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Home Chic: My Home!

I’ve finally finished decorating the apartment and I am so proud of it! It’s the first time I have lived somewhere and had full control over decorating decisions. In San Diego I had roommates, in DC I had roommates and in LA I lived with my sister but in Dallas I live with my bf and he sorta let me take the reins. Of…

Kitchen Wish List

I spend half of my time at home in the kitchen. There is nothing I love more than pouring a glass of wine, opening up a Giada cookbook and making whatever looks good. But as an amateur chef, I must say my wish list of kitchen gadgets and odds-and-ends is extensive. Below is my kitchen wish list and I can only hope my boyfriend…

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Chic Gifts: Mother’s Day

My mom has been on my mind a lot lately and I wanted to get her something extra special since I can’t make it out to California this year. I think the best gifts are the personal ones that have a lot of thought behind them. Below are some ideas for a great gift for mom. And remember that she did give you the…

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Career Chic: Staying positive on Mondays

So let’s face it- Mondays suck. There is nothing worse than that sound of the alarm clock going off on a Monday and being reminded that you have the most work ahead of you there possibly could be before the weekend. But not to worry! You can actually make Mondays a positive day simply by changing your attitude about it and making a few…

Career Chic: Tips for becoming and staying successful

(Photo: Glitter Guide) 1. Relationships matter. Try to make it a point to develop a relationship with everyone if your office, even if they aren’t on your team. Go to where other teams sit from time to time and ask how their day was or what they are working on. Some of the most successful people don’t have the most unique or impressive skills,…