How Are You Filling Your Love Basket?

Every year I am baffled by the cynicism surrounding Valentine’s Day. So maybe the card companies and chocolate manufacturers are doing well this time of year, but really, so what? I have always adored Valentine’s Day, not necessarily for its romantic inclination, but because it celebrates love. And from where I sit, that means all kinds of love. Anyone can have an abundance of love in their life if they open themselves up to the possibilities of where it can be found. Read More

‘Tis the Season for My Favorite Hostess Gifts

The cocktail parties, holiday dinners and family get-togethers are in full swing and I can’t let you show up empty-handed. A gracious guest always presents their host with a little something special. From grand gestures to “just a thought,” I’ve got you covered with a few of my favorites this year. Read More

How to Focus & Get Shit Done in the Midst of Personal Chaos (P.S. You’re Going to Survive)

When your personal life feels like hell, when you’re going through a break-up or divorce, grieving a death, dealing with a challenging family relationship or enduring any kind of high-stress situation, it can be so hard to handle even the most basic business tasks. Normal things like answering emails or replying to a voicemail suddenly feel overwhelming. You look at your desk with bleary, teary eyes and everything feels like too much. But you are strong and capable and you will survive this, whatever you’re going through. You will. From one woman to another, here’s my advice on how to keep running your business and get work done, even when your personal life feels completely bonkers. Read More