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The Thousandth Floor, by Katharine McGee

My little sister, Sarah, is back with another book review, and who doesn’t want to curl up with a good book these days? The last book she reviewed, The Woman in Cabin 10, was perfect to kick off our book reviews here on My Manicured Life…

April 1, 2017
Design Lifestyle Scenes From The Week

Scenes From The Week

Last weekend was filled with family time; with my younger sister living just 8 blocks away, we spend a lot of time together.  My older sister lives about 45min out of town, but she had news to share with us this past weekend and…

March 23, 2017
Design Design Tips Lifestyle

Going Au Naturale

If you are following me over on Instagram or have seen my portfolio, you know I don’t shy away from dark woods, metal, or even cement; but that doesn’t mean that’s all I love when it comes to wood tones. Recently, I’ve been pulling more…

March 8, 2017
Design Lifestyle

Galentines Day Styling

This year, Valentines Day lands on a weekday, providing you the perfect opportunity to throw a little gathering on the weekend prior to Vday. Why not throw a “Galentines Day” get-together for the women in your life who encourage you, support you, make you laugh, and…

February 5, 2017
Design Lifestyle

A Valentines Day Treat

Look, it wasn’t that long ago that I was single and hitting the town, going on horrible dates, strangely weird dates, or just simply, not-so-great dates.  You are told to put yourself out there, which you do; if you work for yourself, there is…

January 31, 2017
Lifestyle Scenes From The Week

Scenes From The Week

2017 is underway! Of course, I’m just like you with new goals to reach by the end of the year.  Some I’ll hopefully reach well before then. There are the personal goals — be healthier, drink less wine, spend more time unplugged, etc. —…

January 7, 2017
Design Lifestyle Travel

The Best of 2016

Each year seems to go by faster than the last, but 2016 was one to remember – lots of wonderful memorable moments – though of course there were dips as well. It was such a great year both personally and professionally that I find…

December 31, 2016