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My Dream Trunk Show Guests – The Big Little Lies Cast

“So….what shows do you watch?” Yes, television is the new novel, and while I can’t keep track of everything that is out there, I cannot recommend more highly HBO’s recent miniseries, Big Little Lies, based on the novel by Liane Moriarty. Meaty story, incredible acting, complicated female characters….not to mention, incredible sets and THE CLOTHES! […]

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I Fired My Mean Boss. It was Me.

I’m always looking for a good book, and this month I started reading the Marianne Willimason’s “A Return to Love”, a self help classic.  (In the early 90s, this was Oprah’s jam.) This past weekend, I was struck so much by one passage I have repeated it several times to friends and stylists. “…ambitious tension actually limits our ability to […]

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Om-possible? My Top Tips Starting a Meditation Practice 

Every so often, I hear it. “You seem calmer.” Yes.  That’s on purpose. My mornings used to look something like this: hitting the snooze button on repeat, practically injecting coffee into my veins, all followed by a day of grazing snacks, usually while standing, in between frantic calls, always believing the world was going to […]

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Surviving Thanksgiving Politics

Is your family a house divided this election season? Read “Fight, Flight, or Drink: Surviving Thanksgiving When You Hate How Your Family Voted” here.

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Want a Stress Free Holiday Season? Let Me Help!

Black Friday is five weeks away….does this fill you with the holiday spirit or feelings of bah humbug? Before we start hearing Mariah Carey on replay, know that I am here to help make your holiday feel like this…..                                 […]

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The Side Hustle

Me, seven years ago this month…it’s Monday morning. I have showered, eaten breakfast, I’m dressed in work clothes, it’s time to go to work if I plan to be on time. While everything looked normal on the outside, on the inside, I was barely functional. I called a friend and started crying over the phone, […]

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Stella & Dot’s Holiday Collection Has Arrived!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…Stella & Dot’s holiday collection has arrived! Full of sparkle and pieces that are perfect to give a new spin on last year’s black dress or to tie with a bow and give to all the ladies on your gift list. Save

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Holiday Help Needed!

Have you ever thought about being a Stella & Dot stylist but worried about the commitment? Are you waiting for the “perfect time” when you can make it happen but have no idea when that will be?  While it is always your business, your way, why not test drive being a #girlboss this holiday season? […]

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# Girl Crush – Victoria Lai

                        About five years ago, I remember getting a Facebook message from my friend, Victoria, asking how I was able to quit my job and do Stella & Dot full time. At the time, she was working as a government attorney, making her own […]

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Brave Is A Decision

While I do not have children of my own, I absolutely love this blog post from Glennon Doyle Melton on the first day of school. I hope you will share with your own families, and for those of us with no children or fur babies, it is a great reminder of how to be kind […]

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