A Quick Note From Hat Girl: Keep Cool This Winter!

December 9, 2013

It’s no secret that I love hats.  In fact, my friend Kris lovingly refers to my fashionable alter ego as Hat Girl.  And as it goes, Hat Girl and I love this little fashion accessory for quite a few reasons, but versatility has to be...

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TEDWomen 2013 Top Ten Inspirations

December 6, 2013

Yesterday, we attended the TEDWomen 2013 conference. The mantra at the conference was Socrates’ To Be is To Do. Over the next 10 days, starting today, we will feature ten of these prolific people and what they’re doing in the...

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Remembering Nelson Mandela

December 5, 2013

South African environmental activist Boyd Varty honored Nelson Mandela during his speech at TEDWomen 2013 a couple of hours ago. “He brought peace to violent South Africa. He was one man with an unbelievable sense of humanity. He was...

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Happy #givingtuesday

December 3, 2013

After shopping and scoring some major deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, comes a new featured day, Giving Tuesday.  This is the second annual #givingtuesday established to celebrate the spirit of giving.  On this day, we are...

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is your man a doppelgänger dater?

November 26, 2013

Dear Toni, My boyfriend and I recently decided to move in together, and I am having serious second thoughts. You see, while I was helping him pack up for the move, I came across a box of ex-girlfriend memorabilia. Inside were photos of...

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Tomato, Basil, & Truffle Soup

November 18, 2013

Need an extra side this Thanksgiving, but don’t have the kind of time that your high-maintenance turkey requires?   Try this quick easy recipe and be the star at your family’s holiday gathering.  They’ll think you toiled over this...

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Juice: orange you glad?

November 15, 2013

Nothing picks you up quite like an orange!  It could be because the fruit is loaded with Vitamin C, which boosts immunity to fight off everything going around this time of year, or it could be because freshly squeezed orange juice is...

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Black Friday for good

November 13, 2013

Thanksgiving, the name says it all; it’s a time to count your blessings while devouring your favorite foods with friends and family.  The following day, we often take it for granted that we are in a position to hunt for the best deals...

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