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Relieve Work Stress (Without Getting Fired!)

They always say what really makes the job is not what you do, but the people you do it with. Too bad a lot of us have to work with real pain in the you-know-whats all day long! While you can’t expect to get along with everyone, dealing with rude, overly-bossy people at the office can be super-annoying...and not to... CONTINUE READING 7

Sensational Stocking Stuffers (Under $30)

Big, show-stopping gifts are always nice, but you don't want to forget about stocking stuffers. These small wonders are often overlooked, but this year, stocking stuffers may steal the holiday show. Here are six tiny treats that will make any giftee yelp with glee as they discover good things really do come in small packages. Nail polish in a nifty color is a... CONTINUE READING 8

A Former Call Girl Turned Love Guru

Imagine this: You run away from home at 14. You eventually become a call girl in New York City. Although it might sound like the plot of a Lifetime movie with a bad ending, for one woman, Tracy Quan, it wasn't. Tracy triumphed against the odds, becoming an acclaimed novelist and love guru for the likes of the New York... CONTINUE READING 9

10 Ways to Unplug this Weekend

Happy 10th birthday to Shecky’s (have you checked out our amazing deals and more?)! In honor of the awesome party attitude that goes along with a b-day and our love for Fridays, we’re bringing you a TOP 10 AT 10AM every Friday. I don't know about you ladies, but after a summer of (birthday) partying, I'm pretty beat now that it's officially... CONTINUE READING 14

Best Books with our Fave Female Protagonists

When the wind starts to bluster and howl, it’s time to cozy up with a good read. Great literature allows our imaginations to wander as we travel to different worlds and escape the devastating reality of dropping temps outdoors. So get ready to head to your nearest library, bookstore or Kindle app because I’ve compiled a list of books with... CONTINUE READING 11

Spotted at: Girls Night Out Houston

Another one of our fabulous GNO events has come and gone, and for those who were at Girls Night Out Houston, it was a night of great friends, tasty drinks and lots of shopping! Here's a small sampling of our faves. -Megan Willett The Body Shop – We absolutely adore all of the luxe body butters ($6-$18) from The Body Shop. With... CONTINUE READING 12

10 Stellar Stationery Sets

Happy 10th birthday to Shecky’s (have you checked out our amazing deals and more?)! In honor of the awesome party attitude that goes along with a b-day and our love for Fridays, we’re bringing you a TOP 10 AT 10AM every Friday. I’ve always found handwritten postcards/cards/invites/letters terribly romantic. Sure, they’re not as eco-friendly as their digital counterparts, but what snail... CONTINUE READING 18

A Wing Girl for Guys

Let’s face it, ladies—we are extremely charming, beautiful and intelligent, so it should come as no surprise that a lot of men are too intimidated to approach the women they’re interested in. Enter Marni Kinrys, founder of The Wing Girl Method. Marni doesn’t feed guys pick-up lines, she gives them advice about how we think and what we really want.... CONTINUE READING 12

A Doctor Who Endorses High-Heels!

Okay, think of a podiatrist: does a white-haired man who tells you to wear orthopedic shoes come to mind? We thought the same thing, until we were introduced to Dr. Emily Splichal, a.k.a Dr. Legs. Dr. Legs is not only a young and fabulous podiatrist, but she also totally endorses (drumroll, please...) wearing high-heels! See more on this amazing woman... CONTINUE READING 22

A Woman Who’s Empowering Divorcees

Going through a divorce or called it quits on your marriage a while back? You may think anyone who says there's a light at the end of the tunnel is a little crazy, but when Post-Divorce Coach Lee Block tells you to have hope, we'd believe her. Why? Not only has Lee been there and survived, she's launched a thriving... CONTINUE READING 9