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Top Five Fall Wardrobe Updates

What are the top five wardrobe updates for Fall? Take a look. Save

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Introducing Covet by Stella & Dot

Introducing Covet by Stella & Dot! Covet is all about an understated, refined approach to luxury. It’s not about flashy logos and look at me style. It’s really about what is meaningful to you in your life. Stella & Dot scoured the globe to find the best, conflict-free materials and craftsmanship to bring you truly […]

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#Girl Crush – Maya DiRado

  Good bye, Rio! Hello, normal bed times! In between rooting for Team USA, googling how one becomes a platform diver, and quickly becoming an armchair judge, I became a die hard fan of USA swimmer and gold medalist, Maya DiRado. I was sold by her initial story, Maya failed to make the cut for […]

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What’s Holding You Back?

“I would host, I really would, but I’m just worried no one will come.” I hear a version of this at least once a week. Yes, one of the non-negotiable (at least if I want to earn a paycheck) parts of my job is that I have to put myself out there and ask lovely […]

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I’m Still A Barbie Girl

I was 100% a Barbie girl growing up. Did it cause me to have a distorted view of beauty and women’s bodies? Maybe? Did it make me want to be a fashion designer or a member of Barbie and the Rockers? Absolutely. I adore this Barbie ad which debuted last Fall. Again, how can we […]

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The “It” Bag for Summer

What are your plans this Summer? Another day of work? (I get it. When I worked in an office, July might as well have been October.) Time at the pool? Family Vacation? Girls Trip? Wedding Season? I have the bag for you! The Reversible Voyage Tote… This lovely lady is well under $100 and is […]

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#Girl Crush – Mindy Kaling

My love for Mindy Kaling hath no bounds. She’s crazy intelligent, super sassy, and very, very funny. If you need a good beach read this Summer, I highly suggest her book, Why Not Me?. Last Summer, I came across this book excerpt, which made me immediately put my name on the wait list at the […]

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How A Seven Year-Old Girl Inspired Me

Picture this scenario: We’re at a concert with our favorite artist, singing along, enjoying the music, when suddenly you’re called to the stage. Not our group, just you. Would you go? Now you’re on the stage, he/she asks you to introduce yourself to the audience, make small talk with you in front of thousands of […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Fear Life’s Opportunities

Take a look at this 2001 clip from The Oprah Winfrey Show.  A great reminder to not let fear get in the way of what could bring us joy. My thought for you from my latest #girlcrush, Cheryl Strayed:

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I’ll Be Back On Primetime Tomorrow!

Stella & Dot PR just called to let me know the Stella & Dot episode of “Undercover Boss,” filmed partly in Des Moines at one of my trunk shows, will air TOMORROW, Friday at 7pm CT/8pm ET on CBS.  Tune in to see a really fun showcase of our brand! While the 1/30/15 episode airs frequently in syndication on CNBC and […]

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