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Marissa is a public relations professional by day and jewelry designer and entrepreneur by night. She has an affinity for creativity and inspiring style and loves writing, reading and being in the sun.

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Call It A Comeback: Jean Shorts

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The Best Jean Shorts for Summer 2014 Seems like jean shorts are making a comeback in a big way this summer, popping up on celebs and in blogs and magazines. I’m seeing them in “real life” too, from concert-goers to ladies out on the town. I have always shied away from cut-offs, for reasons unknown. …

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Summer Swimsuit Trends

With Memorial Day weekend past us, summertime is officially here. And as the sun, sand and sangria beckon, there is one last task standing in our way: bathing suit shopping. Though it is often a dreaded activity, going in armed with knowledge of the latest swimsuit trends should make it a little bit easier. There …

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Five Spring Fashion Trends to Buy Right Now

Get these spring fashion trends while you can! For the 99% of the country subjected to a record cold and snowy winter, the first signs of spring are a welcome sight. Time to ditch down jackets, boots and sweaters in favor of some brighter and lighter pieces. Usher in the warmer weather and longer days …

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Making Healthy Resolutions; and Sticking to Them!

4 Tips to Help Your Resolutions Last All Year Long Another holiday season is behind us and everyone is looking forward to starting 2014 on the right foot. There’s always lots of talk of resolutions as we step into the New Year. Plans to lose weight, get organized, get more sleep, and spend more quality …

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Holiday Health Tips – Surviving the Holidays: Office Edition

Five Tips to Avoid Overindulging on Holiday Treats The holidays are a time for giving and gathering with family and friends to reflect on the last year. It’s also the time when Joan from accounting decides to stock the office kitchen with fudge, cookies, chocolates and a whole variety of sweets and treats. We all …

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Comfort Food Re-do: Lighter Versions of the Classics

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Fall is all about comfort food. As the temperature continues to drop (and drop and drop…summer, come back!), everyone is craving heavier meals, sweet treats and sweats on the couch. Just because you’re watching your waistline doesn’t mean you’re stuck with carrot sticks and water while every else enjoys fall’s finest. Here are some of …

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