Your home: the best company to work for

This post was first published on June 12, 2008. Do you love your job? No, I mean, really love it? Or are you just doing it because someone has to stay home with the kiddos, and well, the laundry isn’t going to fold itself? Many of us have “bonus” jobs – we work from home (read more…)

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10 tips for looking your best

Photo by Lisa Whitney Tim Gunn, one of the most reputable voices in the fashion industry, has a list of ten essential items every woman must have in her wardrobe.  They are: a basic black dress a trench coat classic dress pants a skirt a blazer a classic white shirt a day dress a cashmere (read more…)

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Q&A Tuesday: How do you handle well-meaning gift givers?

Today’s Q&A comes from all of you.  Enough of you have asked this question, mostly via email, that I thought I’d throw it out for all of us to discuss as a group.  And since I don’t really have a brilliant solution, I’d love to hear what you all have to say. The question today: (read more…)

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Learn about investing so that you can teach your kids

The following is a guest article from Mike of ABCs of Investing. Every parent wants to do the best they can for their children – to provide a good home and a loving atmosphere, to give them the best possible opportunities in life.  Teaching life skills is one of the most important ways we parent. (read more…)

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Link love :: the It’s Beginning to Feel A Lot Like Christmas… edition

Christmas in Austin – my home town, and one of the best cities in the world. Photo by Steve Wampler I hope you’re planning on enjoying the first full weekend of December!  Where I am, it feels like winter for the first time, we have dear friends in from out of town, and there’s plenty (read more…)

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