Can Your Meals, Entertainment & Party Costs Be Used As A Tax Write-Off?

Happy Sunday, fabulous!I hope you had an amazing week and weekend! This past week was great. I am so overwhelmed (in a good way!) by the signups for my new Money and Mimosas community. It's so exciting for me to meet such ...more

Confessions of a Reformed Pinterest Mom on Valentine’s Day

It’s almost Valentine's Day, which means that somewhere out there thousands of moms are frantically searching Pinterest for the perfect Valentine’s Day inspiration. They are making glittery Valentine’s Day slime, creating Valentine’s Day robot craft ...more

Should Childcare Providers Be the Experts in Everything?

With more and more states requiring childcare providers to fill roles they were never trained to fill, providers are struggling to provide a well-rounded set of child development services. As providers most of us never went to college for a degree in ...more

How Can We Do Better By Our Autistic Girls?

Autism is different for girls, and not only because fewer girls than boys get autism diagnoses. Autistic women and girls not only tend to have different traits than autistic boys do, but are also socialized differently -- leading to many of those ...more

Fitess Expert Jenna Wolfe's Smart Tips to Get Lean in 2016

Small steps can add up to big changes and an overall healthier life. That's what fitness expert Jenna Wolfe will tell anyone who will listen. And with her new book, Thinner In 30, the busy mom of two is putting some walk behind her talk.  ...more

Can Your Meals, Entertainment & Party Costs Be Used As A Tax Write-Off?

Happy Sunday, fabulous!I hope you had an amazing week and weekend! This past week was great. I am so overwhelmed (in a good way!) by the signups for my new Money and Mimosas community. It's so exciting for me to meet such inspiring business owners who are ready to break through six figures AND become financially savvy in their business....more

For All the Valentine’s Day Haters

Many people hate Valentine’s Day... and I’m sure there are plenty of reasons why.Image via Shutterstock Here are some you may have heard: ...more

What Agents, Editors & Publishers Look for in a Query Letter

During my eight years as an acquiring editor at Seal Press, I saw every kind of query —- from the perfectly executed to those that belonged on a wall of shame....more
Thank you for this...writing a query letter as I write this - article to a journal...first ...more

Selfish Sewing Week #2

What a week it has been in the 4x7 Sewing Challenge!...more

Can Your Meals, Entertainment & Party Costs Be Used As A Tax Write-Off?

Happy Sunday, fabulous!I hope you had an amazing week and weekend! This past week was great. I am so overwhelmed (in a good way!) by the signups for my new Money and Mimosas community. It's so exciting for me to meet such inspiring business owners who are ready to break through six figures AND become financially savvy in their business....more

Wanderlust Shopping: Style, Travel, Maps and More..

I have a slight obsession with traveling and maps, so I scoured the web to come up with pieces I LOVE that related to traveling, […] ...more

Going Retro!

Dane and I made a deal this year to forget gift giving for Valentine's Day and instead, find a way to give back. When we found out that Pearl Harbor was hosting a fund raiser with a theme -- we were SO THERE. Admittedly, I was a little bit nervous about what I might wear and how I could style my hair ....more

Navigating New Haven: What to Do Around Yale

The home of Yale University, the suburb/city of New Haven, Connecticut, is located only two hours outside Manhattan, which I didn’t realize before my boyfriend worked at the hospital. It may be the final stop on its line on the Metro North train, but it’s not too far for a weekend trip....more

Spread The Love

I love holidays. Even if they are filled with overspending and overeating. We can have all good things in moderation right? Anyhow, holidays are gentle reminders throughout the year for us to pause, reflect, and celebrate. As we celebrate another Valentine's Day (one of my Top 5 favorite holidays), I am reminded of the importance of love. Loving our families, our boos, and our friends. Love, when done well, is amazing. Love not only covers our imperfections and allows us to come as we are, but it also gives us hope and strength. Love-especially ...more

Expect Success

Of course, everyone knows February is for lovers with cupids delivering chocolates and roses. Have you seen there’s even chocolate jewelry! Every other commercial it seems, reminds the shopping public of love for sale in February.Did you know February is also International Expect Success Month?...more

Sorry Malliotakis We’re Not Interested in Your Empty Suit

Although I am usually interested in politics, the Republican debates don’t interest me. After the last debate when Marco Rubio just kept repeating himself like a robot, I wondered if Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis had taken the time to talk to Rubio and find out enough about him. ...more

Bay Ridge – Kids Eat Free at Unos – February 15-19

Kids always eat free on Tuesdays at Pizzeria Unos. This week, a kids meal is free with each adult meal ....more

It's been fun, Cane

Not really.It's been slow. And awkward. And, for the last several days, probably unnecessary, but I've been really...more