Like a Boss

Although I’ve never experienced a global pandemic before, I think it goes without saying that in times like these- with social distancing, mandated quarantines and lockdowns- a lot of small businesses take a significant financial hit. Restaurants and bars, family-owned shops, salons and spas- nearly all of them have had to close their doors as […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things: February 2020

Although my life came to a standstill more than once in February, I’ve since been playing a bit of catch up as we head into the first days of March- and that includes keeping up with things here at Coffee & Chiffon. As is tradition near the end of every month throughout what feels like […]

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My Winter Skincare/Hair Care Routine!

When I was in college, I worked a series of part-time jobs to make ends meet in-between classes, studying, and preparing for my degree. I’ve done a little bit of everything- from waitressing, retail shifts, to working the lights at a comedy club in Harvard Square. One of my more well-known jobs way back when […]

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Seeing the World Through Rainbow-Colored Glasses…

When researching health and wellness trends for 2020 to keep me on track for my goals/resolutions for the year ahead (and to help me avoid potential scams, fad or flash-in-the-pan diets/products, etc.) one mood-boosting accessory really grabbed my attention: rainbow-tinted sunglasses. Now, growing up in New England- I am no stranger to the hazards of […]

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OOTD: The Teddy Bear Coat…

For as long as I can remember, wool peacoats have been my default outerwear every Winter. Growing up in Massachusetts, they just seemed to be the most sensible thing to put on- heavy, durable, and able to wear over even the puffiest of sweaters without busting the buttons. I’ve owned them in nearly every color […]

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My Winter Makeup Routine!

While I am a lover of all things makeup and am not one to turn my nose up at any particular brand, palette, limited edition release, etc., I also believe that you shouldn’t have to go broke to look good- especially around the holidays where many of us are already stretching ourselves thin enough as […]

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