Surround yourself with what you love: STYLE

While style may not make quite as deep of an impact as what we do and who we’re with, don’t underestimate it’s power! It can add sparkle to the ho-hum, day-to-day which can have some pretty awesome affects on everything from your mood to your well-being. {It’s all connected!} When most of us think of style, we think: fashion {and hair, makeup, accessories}.  But style is...
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Surround yourself with what you love: PEOPLE

The Surround Yourself with What You Love blog series started with your car {10 ways to turn your CAR into your HAVEN}.  Now, moving to PEOPLE – arguably both the hardest to change BUT the most significant of our surroundings. The people we are surrounded by {our friends, spouse**, children**, co-workers*, boss*, partner, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, retailers*, Facebook friends,...
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10 ways to turn your car into your HAVEN

  The kind of car you drive actually DOES matter. What kind of car do YOU have? {No, I’m not talking about the make & model.}  This is the 1st post of my Surround Yourself with What You Love series.  I’m starting with the car because it’s one of the easiest kinds of “surroundings” to transform.  If you’re like me, your car is like a second home....
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New Favorite! Want to entertain with style AND ease?

I knew this book was a great find when I noticed four of my favorite words in the subtitle: SIMPLE + STYLISH + FOOD + EASY.   My new favorite entertaining / cookbook:  Lulu Powers: Food to Flowers:  Simple, Stylish Food for Easy Entertaining. Lulu shares her fabulous recipes and party-planning tips she’s acquired over the years as a celebrity caterer and event planner. SelfLESSly I...
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What to do when you’re in the mood

I’m so in the mood. {Not that kind, unfortunately.  The fuming kind.}  It’s been one of those weeks where things aren’t going particularly great.  As I started feeling the back-to-normal returning {thank you, Leigh for our coffee talk : ) . . . B A M!   Won’t get into the specifics of the incident {nothing terribly major}.  And, I know I should be grateful –...
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Making your lifeSTYLE a-mah-zing

My biggest style icon without a doubt is Rachel Zoe, and today’s post is dedicated to her {Rachel Zoe Project Season 3 premier TONIGHT – on Bravo – cannot wait!!!}! As Kelly Ripa said yesterday when Rachel was a guest on Live with Regis & Kelly, “I can tell when a celebrity starts working with you because they suddenly look better.  They just look more...
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