Life Well Lived Moments Sweepstakes 9: Share A Moment and Enter to Win an iPod Touch!

This sweepstakes is now closed. Thanks to everyone who entered! Please check out our new sweepstakes launching July 1. ...more
My toolkit is my coffee maker - the day just wouldn't start the same without it!! Lighting a ... more

A Resource Guide for Creative Inspiration

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? ...more
We both agree that Pinterest is a great resource - Hair & Beauty, Women's Apparel, or re-pinning ... more

(PHOTOS) 10 Spring 2012 Fashion Trends I Love

From New York to Paris, the spring 2012 runways were bursting at the seams with fun new and old styles and trends to incorporate into our modern wardrobes. Here are the top 10 budding trends for spring:   1. Peplum: a short full flounce or an extension of a garment below the waist, covering the hips. ...more
Hi Maegan,   I'm definitely with you - I really love all of the new girly, feminine ... more

17 Tips To Organizing A Stress-Free Get Together

If you are like me, you love the idea of throwing party at your house…one with lots of great family and friends, amazing food, and interesting conversation. However, when you are in the thick of planning a get together along with juggling everything else on your to-do list, pulling one off can seem near impossible. It is easy to let the thought of planning an event overwhelm or even stop you in your tracks. But if you follow some easy tips and tricks you will find that hosting a gathering can be simple for you and a fun time for your guests. ...more
I'm a big fan of lists! Make one a week or two in advance and check things off a couple at a ... more

Year-Round Fashion Resolutions

We all know what the New Year brings... Resolutions, and an overwhelming pressure to keep them. Resolutions are like diets; they never work! We set ourselves up for failure followed by guilt when we really could avoid the whole thing. Instead of waiting for a "certain date" to do something, just do it when you think of it, or soon after. Then it becomes something you just do rather than a big serious impending responsibility that you just want to run from. ...more
Hi Maegan, My 2012 fashion resolution is to get all my clothes organized, but then to ... more

Have You Ever Made a Bad Purchase That You Regret Making?

Everybody has made bad purchases before that they regret making. ...more
@midnightbliss That is very smart. It's easy to convince ourselves of anything we want to ... more

UPDATED: Here's How We Can Blog To Get Americans Back To Work (AUDIO)

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NaBloPoMo Soup: Open Thread for November NaBloPoMo Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is an open thread for people to post a link to their daily November NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the comment section below to add your post, and peruse the comment section in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
Hi Melissa, I blog about living simply with kids at Simple Living Family. Here are my posts ... more

Have You Ever Made a Bad Purchase That You Regret Making?

Everybody has made bad purchases before that they regret making. ...more
I am sorry to hear your health is not good. In retrospect, I think a lot of us are regreting ... more

Dominique Got Canned: Do You Have A Plan?

Let's not gloss over it -- when Dominique Browning got let go from Conde Nast, she was in a better position than most of us. She didn't have much debt. She owned two houses. She had investments. She had options that meant that she was able to take the time to get back on her feet. That's a luxury that most of us don't have. ...more
I ended up not working for a few months in between jobs one time and it really hurt our family ... more