Katie Delahanty ~ Fashion Designer/Blogger Turned Novelist

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Author Katie Delahanty never knew she was a writer. Her childhood obsessions centered on old movies, costumes, fashion, playing dress up, and books. Lots of books. On her quest to play make believe for a living she decided she wanted to be a fashion designer and after satisfying her practical parents by graduating from UCLA with a BA in Communication Studies she went on to … [Read more...]

Women Can Have it All — Except Sex!

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In Laurie Penny's piece for Salon, she made the following statement that really hit home for me: "The women of my generation were told that we could ‘have it all’, as long as ‘it all’ was marriage, babies and a career in finance, a cupboard full of beautiful shoes and terminal exhaustion – and even that is only an option if we’re rich, white, straight and well behaved. These … [Read more...]

How to Clean Makeup Brushes

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Makeup brushes are a great way to achieve a flawless look fast, but did you know there could be bacteria lurking in them? Cleaning your makeup brushes often is important, as it will keep them clean and lessen your risk of infection or skin irritation. Cleaning your brushes is a cinch; just take a look below at some helpful tips on how to clean makeup brushes easily and … [Read more...]

How to Host a Family Clothing Swap

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Are you finding your closets and dressers overrun with clothing you don’t wear anymore? Then why not organize a family clothing swap? Organizing a family clothing swap is simple, and the end result is clothing that is new to you and a lot less clutter of items you don't use. Take a look below at some helpful tips on how to host a family clothing swap in your own home, which is … [Read more...]

7 Valentine’s Day Date Ideas for $25 or Less

7 Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Are you starting to plan your Valentine’s Day date ideas? If so, you might be wondering how to plan your date on a dime. Take a look below at these 7 Valentine’s Day date ideas for $25 or less, perfect for allowing you to enjoy a good time on a dime! Here is how you can get started planning your own Valentine’s Day festivities for less. 1. Have a themed meal at home. You … [Read more...]

National Wear Red Day

National Wear Red Day

Celebrate National Wear Red Day with Go Red For Women on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 to help save women’s lives. Heart disease is not just a man’s disease. Each year, 1 in 3 women die of heart disease and stroke. We can change that because 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. FACTS ABOUT CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES Cardiovascular … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Save Money on High End Clothing

7 Ways to Save Money on High End Clothing

Do you love name brand clothing, but are on a shoestring budget? If so, take a peek below at 7 ways to save money on high end clothing. You can still look great and wear the brands you love for less when you give these simple tips a try. Here is how you can get started saving money on high end clothing. 1. Try high end consignment shops. Yes the items will be gently used, … [Read more...]

8 Thrifty Beauty Products Every Woman Needs

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Beauty can come at a cost. Make up, hair products, skincare, and other beauty products can all add up. But the good news is, there are some beauty staples that cost just pennies! Take a look below at 8 thrifty beauty products every woman needs. You will find that these products can be quite beneficial to your regimen while keeping cash in your pocket at the same time! Here is … [Read more...]

How to Become a Vegetarian

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You want to stop eating meat, improve your health, and feel better about the food you're putting in your body? Maybe you want to cut back on eating meat, or maybe you want to go full-on vegan. Whatever the case may be, these tips for going vegetarian will help! Find your reason. Whether it's compassion for animals, your desire to improve your overall health, or something … [Read more...]

Five of the Hottest International Travel Destinations for 2015

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Every year there are a few destinations that a few of your travel savvy friends seem to visit before everyone else is talking about adding the destination to their bucket list. There are a lot of different things that work together to make international destinations the hottest place to travel, including economic boosts, development, international recognition and popular … [Read more...]