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Get Moving Work Out Gear

May 18th, 2015 · Exercise, Fashion, Health, Savvy Finds, Style

Get Moving Work out Gear
Want to look and feel even more confident this summer? It’s time to get moving with these budget friendly finds. From pocketed items for carrying your accessories to moisture control fitness wear- these items are sure to get you into health mode in no time.

Get Moving Workout Gear:

1) She is Clothing (price varies): Purposeful, Honorable and Strong- that’s what this clothing line represents and how you feel wearing it! Perfect outfits that you can dress up for everyday wear or take them to the gym. You will be sure to stand out, not only because of your adorable outfit, because you will be gleaming with confidence!

2) Old Navy Women’s Active Compression Tunic $35: This comfortable, wear everywhere fitness jacket is perfect for a morning jog or grocery store outing. The compression feature is great because it inhibits blood circulation. Not to mention grey goes with everything in your closet!

3) Under Armour Mini Headbands $9-15: These perfect pastel mini headbands are the best little gadgets to hold your hair back and control fly-aways while you’re getting your groove on. The tiny grippers help to keep the band on your head and in place without slipping off. You can’t beat the price of these mini’s.

4) FuelBelt Ironman Collection $34: With the temperatures outside rising, hydration is the main focus. The Ironman fuelbelt holds two water bottles and even has a space for your phone and other necessities. It may seem like a lot to carry while on a jog, but it sits right at your hips where you will barely notice it’s there. Staying hydrated is key to feeling healthy during and after a workout.

5) Women’s seamless Capri pants $17: Who doesn’t love fun patterns and colors on your fitness gear? You can look and feel great while working out in these fun Capri pants! With moisture control and the seamless design they are sure to be your go to work out pants for the spring and summer time.

6) Fitbit activity tracker $45-60: Staying on track with workouts if you have a busy schedule: impossible. With help from the Fitbit wireless activity tracker that syncs with your smart phone, you can easily stay on track and get motivated to get moving! You can set your own goals and keep updated throughout the day or challenge your friends with the online activity tracker.

7) H&M Sports Bra $15: Need support to help move along your workout? This multi-strap sports bra is sure to do the trick. Its reversible design is like getting two for the price of one!

8) Ultra Pocket Hat for Runners $20: This “pretty in pink” handy hat is ideal for athletes on the go. You can hide your house key, credit card, etc. in your hat without the worry of it falling out. Its breathable and lightweight design is great for the springtime to give you the ultimate comfort.

9) Old Navy Active Tank $15: Vibrant colors and designs are trending this season. This workout tank comes in statement colors and designs to add some pizzazz to your workout. Light and comfortable, you are sure to get the ultimate workout in. Wear it with some yoga pants, capri pants or even under your Old Navy compression tunic!

10) Asics Gel Cross training Shoes $60: One of the most important pieces of your workout outfit – your shoes! It is essential to make sure you are wearing comfortable and perfect fitting shoes. Asics makes a great pair, and these fun colors are sure to put some pep in your step. Fun fact: the gel exterior makes it easier to keep clean. {Also, 6pm has many great sales, if search for a coupon code you are bound to get and even better deal}

~Get Movin’ peeps~

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Celebrating Administrative Professional’s Day: April 22nd!

April 12th, 2015 · Assistant Tips, Giveaways, Industry Insiders


Admin Day

Hey there busy bee…I am counting down until this Celebratory Day especially for YOU arrives! For all of you admins working til you drop, making things happen with a smile, piece- of -cake attitude and creative minders…roll down your sleeves {yes, down} and take this moment to ….relax {On Wednesday, April 22nd of  course}.

STAPLES & a bunch of other groovy hosts are holding our calls, stopping our meetings & penciling in our day to c*e*l*e*b*r*a*t*e* with you !


Join Myself & the above co-hosts at our Twitter party to chat, give back and Oh YES! the most important part…give away free prizes. Just amazing items like a KEURIG, professional Staples leather bonded chair, chic modern business products from: poppin., paperchase, moleskine, Cynthia Rowley, a Staples ARC notebook system and STAPLES gift card.



Want to know what other admins think? Check out these results from the latest Staples Admin survey:

*Admins vs. Bosses: Admins were rated as better creative problem solvers (57.4 vs. 42.5 percent) and more tech-savvy (43.4 vs. 29 percent) than their bosses. Respondents also said admins have a better sense of humor (58.7 vs. 46.1 percent), are a better team player (61.5 vs. 44.4 percent) and were more likely to be described as a friend (44.3 vs. 29.4 percent) than the boss.

*Loyal: Close to half (45.6 percent) have been with their current company for six or more years.

*Social Media Savvy: The majority (84.3 percent) said admins are proficient in social media.

*Non-Existent Virtual Assistant: Nearly all non-admin respondents report (93.9 percent) they have never used a virtual assistant.

*Historical Figures vs. Movie Star: When admins were asked who they would most enjoy as their boss, historical figures topped the list in the United States, while movie stars ranked as number one in Canada.

*Get ready Admins! This d a y  is for YOU*
the goods… {click on the item to take you there}

*This post is cheerily sponsored by Staples: Make More Happen*

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Ten Spring Essentials

March 31st, 2015 · Fashion, Savvy Finds, Shopping

Spring Essentials

Welcome back Spring! Here we come bright colors, open sandals, multi-prints and geometric baubles. Our pedicure will be top-notch, we shall tote in style and accessorize for every sunny day. Savvy’s style this season for your best spring looks below:


1) Christiana Fedora Hat from Francesca’s $24. Top off your fresh spring styles this season with a lightweight woven brimmed hat. Not only does it serve the purpose of protecting your head and eyes from the sun, but this fun accessory can be worn to go shopping, to the beach or for brunch.

2) Oasis Ponte Green Jacket $42. Looking for ways to add color to your wardrobe without going overboard? This striking green blazer offers versatility from dressing up a basic tee to refreshing a lightweight blouse for a feminine choice.

3) Forever21 Geo Cutout Layered Necklace $5.90. Haven’t found the simple, yet stunning accessory for the price that won’t break that bank? Forever21 has you covered with this triple- layered necklace.

4) Coral Six Row Mixed Media Beaded Bracelet from Express $11.94. Coral never fails as a top color for spring. With the low price point, you can purchase a variety of colors to stack them. Express currently is running a promotion for 40% off every single item. Don’t delay, this charming bracelets won’t last long.

5)Ray Ban Flattop Boyfriend Polarized Sunglasses $115.  Protect your vision in style with these RayBan Flat top sunglasses. They have full coverage and polarized lenses which help block out the harmful rays of the sun. Light weight and in a variety of colors, they are sure to brighten up your spring {or dim it}.

6) OPI Spring Nail Polish $8.00. Liven up your day with OPI “My address is Hollywood” nail polish. With so many colors to choose from with OPI, choose a color that matches your mood or the mood you want to be in.

7) Chip & Pepper Skinny Jeans $40. These skinny and stretchable jeans are the perfect go to pair of jeans. They are extremely comfortable and come in different lengths – ideal for the petite to taller women out there.

8) Chevron Convertible Sleeve Portofino shirt $59.90  Lightweight and comfortable,this chevron convertible sleeve blouse can be your spring wardrobe staple. Pair it with a high-waisted skirt for work or keep it casual with skinny Jeans from Chip & Pepper.

9) Kate Spade Classic Nylon Join $178.00. Hands free is the way to go. This side bag is petite yet roomy for all your necessities. Keep track of your essentials without the struggle of juggling your purse. This bag is worth the extra bucks and keeps your look polished.

10) Fairlyn cut out wedge from JUSTFAB.COM $49 (20% off your first item purchased, bonus!) Comfortable and stylish. Who would have thought? Cutout shoes have breathable capabilities which is a huge draw during the warmer months. The thick heel provides extra stability while the cutouts provide a cooling functionality.

~Hello Spring~

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