The Number One Essential Item You Need In Your Closet

When I went to college one of the general education requirements for graduation was to complete Basic Oral Communication 101, aka a Public Speaking class.  I had spent most of my teen years doing anything and everything I could to avoid having any kind of attention on myself, so needless speaking in front of a room fullContinue reading “The Number One Essential Item You Need In Your Closet”

Less is More

I really wanted to avoid writing the cliché of “It’s a new year! Time to shed all of your stuff!” type post just because I feel like you have heard it all before. But then fate stepped in and I was forced to do a purge of a different kind. The Thursday before Christmas IContinue reading “Less is More”

Shopping like a boss

Holiday shopping requires a different kind of finesse to navigate the sea of stores, sales and crowds. This is where the women are separated from the wimps, the pros from the amateurs,  it’s the big time. You need to have a plan. Get in, get it and get out. Here are some techniques to helpContinue reading “Shopping like a boss”

Why do I blog?

When I officially “launched” my business, it seemed, according to statistical research, the only way to put yourself out there is through social media. I didn’t even think of social media as a noun until the last year or so. So here’s the quick scoop. Years and years and years ago I graduated from collegeContinue reading “Why do I blog?”

These Boots Were Made For Walking – Ashley’s top picks from Ashley Austin Boutique

Go grab a coffee. Or a cocktail. This post is about shoes and there is no way it is going to be short. Go ahead. I’ll wait. Imagine you are having the perfect dream. It’s about shoes, tons of shoes. And they are displayed like works of art in a museum. And all of yourContinue reading “These Boots Were Made For Walking – Ashley’s top picks from Ashley Austin Boutique”

Meet your new BFFs…

This weeks post is one big *INSIDER TIP…… SHOP THE HARDWARE STORE.  Whether it is your locally owned hardware store or one of the big gigantic retailers they have some of the best tools for getting your closet whipped into shape for the upcoming fall season. Here are some of my favs. 3M COMMAND HOOKSContinue reading “Meet your new BFFs…”

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