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The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Healthy Seasonal Eating

If you pay attention to labels in the produce section like you do at Neiman’s Last Call, you’ve probably noticed that “Local”, “Seasonal”, and “Sustainable” have joined “Certified Organic” in the Necessity echelon of our Nutrition Scrutiny pyramid. And if you take the time to analyze the origins of your food, I’m guessing you might also agree that purebred fruits and veggies are worth the pinch in the pocket. So, having squared away that we are on the same page about your grocery shopping habits, here are a few savvy …

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The Savvy Girl’s Guide…

“Breaking bread is the oldest and best way to build relationships”, according to professional etiquette expert, Patricia Rossi. Have you flipped through her book, Everyday Etiquette: How to Navigate 101 Common and Uncommon Social Situations? If not, my dear, you are sorely missing out! This purse-worthy guide is something you should consider keeping within arms reach at all times. Seriously. The tip topics run the gamut from proper correspondence cards (thank you’s, RSVP’s, sympathy notes) to “Petiquette” (yep, etiquette at the …

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Bethenny Appearances

Happy Labor Day weekend everyone!  Anyone have big plans?  Aaron has been traveling all week for the show, so I think we are going to do more of a staycation.  We have nothing but dinner reservations, hikes, and a lot of rest and relaxation on the agenda for the next three days.  With summer’s official end in sight, I thought I would share with you guys two highlights from my summer: On-air style segments that I did for Bethenny Frankel’s new TV show, Bethenny.  It was such a great experience and so much fun getting to work …

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The Savvy Girl’s Guide

Anyone going away for the three day weekend?  Labor Day weekend is just around the corner.  If you’ve got a ticket to ride and a bag to pack, here are a few things to keep in mind: 5. Avoid Unnecessary Wrinkling: Stack Heavy to Light No matter where you’re going, you don’t want to be a crumpled mess; so to avoid smashing your lovely clothes, pop the heavy items you’re lugging into the bottom of your suitcase. Always use shoe bags, like these from Tumi, to protect your garments from the soles. And essentially, work your way up in …

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