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    In 5 Steps, How To Make A Wedding Budget

    Weddings at first bring to mind positive images of brides, grooms, cake and champagne. Those festive thoughts turn cold when you begin to calculate for your wedding budget. Here are 5 steps to make a wedding budget less painful. See How Much Money You Have This is the most important step of course and the amount of money will in many ways control what kind of wedding you can have. Your money sources will be: Savings between you and your fiance Extra money that you can get from working extra hours, cutting expenses, etc. Money from family. Just note that no one is required to pay for your wedding. It…

  • Attending The New York Auto Show While Female
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    Attending The New York Auto Show While Woman

    I have been in love with cars since I was a baby, I remember being excited to just play with the steering wheel. I would later attend car shows regularly and I try to go every year. Many of my friends would ask me if the New York Auto Show is for women to attend too. It can’t really be that different than a man’s experience or can it? The Environment Is Super Intimidating The New York International Auto Show is held at the Jacob Javitz convention center in Manhattan. It is a large structure right off the Hudson River that dominates blocks of real estate in terms of square…

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    Spring Easter Outfit Ideas To Wear Now

    Spring is here. Easter is coming. Whether you celebrate it or not there’s Easter clothes you want wear now and probably until the weather gets cold again. Try these colors, textures and layers this spring and beyond to be on point with the latest trends. Yellow Yellow Yellow is on trend this spring and I personally see it extending past the summer. Add simple touches like a yellow sweater, yellow accessories or footwear. If you want a bolder look try a head to toe or color-block outfit like the one below. The Classic Pastels If you don’t want to get into the yellow trend you can keep to the standard…

  • Becoming Michelle Obama Is It Worth A Read
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    Michelle Obama “Becoming”, is it worth a read?

    Becoming is a biography authored by former First Lady Michelle Obama. This book release was highly anticipated. I was among the first in line to buy a copy at my local Barnes and Nobel bookstore. Becoming is a solid read, although not what I expected. Read on for my very honest book review of Becoming. The first part of the book is simply named “Becoming Me”.  In this section we get Michelle’s honest telling of her childhood to womanhood years.  Unlike others who just wanted to read Becoming to see how she snagged Barack. I actually wanted to read her backstory to get to know why Michelle Obama is so…

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    The Main Wedding Planning Checklist

    Wedding bells are in the air lately or is it something in the water? Whether you or someone else are now part of the wedding craze, being prepared is everything. Read on to learn how to formulate your main checklist to get your wedding planning going. The wedding checklist is prioritized and should be followed step by step. Keep in mind each main task may give you smaller steps, so don’t worry. I also recommend you find a reliable place to write your wedding checklist. 1.Decide How Much You’re Willing To Spend Many don’t realize it, but weddings are expensive. The mere mention of the word “wedding” to a vendor…

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    How To Pick A Wedding Venue

    First, a wedding is a beautiful thing but picking a wedding venue can be a crazy experience. Do you pick something modern or classic? Do you want a wild party or something simple? Read on for tips on how to pick a wedding venue. Believe me, I learned how to pick a wedding venue after a bit of research, and trying things out. Wedding planning isn’t easy but it is something I have come to master after doing it myself. After a ton of trial and error, I learned how to pick a wedding venue. We not only managed to find a place that met my Fiance and I requirements,…

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    Single For Valentine’s Day? Here’s How To Win.

    Valentine’s Day is upon us and there is no stopping it. Certain holidays are stressful, but there is something about Valentine’s Day that makes you feel inhuman for being alone that day. Are you single for Valentine’s Day? Here’s how to win. Find Comfort Amongst Friends If you are a single lady then a Galentine could be perfect for you. A Galentine is just one(or a few) of your close girlfriends who you go out with on that day. It’s practically like a regular get togehter or brunch, but gives you companionship and support on an emotionally challengening day. Guys, you can do the same with your bros. Grab your…

  • What To Get A Guy For Valentines
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    What To Get A Guy For Valentines

    Valentine’s Day is approaching fast and you may wonder about the right gift. In my experience, shopping for a guy can get complicated. Valentine’s Day gift shopping for him is even harder because they may not want all the romantic stuff. Scroll in each section to see my recommendations on what to get a guy for Valentine’s day. February is usually cold for many regions so you may want to get him something to keep warm. Taking into account his style, get him a jacket to keep warm or knitted accessories. Splurge and get him a full look, knitted accessories and a jacket. If you want to keep it simple,…

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    Poshmark Facebook Popup Store

    We can now shop the Poshmark Facebook popup store inside Macy’s. Poshmark has partnered its seller community with Facebook to showcase select brands at Macy’s. Poshmark will be hosting in-store events where you can get to know fellow Poshmark sellers, stylists and do some shopping. This week I stopped in to The Market @ Macy’s to see how a partnership like this could work. Macy’s Herald Square is one of my favorite shopping destinations in NYC, but I hadn’t visited in a while. I am also active on Poshmark to sell my fashion items. Poshmark is also how I interact with other fashionistas. I entered The Market At Macy’s and…

  • 7 Reasons Why I Hate Wedding Planning
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    7 Reasons Why I Hate Wedding Planning

    It was the night of Valentine’s Day when my life was on the road to change. At my surprise, my fiancé got down on one knee in the middle of dinner and proposed to me. I said “yes” but never expected that I would slowly come to hate wedding planning. I love my fiancé and the engagement journey, but as the excitement wears off I think I want to get off this wedding planning roller coaster. Here are the things currently pissing me off in regards to planning this wedding: Hes not interested. The average man isn’t into weddings for several reasons. Societal rules don’t have men looking forward to…