ZOOM – Fun Features + Free Backgrounds for Your Daily Calls

You have survived 5 full weeks of working from home and Zoom meetings galore! How are you holding up?! I hope that all is well and you are all staying healthy. If you need a little change or a way to spice up those video conferences, here are a few that could help. Read More

How to Go From Traveling to Arriving // Seattle, WA


I was recently watching a video post by Hilary Rushford and it intrigued me. It was about traveling for work and how you never really feel settled when on the road. You are constantly living out of your suitcase, digging for items and garments every morning & night, and never feeling settled in. Never truly arriving. Read More

6 Tips to Ace Your Next Phone Interview


When you’re applying for a job, most candidates immediately think about the face-to-face interview. If you are already at this phase – refer to my previous posting HERE for tips on interview success.

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Where to Apply Perfume to Last


Growing up, I used to watch my mother apply her perfume, but only for special occasions. She would take out one of her fabulous glass bottles and spray a little on her neck and on her wrist before leaving. I would watch in awe as she put the bottle back on her vanity until the next time she’d use it.  Read More

Spotlight | Ann Shoket


Happy Spring! I have missed you all. I decided at my one year blogaversary to take some time and reflect about not just the blog, but about my personal life and work life as well. This is the perfect time of year when a fresh perspective does a body good as we wait for the sunshine and the for the flowers to bloom.  Read More

Tips for Getting Started in the AM


Mornings at work can be difficult, especially those awful Mondays (like today). When you are experiencing a slow start – here are a few things that you can do to help you kick-start your work week and stay on top of your priorities. Read More

Beauty | When + How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

How many people have actually thought about how often they should clean their makeup brushes? Does it really matter? Maybe you don’t use it that often so why bother, right?

Actually, it does matter. When you use your brushes, bits of oil, dirt, makeup, concealer, foundation, etc. gets trapped in the bristles of the brush. So whether you use your brushes daily or every so often, not cleaning your them can lead to breakouts and clogged pores.

Don’t believe me? Try my favorite test. Read More