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10 Ways to "Lighten Your Load" This Winter

10 Ways to "Lighten Your Load" This Winter
We can all feel weighed down and cooped-up, especially during the winter months. The weather can be so frigid that we don’t go outside for days until absolutely necessary. We might feel burdened by all the extra “stuff” that was accumulated during the holidays. We’re frustrated at the constant clutter that resides on the kitchen table. Or, we pretend we don’t see the up-to-my-knees pile of clothing (clean? dirty?) that sit in the corner of our bedroom. These bothersome factors can create anxiety and change our overall mood. The good news is that you can change that! Below are 10 helpful ways to “lighten your load” this winter: Feeling burned out? Life weighing you down? Relax, and just say "no" to stress. 10 Ways to Lighten Your Load This…

 

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Celebrate Chocolate Cake Day

Celebrate Chocolate Cake Day
Raise your hand if you LOVE chocolate!! Now raise both hands if you love chocolate cake! I heart ALL things chocolate and what a better way to celebrate the oh-so-yummy dessert with Chocolate Cake Day? You heard that right, today is Chocolate Cake Day and I’m totally celebrating it. Today’s the day you don’t need a special occasion as an excuse to have a decadent and luscious piece of chocolate cake, you just simply CAN. Here’s a little tidbit on the history of chocolate cake: “Chocolate cake has been with us just over 150 years, having first come on the scene in 1764, when it was discovered that grinding cocoa beans between heavy stones produced cocoa powder, which could then become chocolate. 60 years would pass before Conrad Van Houten discovered a…

 

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Model Off Duty: Meet Paola

Model Off Duty: Meet Paola
You’ve seen her face everywhere and love her in our Vanity clothes, now get a behind the scenes peek into who Paola is and get to know her better. Q&A Who is your style icon? I don’t really have any celebrity style icons, but I am constantly looking at two of my favorite fashion bloggers for fashion inspo. Maddie Greer (berouged.com, @maddiegreer) and Katie Torwalt (My Traveling Closet, @mytravelingcloset) are both my favorites right now and their style is to die for! What current trend are you loving right now? I am absolutely obsessing over everything embroidered right now! I also am in love with turtlenecks and slip dresses! What is your go-to outfit? My go-to outfit is probably either high waisted jeans, a graphic tee and loose cardigan, or black jeans with an…

 

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