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The Easter Bunny: Optional Occupations

Anne Middleton
March 19th, 2015

Let’s take a peek into the life of the Easter Bunny. Should he (or she) become weary of delivering Easter Baskets every year, there are a multitude of job options this for this beloved animal to consider. After all, this famous, long-eared hare remains unemployed 364 days a year.  Why not earn some extra cash? 1. A viable option for this delightful holiday cottontail seems pretty obvious.  She would be the perfect instructor for teaching the Bunny Hop at weddings, sweet 16 parties, reunions, resorts and all types of festivals.  We are pretty sure she has memorized all the steps to this popular dance. 2.

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Tips For Finding Your New Apartment

Anne Middleton
March 18th, 2015

Since becoming a full-fledged adult (or at least playing one on the Internet) I’ve been a homeowner, a renter and a landlord.  Basically, I’ve been scattered all over the real estate map. Currently, the calendar is marching towards the expiration date on my lease, but I’m not feeling keen on renewing. So, I’m on the prowl for a new space. I’ve weighed the whole buying versus renting debate, but I think I’m going to stick with renting for the immediate future. In my experience, looking at apartment, condos and rental homes is a vastly different experience than examining a home that’s for sale.

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The Most Memorable Cars From The Silver Screen

Anne Middleton
March 18th, 2015

Americans love our cars.  Nowhere is this love affair more evident than in Hollywood.  On the big screen, automobiles are often characters in their own right and just as important to the plot as the actors. From super hero worthy sports cars to tatters family station wagons these are the most famous cars to come out of Hollywood, so buckle up and let’s take a road trip down memory lane. The Oldsmobile Truck from The Beverly Hillbillies:  Whether you saw the black and white television show or the newer movie, who can forget the topless trunk that the Beverly Hillbillies drove from the Ozarks to Hollywood.

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Making the Most of Your Mobile Workspace

Anne Middleton
March 17th, 2015

Whether you are a freelancer trying to squeeze in client phone calls and emails while waiting for the kids to get out of soccer practice or an employee with a job that send you scurrying between job sites, most of us are working out of our cars more than we would like to admit. Without a cubicle to call home, being productive on the go requires the right set of tools and skills. After all, the goal is to make clients think you are a polished professional, not a lunatic balancing your laptop on the passenger seat of your Prius.

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11 Shoes Every Fashionista Needs

Anne Middleton
March 16th, 2015

Whether you buy a pair for every new outfit, or you just love the thrill of shoe shopping, it’s not hard to amass a footwear collection that would make Carrie Bradshaw green with envy. But, devoting the majority of your clothing budget to sky high heels and pumps in every hue can leave with a crowed closet and nothing to wear with your daily outfits. There’s no need for your closet to look like a Zappos warehouse. Every fashionable lady can complete her shoe collection with just 11 pairs.  Black Pumps Like an LBD for your feet, black pumps are the go-to choice that will pair perfectly with your entire wardrobe.

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Prom Dress Shopping Tips

Anne Middleton
March 16th, 2015

Once spring break is over it always feels like someone presses the fast-forward button on the school year, sending high school students and parents screeching towards summer vacation. But before we all get embroiled in final exams and graduation ceremonies, there’s one more big moment awaiting our teens.  Prom. The annual formal fete may be one of the most memorable occasions of the high school years, but it also takes weeks of planning, especially for young ladies who need to shop for that every special dress. As for moms, we are just there for the ride, and our bank account.

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Easter Surprise!

Anne Middleton
March 13th, 2015
Anne Middleton on March 13th, 2015

It was almost exactly a year ago that the most disgusting odor known to mankind emanated from your downstairs fireplace. The aroma was so repulsive, that you and your family became nauseated just walking up from the basement to the living room. It seemed like an eternity until you were able to add up the clues and discover the culprit of this repelling stench. And when you did unearth the cause of the repugnant stink, you were utterly embarrassed. The Background
From the time when your three kids were no bigger than knee-high, the traditional Easter party has been held at your humble abode.

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Beyond The Gown: What To Wear For Your Wedding

Anne Middleton
March 12th, 2015

As the calendar marches toward your nuptials, the only garment you really care about is your wedding dress. You could show up at the office in your yoga pants and sports bra for all you care; the entire fashion center of your brain is flooded with thoughts of ball gowns, mermaid silhouettes, Chantilly lace, tulle and sweetheart necklines. But, you can’t get through your wedding, and all the events that surround it, with just a white (or maybe ivory?  Cream?) gown. So forget about the great charmeuse versus dupioni for just a minute and lets go shopping for everything else you will need for your celebration.

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Work From Home Chic

Anne Middleton
March 12th, 2015

Recently, I started working from home.  I went into the new adventure picturing myself commuting the 50 feet from my bedroom to my home office still in my pajamas and slippers with a cup of coffee in hand. After years of getting gussied up in pencil skirts, blazers and pumps every day, advancing my career without the fancy wardrobe seemed like heaven. But I quickly learned a very important lesson; nothing productive happens in a bathrobe. While I was still ecstatic to send my mountain of business wear to Goodwill, I have a new dress code that maximizes productivity while keeping comfort in mind.

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Coachella Survival Guide: Vehicle Edition

Anne Middleton
March 10th, 2015

The impending pounding of The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is about to erupt.  This extraordinary 2 weekend sight and sound sensation, known as “Coachella,” explodes every April at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, just outside of Palm Springs, CA and features a plethora of musical genres.  What started as a two day affair back in 1999 has blossomed into one of the most prodigious festivals in the United States.  Last year 579,000 people were in attendance and the event reaped $78.3 million.  The general admission tickets for this year sold out in a mere 20 minutes.

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