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Summer Clothes: Six Easy Ideas To Update Your Wardrobe

Beauty and Fashion
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If you follow me on social media you know that I’ve been on a cleanout binge lately. It was looking a little dicey at first but don’t worry. I survived the Great Office Cleanup of 2019 and made it out alive.

Spring cleaning is always on my mind this time of year, and the office isn’t the only room that’s undergone a purge. I’ve done a major clean-out on my closet too. Good thing because I’d almost forgotten what color the carpet was in there. (I’m kidding. Mostly.)

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Spring Fashion 2019: Dressing Fierce For Warmer Weather

Beauty and Fashion
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I’m done talking about winter.

Ok, maybe I can’t promise I’ll be done forever, but I’m done for right now. The storm is still going on in Bend, OR and my friends and family are stuck. But, I made it out to Puyallup, WA a couple of days ago in anticipation of the Sewing and Stitching Expo and I’ve seen the light.

Literally. I saw the sun again. The sun!

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How to Change Up Your Winter Exercise Plan (And Stay Warm!)

Health and Fitness
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What’s the weather like where you are?

Here in Central Oregon, we’re in the middle of a cycle of snow, rain, ice, repeat. Yuck.

I imagine it’s about the same where you are. Unless you’re reading this on a beach in Brazil  (I hope so! Send me a postcard if you are!) then you’re probably dealing with something pretty similar when you open your door.

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Workout Clothes for Women after Fifty: Sweating Fierce

Beauty and Fashion
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We’re going to talk about workout clothes today. Why?

Well, if someone hasn’t already told you, I’m the friend who is here to say it. Your husband’s old college t-shirts just aren’t cutting it anymore.

Workout clothes have changed so much since we were kids. Back then, heavy, suffocating polyester was the height of chic.  “Athletics”, and the gear that went with it, was for people who played a specific sport. There wasn’t an entire industry devoted to making clothes just for working out.

We put a man on the moon and deregulated the telephone industry. Then finally we learned how to make a supportive and comfortable sports bra. Which is to say, the innovation took time. But now that it’s here, let’s take advantage of it!

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