Tag Archive for Towanda Long

Coming in October!

One of the things I have started doing to help me post entries regularly is create a schedule. This came out of my participation with the SITS Girls 31 Days to a Better Blog Challenge, and I must say it has been very helpful. October’s schedule is almost complete and I am so excited! I…

Update Your Summer Wardrobe Now

If you find shopping off-season daunting, try my Top 5 Rules for buying clothes a year ahead and garnering your favorite designers marked down 40-80% off retail. Look for staples. Every summer wardrobe needs crisp white shirts, light-colored slacks and fabulous sandals. The key to buying these pieces is to stick with classic cuts. Buttoned…

Zhuniverse Rocked!

Last weekend Princess #1 came home from school asking for a Zhu Zhu pet. This was huge for a couple of reasons. First, my 4 year old is a true girly girl and rarely requests anything that is not shiny, sparkling or princess-y. Secondly, it’s not often that the stars align so well for me…

Restroom Etiquette For The Office

If you share a public restroom at work, school or anywhere else for that matter, please read. And if you have colleagues or classmates that struggle with restroom manners, please share. It’s for the public good and it can make everyone’s life away from home a little more pleasant. Stall selection is key. If you…

The Best Self Help Advice Ever

You already know what to do. Now is the time to do it. Stop reading the same tips over and over. Stop looking for a quick answer to give you the motivation and discipline you need. The answer is the same. The only way to get to where you want to be is to start…

Are You Ready For Sunday?

Work Life Balance Tip Yes, I know it’s Monday. And I know many people have “a case of the Mondays” every week. But I think a great Sunday can help you not dread Monday. You may even find yourself refreshed, rejuvenated and looking forward to it (YES, it’s possible…). So, if you’re game, here are a few…