How to manage holiday stress gracefully and without too much wine.

Hello lovelies! Does anyone else feel like from September onwards its a mad dash toward the nothingness of January? September is all about school and paperwork, in October you’ll discover that kids have outgrown all clothes for fall, then it’s Halloween and Thanksgiving and by Christmas, well, all is not calm and bright. I am not going to tell you I know how to manage it all but I do have some good tips on how to reduce the holiday stress. Make a list and check it twice.¬†   Photo from 11 Magnolia Lane. I bought myself a Holiday Planner…

Did you know how good your body is?

I apologize for not posting for awhile, work has been busy with several new clients. There are times when I love my job, I do. I love watching women transform from nothing-fits-me, my-mom-always-said-I-look-bad-in-skirts, I-am-not-that-attractive, I-am-too-fat to kind of getting closer to the mirror, twirling a bit and suppressing a smile because they know they look good. I love getting the emails after an event telling me how ¬†beautiful they looked and how many compliments they got. How their husbands couldn’t keep their hands off of them. How their kids were surprised to see mommy in something other than Lululemon. The…

Baby, its cold outside. In April!

I cannot believe we might get snow again tonight. Where were those flakes around Christmas time when I was singing “I am dreaming of white christmas..” around the clock? My poor daffodils are frozen to crisp outside. Do you all use Pinterest? I didn’t for the longest time but am totally obsessed now as it helps me keep all the images and ideas organized. I recommend to all my clients to spend some time looking over the images and pinning the ones they like, so we can get a better sense what appeals to them. You can see what pieces…