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Galentine’s Day Cards and Cocktails Party

Did you know that time with your girlfriends is good for your health? True story, Stanford University said so in a study they published a couple of years ago. The study found that one of the best things that a man can do for his health is to be married to a woman (naturally, because we are awesome) and that one of the best things a woman can do for her health is to nurture her relationships with her girlfriends. In fact, the study found that spending time with your girlfriends can be just as important to your health as a woman as physical …

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DIY // Floral Wrapping Paper

Happy Friday, friends!  We were in the studio this week shooting a Valentine’s Day story with a handful of amazing, creative women, just having the best time when someone exclaimed, “Isn’t Valentine’s Day more fun to celebrate with girls?!”  Okay, that someone was me and yes, I love celebrating with Aaron, too, but there is something so fun and over-the-top girly about this holiday that it just kind of feels made for living it up with your best gals!  To that end, we have a whole host of fun things planned for …

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Beauty Tutorial // All Natural Products for Every Day

Did you know that 70% of everything applied to your skin will be absorbed into your bloodstream within 28 seconds?! I have this wonderful friend who is always teaching me things like this and blowing my mind.  We are really different in a lot of ways– she’s not on social media, like at all, and, hello, it’s kind of my job.  In that way, though, I think we stretch each other.  She is always introducing me to some new idea or study and turning me on to new things.  We were having coffee around this time last year and she …

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How To Organize Your Jewelry Like A Pro

As a wardrobe stylist, you amass quite a large stock of things.  Things you might expect like clothing, shoes, and accessories.  And other things like the collection of variously colored tape measures that I’m not sure why I own or how I collected so many that they have their own bin.  Either way, it’s super important that it all stays organized so that you can actually use it when you need it and it’s easy to grab and take to shoots.  I’ve always used muslin hangers for organizing belts and mens ties, but just …

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