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how to succeed in bidness


Resolutions part deux – Chinese New Year Edition. Sure, I can speak Mandarin, but I can’t speak it without sounding like a four year old toddler who’s still learning how to string sentences together that make sense. I took Spanish for years and it was a breeze, but I have never been able to grasp […]

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when the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie


..that’s amore! The beginning of a work week generally isn’t always happiest. But this morning, I was inspired by Dean Martin’s “That’s Amore” – a classic song about the little things you love. It was a reminder to think of the random joys that bring a smile to your face, especially when the Monday blues […]

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2012 resolutions: eat more dessert, & etc.


Making New Year’s resolutions have never really been my thing. Often, much like everyone else, I would 1) make them, 2) forget about them, and 3) never go back to them – mostly because I could never remember what they were in the first place. It was an endless cycle each year. Recent years, my […]

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guess who’s officially a Mrs…


My tiger mom of a sister is officially Mrs. Michelle Li De Silva! So maid of honor duties certainly sucked the life out of me for a while – it was essentially an unpaid second full time job on top of my already full time (mostly overtime) job. ..Hence, my absence from the interweb world. […]

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baby, it’s (not that) cold outside


Jenina’s most recent Kate Spade purchase reminded me… it’s that time for my seasonal Kate Spade wish list! Winter essentials? Yes please. Everyone needs ’em, especially to protect from the bitter cold that is 65 degrees in November ;) Seriously though, is the east coast suddently turning into the west coast? What is happening these […]

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