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Labor Day Book Reco: Into the Water

Into the Water

There’s a glorious long weekend coming up so here’s one option for some Labor Day reading – Into the Water. So you know I’m all about a good book recommendation. I love to get them and give them. Into the Water is by the author of The Girl on the Train – which I loved… but I’m sad to say that I just couldn’t get behind this one…

Classy Sh*t Grooming

No More Mean Muggin’

I swear I’m not a cynic. I like long walks on the beach and babies who giggle and happy endings in movies. But at this point in my life I think I’ve been around the block enough times to distinguish between optimism and fantasy. For example, I totally applaud all of the fitness fanatics that are reborn every January. But the realist in me knows that their “new…

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Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide: Irony

This gift idea is a little on the ironic side during this season of endless giving and commercialism. Okay actually it’s very ironic and completely tongue in cheek. But it’s also an incredibly enlightening revelation around how ‘stuff’ weighs us down. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing will instruct you on how to address each item in your home to determine…

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My Issue With Statement Sweaters

I’m still riding the high of a nice long vacation but now that I’m back stateside I’ve had a chance to appreciate the adventure with a little perspective. We live in a crazy world and there’s plenty of heartbreak in the headlines on a daily, nay, hourly basis. I don’t know what tomorrow might bring but today I’m doing what makes me happy – which includes some travel…