s never going happen; it’s wishful thinking. The person waiting for one day is not doing anything to make it happen. “One day” never comes. “Day One” means the first…

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What is Style?

  Personal Style Is Curiosity About Oneself -Iris Apfel Iris Apfel is a demi-god. With Coke bottle glasses, jewelry that weighs more than she does, and an overall flee-market-slash-desert-bazaar-chic look, it’s easy to acknowledge that the woman is brimming with style wisdom. A bible could be written with Iris Apfel quotes, what with her determination…

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Coverup or Kimono?

I was recently invited to a tea party for my late birthday celebration and I wrestled with what to wear. I normally find a cute dress to wear to these events, however I was not in a dress mood. I reluctantly decided on a purple fitted pencil skirt and a white button up collared shirt.…

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Basic Instinct

With good basics, you’ll have endless options… When building a wardrobe you want to last from season to season, year after year, you’ll need to start out with basics. While trends are fun, having a closet filled with them does not make a wardrobe. Plus buying mostly trendy items—even if you get them from fast…

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Motivation Monday

  “When you doubt your power, you give power to your doubt.” ~Honore de Balzac You hear that voice in your head… You can’t do it. You’ll never be good enough. You’re going to fail. Self Doubt… It devours your confidence, strips logic and reason from your mind, and steals happiness from your heart. In…

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Branding and Growth, Day One: Set Three Goals

Ive been blogging for about two months now and Ive become so aware of how much work it takes to maintain a successful blog. It is truly difficult; but when blogging is your passion and you are fulfilled each time you post, then the work needed becomes a rewarding challenge. I went into blogging with…

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