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Women Getting Shit Done - Tricia from Blithe Bikinis

By the twisting winds of fate, the beautiful soul that is Tricia from Blithe Bikinis was dropped into my lap.  A regular day that started kinda rough was made brighter by her joyful voice. As I perused her website I was immediately charmed.  Her diverse models and beautifully shot product images transported me to paradise.  It was like I could hear the waves lapping at the shore and feel the sun on my face.   Tricia, a vivacious 52 year old woman, is basically the embodiment of who I want to be.  I don't know if I have ever met someone who personifies the term Free Spirit like Tricia does.  The mother of a beautiful 13 year old, Kaia, (who...

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Women Getting Shit Done - Frankie Nash Ouellette

Like most little girls, I was super into my mom.  I'd dress up in her clothes, I'd smell her perfumes and play with her jewelry. Don't get me wrong, I was a total poppy's girl (my dear departed grandfather) but I thought my mom was the coolest gal around. I can remember when my mom would be getting ready for work, and she'd artfully arrange scarves in complicated but beautiful ways and don her signature hoop earrings.  She was so fashionable and was always impeccable.  She would spend hours setting my hair in rollers while we watched "The Cosby Show", "Cheers" and "Night Court".  She was an attentive and loving mother. When I was 9 my family moved from our...

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Feel the gladness of the May

There's nothing quite like a quick change of wardrobe with hundreds of people around.  I always make sure to plan my wardrobe accordingly when I am shooting in public.   I love this look so much: Boho chick meets wood nymph. Excerpt from " Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood" Feel the gladness of the May! What though the radiance which was once so bright Be now for ever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower; We will grieve not, rather find Strength in what remains behind; In the primal sympathy Which having been must ever be; In the soothing thoughts that spring Out...

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Women Getting Shit Done: Sophia Apostol, Certified Professional Life Coach

What was supposed to be a quick chat and interview turned into a three--hour coffee date filled with laughter.  There is just something about Sophia that makes you instant, lifelong, best friends.  Her sparkling eyes and glowing smile immediately pull you in and put you at ease.  I met Sophia moments after a nausea-inducing moment of complete panic.  I had just gotten the chain on my purse stuck between the slats of a bench, and I was completely stuck.  I had visions of missing the No Body Shame Boat Cruise and missing my chance to meet Whitney Way Thore.  I’d just managed to free myself and I was trying to calm myself down when I heard this voice from behind...

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Spied it, Tried it - The June Edition

It's been a while since I did my last product review.  My "To Review" List has gotten a wee bit out of hand.  So with out further adieu... I was lucky enough to receive another tasty box of treats from M2 Brand Management.  I was pretty happy with the goodies from the last box. So I was thrilled to receive this latest one.   First up is this Evening Primrose Revitalizing body wash. Creamy, lightly scented and super gentle on my skin.  This body wash has been a god send a few times over the last for weeks as the shift in seasons has set my skin to angry mode. 4 out of 5 stars   Keeping with the theme,...

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