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April Giveaway Fun: Review Laina’s book and be entered to win a $100 gift card!

Looking for a new cozy mystery to read this month? During the entire month of April, you will be entered to win a $100 gift card by downloading a FREE copy of Laina’s book –  A Day in the Life of Trixie Pristine - and writing a review on Amazon or iTunes. We’ll announce the winner… READ MORE »

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iTunes U…Who Knew? Did You?

  I recently discovered that there is a division of the iTunes Store called…iTunes U.   Did you know that?   It’s an online university created by Apple. You can view course material from thousands of resources including Ivy League schools, libraries, and lectures. iTunes U has the world’s largest online catalog of free education content…. READ MORE »

Flying or Driving with Kids?

Since my husband is a pilot, my family typically has always had the luxury of flying to go on our family vacations. I use the word ‘luxury’ lightly because when you’re an airline employee, sometimes flying can be more stressful than it’s worth. As an airline employee or family member, you get the perk of… READ MORE »

Awesome Cole Slaw Recipe

This recipe for cole slaw is great on pulled pork sliders or as a side dish. Guaranteed to be a hit for your next family function or office potluck. 1-2 lbs. cabbage 3 ribs of celery 1 onion (yellow) 1 bell pepper 3 carrots 1-2 cups sugar Chop all vegetables and mix with sugar. Set cabbage… READ MORE »

Crazy Excuse Troll

On my vacation I had plenty of plane time and was able to re-read some of Kristen Lamb’s books. In Are You There Blog? It’s Me Writer, she talked about the Crazy Excuse Troll. The thing that keeps you from doing what you should be doing to drive your business forward. For me my Crazy… READ MORE »

How to Slob in Style: Must-Have Items For A Perfect Night In

Sometimes it’s nice just to stay in with your friends. You can ditch the heels and opt for comfort instead. Whether you’re having a sleepover or spending a few hours watching movies with your friends, there are some essential items that you need to include to have the perfect girly evening: 1. Comfortable Clothes Firstly,… READ MORE »

Share Your Fabulousness – Be a Guest Contributor on our Site!

The Art of Living Fabulously is currently looking for guest bloggers to contribute to our site. We’re especially looking for writers with expertise/interest in Beauty & Style or Entertainment but are always seeking writers in the following areas, as well: Business, Healthy Living, News & Current Events and Parenting. By contributing to our site, you will… READ MORE »

Must-Have Qualities for Your Blog Posts

I cannot believe that I have been blogging for over a year. I think that I have come a long way. Here are some things that I have learned to consider when drafting a post.   Inserting images in your posts gives readers a visual insight for your content. It breaks up the text, yet… READ MORE »

Weight Loss… Let’s Go!

I know I’m not alone when I say that I still have those last 10 pounds of baby weight to lose. Only the sad thing is that my baby is now a 2 1/2 year old toddler. I am still 12 pounds heavier than my pre-pregnancy weight and it drives me crazy! It irritates me… READ MORE »

Fashionable and Affordable Sunglasses

I wear my sunglasses at night…..Ok…not really but I LOVED that song when I was in grade school!           Sunglasses are one of those items that are both fashion and function. I know for me personally even on semi cloudy days I wear sunglasses because my eyes are sensitive to the… READ MORE »

Best Laid Plans

I say that because it is Wednesday. I leave for a semi vacation on Friday and yet I am hopelessly behind when my goal this week was to get ahead so I could actually enjoy my vacation rather than have to work during it. In my defense my daughter was sick with strep Sunday, Monday,… READ MORE »

Turning 40: Without a Plan

In the back of my mind, there is always the sequence of events I would live out “if my life were a movie.” Here’s an example: The lady next to me in Zumba class is encroaching on my personal space bubble – you know that song Don’t Stand So Close To Me? Yeah, that’s me…. READ MORE »

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Laina Turner

Laina Turner

Laina’s Fabulous Loves: Coffee, wine, hot yoga, hanging with my kids, writing, blogging, and helping other fabulous women to their true path of success.     READ MORE

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JR Terrier and the Big Break Launches March 25, 2014!

This season the Hollywood dreams of a little dog named Jack Russell Terrier are coming true and guess what, you have got the privilege to be a part of this journey along with him. Well friends, I am talking about the new book by famous author Tiffany Brianne named ‘JR Terrier and the Big Break’.   READ MORE