Reading Pretty: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

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I’m sure you have heard of this little book that has become a juggernaut about clearing clutter for EVER. Like ever, ever? The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo is not only a best seller, but really a game changer. I’m serious. No joke. The book makes you think of everything you own, desire, […]

Wellness Wednesday: Yoga Download ~ Online Yoga Classes

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Many of you know I’m a yogi and yoga teacher. I am always trying to find new ways to enhance my practice and like to practice at different studios although I have my main studio in DC. Because the weather has been so crazy I decided to try yoga at home via my computer with […]

Jo Malone Cardamom and Moroccan Rose Candle

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Jo Malone can do no wrong in my opinion when it comes to their candles. I have a few that I love such as their Dark Amber and Ginger Lily candle, but I was blown away by one of their latest scents. The Jo Malone Cardamom and Moroccan Rose Candle is the latest and I […]

Penguin Randomhouse National Readathon: Saturday, January 24

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You guys know I love me some books. Yes, I like big books and I cannot lie. I’m so excited the Penguin Randomhouse National Readathon Day is tomorrow. The goal is to read for four hours and document your reading using the hashtag #TimeToRead. I’m still in Louisiana and plan to join in on the […]

Reading Pretty: It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell

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My book reading as of late is all over the place. I go back and forth from fiction to non-fiction and lots memoirs. The latest joy is reading It was Me Along by Andie Mitchell and the writer behind the blog Can You Stay for Dinner. It’s the story of Andie’s struggles with food. It’s […]

Look Out That Window Girl and Live

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I’m in Louisiana, but not for the reason I planned. On Thursday, January 8, I lost my dear brother Jamie. Needless to say the pain is so hard that I am in a fog. My heart feels like it’s about to break open. I didn’t expect. None of us did. We thought he was on […]

Reading Pretty: Make it Happen: Surrender Your Fear. Take the Leap. Live On Purpose. by Lara Casey

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  I devoured Lara Casey’s book Make it Happen: Surrender Your Fear. Take the Leap. Live on Purpose in two day. It was a particular gloomy Saturday and I wanted something to break the fiction books I was reading. I received a preview copy of the e-book, but I enjoyed the book so much I wanted […]

Happy 2015!

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  Happy New Year! I hope your holidays went well. Although the new year started last week it officially kicked off today with most people returning to work. I normally spend the first 5 days detoxing from all the food, sweets, and alcohol I consumed over the holidays. My life is saying lady we need a […]

‘Twas the “Pretty” Night Before Christmas

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I want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Pretty New Year. I wish lots of laughter, joy, laughs, good food, and a holiday full of beauty. I will see you back here on the blog Monday, January 5, 2015. ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house the only creature […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – The Book Nerd

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I have an addiction to books. I can’t stop buying them in all forms. I read hardback, paperback, and e-books. If I’m having a bad day the best thing for me is to walk around in a bookstore and I feel much better. I have always been a voracious reader and I read all types […]