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The Do’s and Don’ts of Fall 2012 Fashion Trends

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The Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week shows were jam-packed with trend after trend.  Here are some sure-fire tips on how to wear them without entering the dreaded and dangerous DON’T zone.  We all know it’s a tricky line to toe…   DO dress up your cozy knits On the runways, cozy sweaters were given a glam update when paired with dazzling skirts and silky printed pants.  DON’T be shy! Mix…

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Meet them in the middle

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It’s 50/50 – let’s meet halfway – find some middle ground…    The cliches and figures of speech are endless, but they basically mean the same thing.  It’s not all about you!  I like this metaphor – just because you show up to a party doesn’t mean anyone necessarily HAS to interact with you.  Social media works similarly in that you can build a nice looking Facebook or Twitter profile…

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What does the word “hero” mean to you?

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Today is September 11th – a day forever engraved in our memories, in our minds, in our hearts.  Many heroes were made that sunny early fall day in 2001 and, sadly, many heroes were tragically lost.  I ask, what does the word “hero” mean to you?  To some, it means a superstar athlete who plays for their favorite baseball or football team. To others, it means a fictitious character such…

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Instagram – what’s all the fuss about?

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Have you been wondering if the rapidly growing Instagram photo sharing community could somehow benefit your business?  How can it be an integral part of your social media strategy?  Where does it fit into the big picture (no pun intended)?    Long before its acquisition by Facebook and the release of an Android version, Instagram was THE smartphone photo sharing tool of choice for millions.  And it’s only growing more…

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Love Monogrammed Keychains!

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When I find something so stinking cute I just want to share it with the world…and my Savvy team.  This happened, once again, with these darling acrylic monogrammed keychains from Invite Cottage. Aren’t they adorable?  They make wonderful monogrammed gifts…think Sweet 16, birthday, “just because”, and of course holiday.  You get to select from 12 acrylic colors and which monogram style you’d like for the perfect accessory for the perfect…

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What’s That You Say? More Gifts!?!

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That’s right…more gifts for my super Savvy girls!  When there are so many cute things out there, I simply can’t resist. This time my girls’ gifts came from a sweet and sassy friend, Much Ado About You.  They make and design lovely personalized calendars.  I just LOVE their motto – “where fabulous is personal again”!  Music to my ears…and their look is so retro-cool. Squee!! Don’t you love them? The…

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Showered With Love

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You all know how much I love to throw parties and adore entertaining!  Well, when my good friend – who actually used to be our nanny – Aarika Finch, told me she was pregnant I immediately knew I wanted to throw her an amazing baby shower.   Everything came together so perfectly and looked absolutely darling. Funny story…we had actually planned the baby shower for three weeks earlier than we had…

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It’s Savvy Gift Time!

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You all know how I love giving fabulous gifts to my fabulous Savvy team.  I was so excited to see the looks on their faces when I gave them each their latest gems.     We love the custom stamper sets from Three Designing Women and the darling personalized clipboards made by The MacBeth Collection. You can get these adorable clipboards thru our sweet client, Pea Pod Paper & Gifts….

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Love Great Finds! Plus a Giveaway!

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Here at The Savvy Socialista, when we find something truly fantastic and fall in love we want to shout it from the rooftops!  Well, this has happened with Invite Cottage…papers & gifts.  Their products are simply darling and we adore all of them!   Invite Cottage specializes in monogrammed gifts, bags, totes, jewelry, clothing, stationery, and so much more.  They’ve been in business since 1991 when they were a traditional…

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Is Facebook pulling a Fast One on us?

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As a business owner, are your Facebook fans seeing your posts?  As someone who “liked” a business page, are their posts appearing in your news feeds?  Maybe.  Maybe not. Recently, a very shocking piece of info began appearing at the bottom of status updates posted by business page admins – the number of people each post reached coupled with the percentage of their total “likes” it represented.  So, basically that…

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