How to Make Holiday Travel Less Stressful

The holidays are suddenly upon us, which means lots of fun with friends and family, but often also means traveling at the busiest travel time of the year!  If you’re going to be hitting the road for Thanksgiving or the winter holidays, check out this advice on how to make it less hectic: Send things…
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The Most Flattering Outfit

Every woman’s body is unique, so a dress that looks drop-dead on your friend could make you feel like a shapeless blob, and vice versa. But that caveat aside, there are a few pieces that are pretty much universally flattering, and they’re the ones I always reach for when I’m not quite sure what to…
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How to Make Gratitude a Habit

Soon after the calendar flips to November I start mentally planning a Thanksgiving menu (yum!) and anticipating the joy of the holidays. The days and weeks leading up to Thanksgiving are a great time to focus on being grateful for our blessings. And gratitude isn’t just a feel-good sentiment—there is evidence that feeling grateful is…
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Perfect Party Ice Breakers

When hosting a party with a mix of people (which all the best parties have—see my tips on putting together a guest list) it’s fun to have an activity of some kind to break the ice and get people mingling. Here are three can’t-fail ideas: Detective game: At the beginning of the gathering, hand everybody…
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