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Lessons from a Runaway

 After three very long days of suffering, my son and the two friends that had joined him were located. I recently celebrated a 2-year anniversary of a very painful and life-changing event that brought with it many life
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The Power of “Girl Power”?

Do's and Don'ts of Selfies I grew-up in a house with girls. I was the youngest of 3 and recall my cousins all being girls with only the token boy showing up here and there.  Shoes, hairspray, and the use of the
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Active Duty Sportswear

This look is so easy to pull together as it relies on classic shapes and colors Hello Fashionistas, With digital devices and technology keeping us on the go 24/7-- our weekend and workday lives seem to get a bit
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Return on Your Investment

A few weeks ago, as I sat enjoying a warm cup of green tea with a long-time girlfriend of mine, I was reminded of how quickly time can pass us all by.  She was in the process of house hunting for her now adult son and was having difficulty…
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Baking Apple Pie

I am always amazed at the process of cooking a meal, preparing a dessert, or baking a pie.  Yes, the smell of apple pie still brings me back to a sweetness of a time gone by.  I could not have been more then five years old sitting at the…
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The Perfect Valentines

Valentine’s Day, ahhhh, yes, that day where all the pressure is on to buy that “perfect” gift for that “perfect” person.  Well, I am one of those lucky ones this year; I didn’t have to buy and didn’t receive either.  I got to play cupid and…
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Oh the Weather Outside is Frightful!

Hello Freezing Fashionistas, Well today's weather was let's just say.....Arctic!!!! Deciding between either touch sensitive iPhone gloves for their social outreach practicality vs. convertible mittens for their ability to keep all of…
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Say Goodbye to January!

It's the last few hours of January and although we still have a good chunk of cold winter ahead of us, I'm starting to feel the beginnings of spring…… The Christmas tree is down, the holiday decorations are put away, and the many stray
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Welcome to the BIG 10!!

Happy Weekend Fashionistas, Well if summer has to be officially over, at least it's college football season!!! I love everything about the change of seasons, fall foliage, pumpkin picking, and good old college
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Fall Fashion Kick-Off!!

Hello Fashionistas, I know it's so sad that we are desperately grasping to the last remains of summer, but fear not--every season is fun for a different reason. Just think--now you can start to plan
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The Testosterone Edition

Hi Fashionistas! Hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day weekend!!! It was nice to relax, recharge and spend some great quality time with family and friends! Since I had the chance to see so many of my friends in person over the…
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The Botanist

Any of you who have visited my house in NY know how much I love my yard and enjoy gardening. I find it very relaxing and therapeutic. After a long hectic work week in the city, there is nothing I appreciate more than just
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Digital Retailers

Hi fashionistas!!! Once again it's time to spread some more fashion insight across the globe! You know how some people have bumper stickers that say "My Other Car is A Porsche". Well, I have a very fashionable sticker that says,
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Everything Under The Sun….

Since we have completed my weeklong initiation of speed blogging, I don't think it's necessary anymore to title everything "Day Such and Such in the Life of a Blogger"--I think we have gotten to know each other quite well and
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When Small Business Thinks Big

Kiki Melendez's mother moved to the U.S. from the Dominican Republic so Kiki could have a better life and think big Kiki Melendez's The Journey of a Female Comic Makes It To The Big Screen There is a part of me that is
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