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 […]

Reading Pretty: How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are

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I’m currently in Louisiana and trying to catch up on everything I need to do before the 2014 Paris Beauty Tour that starts next week. It seems like just yesterday I announced the dates and it is amazing that I get to lead and welcome an amazing group of ladies to my favorite city in […]

{7.11.14} Le Weekend

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I hope your week has been great. I have been burning the midnight and midday oil trying to meet a few deadlines. I’m trying to take a little time this weekend to just be, but because I am the queen of over scheduling I won’t have what I consider a real day off until Monday, […]

Reading Pretty: Sadie Nardini’s 21-Day Yoga Body

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I have been following Sadie Nardini since I first discovered yoga. She is an in your face, fun, and very different type of yoga teacher. And I love it. She’s different from what I thought a yoga teacher should be. Now, as a teacher myself I completely get her. She is unapologetically Sadie. I spent a […]