Hey…it’s me again

I should start this out by admitting that until last week, I wasn’t sure whether I’d ever write this post, or any other for that matter. It’s been three months since I last blogged, and in that time I toyed with the idea of making this break permanent. Of course, given that I’m writing this […]

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I’m way too non-confrontational, and I need to cut it out

For as long as I can remember, I’ve prided myself on being non-confrontational.  Finding ways around conflict has always come easy to me. From the first sense of hostility, I am up on my toes, ready to navigate around the situation. It is like an alarm goes off in my head, the words ALERT, ALERT, […]

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What to Do When Things Don’t Go According to Plan

At the beginning of June, I had a clear vision of what I wanted to do with my blog this summer. Then, I went through a creative rut. I did not write a post (or even attempt to write a post) for a month. That’s the longest I have ever gone since I started blogging […]

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Six Fashion Tips You Need to Know If You’re Heading to the Beach

I don’t know about you, but I love spending time at the beach. Whether it’s a brief walk along the shore or a full day of relaxing in the sand, I never pass on the opportunity to head to the water. While I was on a day trip at the beach last week, I made […]

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The Struggle of Getting Started

My drafts are flooded with blog posts that will probably never be written. Some of them are only headlines. Others contain a couple of poorly strung together paragraphs and maybe a few photos. There are even several that don’t have any useable components at all; they’re literally just sentences that say things like “write post […]

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Three Ways to Style Pumps

For several months now, I’ve been scouring the internet for a very specific pair of black pumps. Convinced they would be my shoe of the summer, I searched every retailer I could think of in the hope that one of them would have exactly what I had in mind. Then, when I was out shopping […]

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How to Wear Dark Colors in the Spring

I love pastels for spring as much as the next person. Light and airy colors dominate this time of year for a reason—they make things bright and exciting, which is exactly what we need after a long, dreary winter.  However, in general, I tend to gravitate toward a darker color palette. Black, gray, and maroon […]

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