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The Top 10 Parents You’ll Meet At School Drop-Off

August 9, 2018

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As adults, we typically get to choose who we are around.  We pick our friends, we pick our jobs and we surround ourselves with people we are for the most part, similar to.  Then we have kids who are ready for school and then somehow wind up right back where we started. Each morning as I walk my kids into school I can’t help but notice commonality between certain shared traits that unite even the most different parent personalities.  Here’s a slightly sarcastic taken on who’s who on the drop-off scene at elementary school.

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The First Thing You Do When You Walk Into Target Matters

February 7, 2018
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Image Source: Inspired by a True Story Photography via Pop Sugar Moms

The way I aimlessly wander through the aisles of Target is a lot like how I spend my least gratifying days of motherhood. For better or for worse, I lose sight of my purpose and by afternoon settle on just doing better tomorrow.  Maybe there is a list but there is no plan and I already know that I’ll be in a battle with myself for presence.

As I set my purse in my cart and walk through the doors, I am resolved.  I’m just going to fill my cart with what I need.  I’m not going to be distracted.

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Authenticate Louis Vuitton- The 7 Most Common Mistakes People Make When Trying to Spot a Fake Louis Vuitton Online

September 4, 2017

Today I authenticated 3 Louis Vuitton Speedies for customers. All three of them were fake and my customers had no clue.  Rather than get an authenticate Louis Vuitton before they bid, they bought the bags (for hundreds of dollars each) and then luckily decided to reach out to me during their 48 hour return window.  7-most-common-mistakes-people-make-when-trying-to-spot-a-fake-louis-vuitton-online

While I was quickly able to determine their bags were without a doubt fake, the customers were shocked, angry, relieved – you name it. I can’t blame them though; How would you feel if you were holding a fake bag you just paid $500 for?

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How to Have Success “Renting” Subscription Clothes – An Honest Le Tote Review

January 12, 2017

This post regarding Le Tote reviews was recently updated on 5/3/2018 to reflect updating pricing and options offered by Le Tote.

An Honest Le Tote Review

Last year I tried Le Tote for the first time. I went through my first month wasn’t into it and canceled right away.  Over the next year, I kept thinking about  Le Tote and wondered if I had written them off too soon.  Finally, as the holiday season snuck up I realized I had plans to travel November and December and that my San Diego wardrobe wouldn’t cut I decided to try Le Tote again. If you want to get a walkthrough of both the good and the bad with Le Tote, follow along as I detail my 3-month subscription and exactly what I got.

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An Open Apology to my Golden Retriever

July 27, 2016

 

an open apology to my dog after having kids

When reading this, you first have to understand I’m not a particularly emotional person.  I can probably count on one hand the times I have cried in the last decade.  Despite my aversion to emotions, today in the company of veterinarian, I had a total meltdown.  4 years of the stress of motherhood, keeping it together and keeping my life on course came to a head and I turned into a sobbing mess of inadequacy, guilt and fear of failure.

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