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November 2013 Blog Posts (5)

How To Make Thanksgiving Special and Fun for Kids

You've got to admit, Thanksgiving isn't one of those holidays that ranks "up there" with kids. There are no gifts or big baskets filled to the brim with sugary treats. There are no fun decorations to hang or scary costumes to don.

But that doesn't mean the holiday has to be a total bust for children.

Over the years, I've come up with a few ways to get my girls into the spirit of Thanksgiving so that the holiday is both fun and meaningful for them.

1. Make a…

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Added by Sheila Hill on November 24, 2013 at 6:46pm — 2 Comments

Back To Work: In Style

I would say my clientele falls 50/50.  Fifty percent are stay at home moms and fifty percent are working moms.  Obviously two different lifestyles require two different wardrobes.  My moms that are working can often be a mix of casual and dressy.....what is acceptable in the workplace has definitely changed in the past few years.  There are however some essentials that will have you looking and feeling your best heading to work everyday. Here are my top picks. Any specific questions about…

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Added by Carly Walko on November 20, 2013 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

The Missing Painting

Ten years ago, in a decorating haze, I decided it was time to reframe an old oil painting I had splurged to purchase when I was traveling through Montmartre as a student.  The frame clashed with the art itself, so much so that I even remembered the smiling artist himself remarking, as I handed him my francs I was bargaining in broken French, him saying something like  “belle peinture laid cadre” and us both nodding “Oui,” therefore he said it would be less. You get the picture!  So years…

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Added by Liz Lynch on November 13, 2013 at 8:56pm — No Comments

The Great Juggle: Family, Career and You

For as long as there have been mothers, there have been struggles with keeping it all together. With the added conveniences of technology over the past 20 years you can bet it has gotten a lot easier to manage. Although there are more things on our plates, there are also…

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Added by Clarissa Nassar on November 11, 2013 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Do Date Nights REALLY Exist Anymore?

Finding time for yourself is hard as a mom.  Finding time for you AND your husband to reconnect and have a nice conversation, perhaps a yummy dinner…now that can be close to impossible!

At my house, since we have two toddlers who go to bed around 8-9p, it's become the monthly challenge to find a sitter, find a night my husband can guarantee to be home in time, and then find a restaurant that's open late.  (Which may explain why this week we…

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Added by Alix Hayes on November 11, 2013 at 12:13am — No Comments

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