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How To: Incorporate Your Workout at Work

Image: livingbetter.org So busy, busy, busy…you’re spread so thin and at the same time you have to stay fit.  On some days, it’s easier than others, but on other days it’s next to impossible.  What is a girl to do? …

How To: Choose Your Pot

It’s about that time of year to begin thinking about those delightful potted plants to pepper a little sunshine inside and outside your home.  If you’re like me, I’m still quite new to this whole gardening thing.  My solution: Potted…

How To: Back-Up Your Files

I’m not a techie, but my life does depend on Microsoft Word, Excel, and of course the internet—I would be paralyzed without them.  My sister-in-law once said how amazing it is that one technological device practically houses our entire life,…

How To: Italianize for the Season

 In the denouement of Milan Fashion week, some very dolche vita styles have immerged.  They exude unpredictability, molto elegante, and will cause you to rework your own personal style for that European touch. There is a “Mad Men” inspiration that…

How To: Winterize Your Car

I can’t tell you how many people have told me, “Oh, well this weather just isn’t normal for around here.”  I’m not buying it anymore, last year was the same deal and y’all said the same thing.  You get a…

How To: Turn Your Kitchen into a Show Kitchen

The other night, our really good friends came over for some heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks. It was an evening that we have been planning for a few weeks now. But, just as most people are around this time of year, we…

How To: Narrow Down On a Christmas Decor Theme

  After sending out my eVites for my upcoming holiday party I began to think about what my décor theme will be for this year.  Last Christmas I went au naturel using drift wood, making twine balls, and using burlap…

How To: Stay Safe Using Scary Movie Basics

Last night my husband and I indulged in a selection of horror movies in the spirit of All Hallows Eve.  We enjoy a good scary flick every now and then to suffice our need to jump at a stupidly predictable…

The 'How To' Girl

The question, “So, tell me about yourself,” has always been quite daunting for me.  Where do I begin? I would always say to myself.  I guess you can say that my life is made up of a whole bunch of…