‘The It Girls’ Lived Life on Their Own Terms [REVIEW]

Elinor Glyn and Lady Lucile Duff-Gordon

They may have started out poor, but the Sutherland sisters knew they were something special. (Left: Elinor Glyn; Right: Lady Lucile Duff-Gordon, Photo by Arnold Genthe)

Long before Joan and Jackie Collins became two of Britain’s most celebrated sisters, another amazing sibling duo set the world on fire, making headlines as they boldly broke the rules and lived life on their own terms. Discover their incredible true story in Karen Harper’s new novel, The It Girls.  Read more of this post

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Maureen Chiquet’s ‘Beyond The Label’ Helps Us See Ourselves In A Different Light [REVIEW]

Maureen Chiquet at the New York Stock Exchange

Maureen Chiquet wields the hammer at the New York Stock Exchange. (Photo courtesy Maureen Chiquet, Facebook)

There’s an old Bob Dylan song called, “Gotta Serve Somebody.” In it, he sings about all the different labels people wear in society, from ambassadors and socialites to state troopers and entertainment moguls. But do the labels we acquire accurately depict who we are? And more importantly, do we allow these labels to define us? These are two of the questions Maureen Chiquet answers in her new book, Beyond the Label.  Read more of this post

Make Your Child Pretty As A Princess With Kid Safe Nail Polish

First manicure

Make your child’s first manicure a safe one with edible nail polish. (Photo by Pauline Rosenberg, Flickr)

Little girls love to play dress up, and that oftentimes includes putting on mommy’s nail polish. Now you can indulge your child’s fashion sense by providing a safe alternative to chemical-based products they may be too young to wear. Read more of this post

Sherryl Woods’ ‘Willow Brook Road’ Reminds Us To Claim The Life We Want [REVIEW]

Willow Tree

Spontaneous Carrie Winters must learn what to do when her life comes to a screeching halt. (Photo by Tom Bream, Flickr)

With Willow Brook Road, Sherryl Woods tells a delightfully layered story about what it takes to change directions and keep move forward after life takes an unexpected turn. Read more of this post

Nigel Barker Is More Than Just A Great Photographer [VIDEO]

Nigel Barker

Nigel Barker

Working in the media, I get the opportunity to introduce my audience to people that are worth knowing. Today, I got the chance to chat with fashion photographer Nigel Barker, who is currently promoting his new book, Models of Influence. Read more of this post