Listen to Your Heart – A Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine's Day and Cute Heart Themed Gifts, curated by Lisa Tufano, creator of the THINK LIKE A BOSS LADY blog

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“Maybe our mistakes are what make our fate. Without them, what would shape our lives? Perhaps if we never veered off course, we wouldn’t fall in love, or have babies, or be who we are. After all, seasons change. So do cities. People come into your life and people go. But it’s comforting to know the ones you love are always in your heart. And if you’re very lucky, a plane ride away.”

– Carrie Bradshaw, Sex & the City

3 Easy Tips to Kickstart Your Gratitude

Thanksgiving… it’s not just about pilgrims and pie, although I do happen to know a real life pilgrim who also concocts incredible baked goods, explores the world, and is gloriously experienced in the art of gratitude. And she goes by the name of Dr. Therese Mascardo.

Dr. Therese, a modern pilgrim if you will, is a living model of grace, generosity, and gratitude. I’m not kidding, she is the kind of “nice” that is both magnetic as well as shocking. If we lived in a fairy forest, Therese would be the beloved princess for whom the wildlife big and small forget their shyness or instinctual aggression. The larks would fishtail braid her hair and the flowers would unfurl their petals in unison to bask in the warmth of her radiant soul.

So then, who better to share a little wisdom about giving thanks than this purple-haired pilgrim that I’m so blessed to call my friend?

Dr. Therese Mascardo

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Guide to Choosing a Wedding Party aka Avoiding Bad Bridesmaids

Boss Lady's Guide to Choosing a Wedding Party

No bride deserves a deadbeat bridesmaid in her wedding party. That said, unless the wedding is a Kim and Kanye style affair with all expenses paid, the reality is that being a bridesmaid is often about 30% glamour and 70% hard labor. With the growing interest in DIY and destination weddings, it’s more important than ever for a would-be bride to select her attendants carefully and be realistic with herself and with her potential maids about the demand on everyone’s time and pocketbook. There is a lot more to it than tulle and flowers, and not everyone will be enthusiastic about hot gluing sequins to masons jars for 12+ hours to save you a few bucks.

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Match.com – Where You Might Just Meet Your Maid of Honor

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Shelly and Drew's Big Fat Shotgun Wedding - non-commercial parody graphic | THINK LIKE A BOSS LADY | thinklikeabosslady.com

*This is a non-commercial parody of a poster for 20th Century Fox/Summit Entertainment’s Mr. and Mrs. Smith. I tweaked it as a cheeky gift for the couple who had a shotgun wedding in September 2013.

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ast year I was the Maid of Honor in the wedding of a girlfriend of mine whom I met via Match.com.* Yes, that Match.com, the online dating website… or is it?

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