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    7 Expert Tips to Be More Confident and Assertive At Work

    The other day, one of our VPs came into the kitchen as I was making a cup of coffee and said “Hi Teresa.” This would have been exciting … if my name were Teresa. While it caught me off guard, I didn’t want to cause any awkwardness. So I smiled back

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    5 DIY Ways to Add Copper Accents to Your Home, and a Giveaway!

    Like the guilty pleasure TV series you hope won’t be cancelled now that you’ve caught on late (we’re looking at you, Grey’s Anatomy), copper has been enjoying its moment—for the past three years. This decor trend may have staying power. But in case it doesn’t, there’s no need to buy expensive copper

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    Fall Flavors: Pear Shrub and 3 Autumn Cocktail Recipes

    Drinking vinegars, also known as shrubs, are a hip new trend in the cocktail world. A shrub is an acidic concoction made of fruit, sugar, and vinegar that adds complex flavors to your drinks. Research even indicates health benefits like improving blood sugar levels and protecting against bad bacteria. Even better for

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    Make Your Own Classy Bar Cart With This Easy DIY

    A bar cart, when styled correctly, is the perfect cocktail of cozy and elegant with a shot of old-school authority. Ideally meant for a living room or kitchen, it adds charming storage and ambiance for impromptu entertaining. You’ve probably seen these bar carts all over Pinterest and Instagram—because, let’s be honest,

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    6 Healthy Habits to Form In Your 20s and 30s

    We experience a great deal of physical and emotional growth and development in our twenties and thirties. Apart from an increase in dramatic life changes, recent research shows that the brain changes more this decade than in any other period of adulthood. Navigating these changes can seem daunting, but the effort we place

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    How to Give Your Kitchen an Easy, Space-Saving Makeover

    Like a lot of apartments in New York City, mine has a very narrow galley kitchen with limited cupboards and drawers to store everything. And since easy access to ingredients, equipment, and dishes is important in any kitchen, I set to work creating open storage that would double as chic

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    5 Healthy Snack Ideas For Guilt-Free Grazing

    You’re in a vulnerable place when your mind is in your stomach. But keeping an arsenal of recipes in your back pocket will enable you to reconcile ravenous moments when they happen. Instead of reaching for a bag of pretzels or that leftover chocolate bar, prep your fridge with snack ingredients for

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    6 Strategies to Help You Craft a Compelling Resume

    Today’s millennials often move from job to job, making a straightforward career path less likely than in the past. You might see yourself in a marketing role but are currently working in an administrative position. Can you convince a potential employer that you’d be a great fit even if you don’t have

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    DIY Starburst Mirror By A Beautiful Mess

    Originally published on A Beautiful Mess Starburst mirrors are so chic in metallics, and I’m really loving gold accents lately. I wanted to create something for our bedroom that replaced an old art piece that wasn’t really working and that also added more light to a dark corner in that

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    Personal Branding and Learning Not to Settle With Michela Aramini

    We sat down recently with personal brand consultant and founder of The Lovely It Girl, Michela Aramini. She told us how she discovered the woman she really wants to be and made her own brand a success⎯all by age twenty-five. How do you describe your work? I’m the founder of