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An inside look, behind the scenes and under the covers.

Hey Gorgeous! I usually write about my love of beauty and style in these pages and sometimes even I forget that my actual job is in entertainment. It’s funny how the different parts of my life take over at different times. Anyway, today I want to share a little of the other side of my life and hip you to this funny, new sketch comedy series, It’s Funny, I’m Just Saying directed by yours truly!…
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Inspired: Variety’s Power of Women

Last week, Variety held it’s 5th Annual Power of Women luncheon honoring five powerhouse women who, through their clout and influence, help raise money and awareness for select causes and charities. This year’s honorees were Nicole Kidman, Amy Pascal, Amy Poehler, Charlize Theron and my celeb crush of the moment, Kerry Washington.

 

The women do work in a variety of areas including HIV/AIDS prevention, teen mentoring, women’s empowerment and my personal favorite, arts and humanities in education.…
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It’s Still Summer!

It’s the day after Labor Day and conventional wisdom decries the end of summer with no more barbecues, beaches or white clothes. Well, I call BULL! It’s still summer! Summer won’t be over until September 21st and that gives me (and the rest of us) 2 1/2 more weeks to enjoy the season while it lasts! I was having brunch with a friend this weekend and she reminded me of this fact and I thought yeah, why are we rushing the end of summer to declare Fall so soon?…
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21-Day Meditation Challenge – Operation Get Your Life Continues

It seems that all my life’s a challenge. Last month I did a 31-day blogger challenge, in June I did a 30-Day Abs Challenge and this month, in addition to doing another 31-day blog challenge, I’m doing the Oprah and Deepak 21-Day Meditation Challenge.

Now let me say right up front, I clearly love a challenge but I often suck at completing them.…
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On Isolation and Inspiration

I’m always amazed that in our hyper-connected world, so many of us still suffer from feelings of isolation. With three million ‘social’ networks, ubiquitous laptops, cell phones and tablets we’re more connected to each other than we’ve ever been in history yet on a disturbingly regular basis, I and my friends mention really craving face time. And no, not that Facetime provided by Apple!
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Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Hygge (hoo-gah) is an old Danish concept that helps Danes get through their long, dark winters. Anyone besides me feeling the effects of winter: actual, political or otherwise? Yeah, I thought so. Fret not my lovelies, Hygge and I are here to help you make it through. Roughly translated as coziness, hygge means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people.… Read More

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