Patio Prep For Barbecue Parties + Beyond

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It’s our nation’s favorite holiday and nothing says “America” quite like a backyard barbecue. Add a few of these fun ideas to your patio party and keep them on hand for other events. Simple details go a long way and don’t have to take much effort. The best decor is anything you already have or anything you can reuse! The […]

Memorial Day Fashion Statements in Stars + Stripes

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Photo courtesy: Gucci via NY Times

You don’t have to stick to red, white and blue to rock the American theme. Do your own variation on stars and stripes! Memorial Day marks the unofficial kickoff of summer fashion and we’re thrilled with updated Americana styles. We’ve been promoting all white fashion for weeks and now you traditionalists can finally climb on board! Check out these fun […]

Career Feng Shui: Opportunity Knocks

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Do you wake up excited to start your work day?  Do you have a hidden aspiration that you have tucked away for later?  Are you embarking on a side job to bring in a little extra cash?  Are you hoping for a promotion or greater harmony in your work environment?  Encourage opportunities in your life by energizing the career center […]

Family Relationships Can Be Healthy: Use Some Feng Shui

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Photo courtesy: Lauren Conrad

Do the members of your household uplift you? Or bring you down? How do you feel about your ancestry and heritage? Focusing on the Family center of your home can help you appreciate the positive qualities of your relatives. Use Feng Shui to facilitate harmonious relationships and encourage feelings of respect and love.  Your tribe can have a huge impact […]

Purple Craze: Makes Me Feel Fine

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Color is still making a big impact in fashion for Spring.  We’ve been drooling over print ads and street styles oozing in saturated pallets.  Now is the perfect time to add a dash (or a gallon!) of purple into your wardrobe.  Symbolic of luxury and nobility, the hue adds instant drama or a pop of flair.  Right where you need […]

Feng Shui 4th: Knowledge + Wisdom

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Photo courtesy: Terilyn Fisher via Style by Emily Henderson

In Feng Shui, the Knowledge and Wisdom area deals with higher education as well as inner study and growth.  If you are a student or are wanting to broaden your perspective through learning, this is a living area you should consider focusing on. Likewise, this may be an important area for you to enhance in your children’s rooms.  Help those kids […]