It seems like now more than ever there’s a huge focus on making life as fun, beautiful, and creative as possible. There’s so much out there—style blogs, food blogs, beauty blogs, DIY blogs, plus all the books published on these topics each year—that it’s hard to narrow it down (plus keep all those sites organized!). Can you share some no-fail resources for lifestyle inspiration?
As a fan of all things lifestyle myself, I know how hard it can be to build a manageable list of quality resources. Read on for a few of my favorites (plus one that lets me follow all my favorite inspiration sites in a single, stylish format)!

Has it been a year in Life Well Lived already? The other experts have shared some really great tips and links this month, and I’ve got a few to add to that list. Here are 12 lifestyle (fashion/beauty/food/DIY) resources that always keep me coming back for more.

There are so many places to find information about beauty, design and fashion these days. Can you help me wade through options to find great sources of creative inspiration and guidance?
Yes! Read on to find my favorite discoveries from my near 24/7 travels both online and off.

I usually assume that since I'm online 24/7 that everyone else is too and therefore knows all of the same sites and magazines and blogs and social media outlets for all things fashion, design, and beauty. But alas, I am probably in a very small percentage of women who seek out this creative inspiration so frequently. Or maybe I'm not?

Warmer weather is fast approaching and I'm looking to add some new pieces to my wardrobe. Can you recommend some basics that I can invest in this summer?
Summertime allows us more freedom regarding outfit choices and accessories. Adding a lightweight dress or a chic summer hat to your wardrobe is a great way to start. Read on for more of my summer must-haves.

Summertime gives us free rein to wear pretty much anything we want. That’s the joy of this weather. Bright colors, patterns and skin are in! Now is the time to take all of those fashion risks that you were nervous about in February. Here are 10 of my summer must-haves:


Bright totes hold everything, including frosty beverages, magazines and fruit. It's great to have a few on hand, as you never know what they'll come in handy for. 


How can I dress well for the size I'm at now and not have to buy a whole new wardrobe if my weight goes up or down?
Read on for tips on how to make your existing wardrobe work and ideas for pieces that can help you through transitions.

There are many reasons why we might wear clothes that don't fit or look the greatest on us. Maybe there's been a recent addition to your family -- accompanied by nine months of weight gain and weight loss -- or maybe the stress of life has got you lingering above or below your normal weight.  Perhaps you've been consciously trying to lose weight. Illness might have caused unexpected weight gain or loss. Or, for some of us, it's been a case of holding on to dreams of another time in our lives and not accepting the size we are now.

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