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8 Fun Ways to Reorganize Your Workspace

Stop what you’re doing and take a look at your workspace. Are there coffee cups and papers strewn about? Are there cable bills from last year crammed in your drawers? Then you might need a workspace upgrade. I spend at least 10 hours a day at my desk writing and working, so why not make my space as aesthetically-pleasing and... CONTINUE READING 23

Get TurboCharged with Dian Griesel

Sometimes the combination of exercise and a healthy diet takes a little tweaking...and that's where Dian Griesel comes in. Think you don't have enough time between the office and personal errands to eat right and stay fit? Her new book, TurboCharged, provides a unique formula of minimal work-outs and healthful nutrition so you can still achieve a toned body even... CONTINUE READING 8

LOL-Worthy Reads Written by Fab Female Authors

It's officially August, and at this point you've probably made your way through your must-read books for the season. In honor of today's featured National Girlfriend Award, "SHE is my LOL-Worthy Girlfriend" (have you told us why SHE is your LOL-Worthy Girlfriend in the National Girlfriend Awards yet?), we're bringing you five LOL-Worthy books by women authors. Whether they're insanely sarcastic... CONTINUE READING 11

We’re So Lucky: Secrets from Successful Novelist, Caprice Crane

Picture Ginger Grant from Gilligan's Island. You've got an image of a super-glam, super-sexy woman, right? So, what if I told you that the woman who plays Ginger (Tina Louise), had a daughter who's relatable and hysterical...with a side of that Ginger charm, of course? Meet Caprice Crane, novelist, screenwriter, tv writer and Shecky's latest "Desk of" interviewee. Don't miss... CONTINUE READING 10

Nicole Williams: The Most Relatable Career Chick We Know!

If there's anything we love more than a go-getting woman here at Shecky's, it's a go-getting woman who's also authentic. So, what makes Nicole Williams, founder of WORKS by Nicole Williams (!), author of three best-selling books (the latest: Girl on Top: Your Guide to Turning Dating Rules into Career Success), Shape magazine's career contributor, LinkedIn's Connection director, new mom... CONTINUE READING 14

Comedienne Hilary Winston: Secrets for Success…and Revenge!

What would you do if your boyfriend wrote a book calling you his “fat-assed girlfriend” (and worse)? If you’re anything like Hilary Winston, you’d write a book called My Boyfriend Wrote a Book About Me (Sterling, $17.95) in response. But Hilary doesn't just have the most kick-a revenge story of all time (see the video for the deets!). As a writer and producer... CONTINUE READING 16

Great Gifts for Graduates of Every Age

Graduation season has commenced! What are you going to buy for all the peeps you've got to watch walk down an aisle ever so slowly to "Pomp and Circumstance"? While I don't have an alternative for using a program as a fan in an un-airconditioned auditorium, I do have a few good gift ideas. Take these smart suggestions for graduatin'... CONTINUE READING 17


Greetings, Shecky-nistas! My name is Stacy Gardner, and I’m a fashion blogger originally from Chicago, but grounded in L.A. where style has many flavors! My blog, The Style Goddess showcases people from all industries expressing their god/goddess style, product reviews, and many spectacular events happening around town. Shecky’s Girls Night Out was one event I didn’t want to miss. By... CONTINUE READING 6

An Author (and an Amazing Mom!)

Imagine this: You win the Miss USA pageant, but even though you've scored the title and tons of perks afterwards, something still doesn't feel right. You can never find "it," and the feeling of dissatisfaction, of constantly searching, sticks with you, even after you marry and become a mother. Such was the journey of Terri Amos-Britt. See more on Terri's... CONTINUE READING 7

Need Guy Help? Ask Hilary Winston

What would you do if your boyfriend wrote a book calling you his “fat-assed girlfriend” (and worse)? If you’re anything like Hilary Winston, you’d write a book called My Boyfriend Wrote a Book About Me (Sterling / available: May 3, 2011 / $17.95) in response. Since not all of us are one of Hollywood’s most acclaimed comediennes (see Hilary’s bio for... CONTINUE READING 4