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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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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 »

April is here

Happy April Fool’s day! While I’m not one for pranks, which is what we normally associate this day with, I do love the first day of the month. Any month. It’s like a fresh start 12 times a year. Today is even better because it’s actually nice out. Indiana has been hit hard with crazy… READ MORE »


A few months ago, I found myself at a serious crossroad. As my relationship with my significant other began to fail, two life-changing relocation opportunities presented themselves to me. While both states of choice held the opportunity for a fresh start, one of the relocation options offered the unique opportunity to potentially save my relationship…. READ MORE »

This is Not a Hobby – Taking Yourself Seriously as a Business Owner

“This is not a hobby” is something I say over and over to myself on a daily basis. When you first start a business or launch a product, everything is new and exciting. It feels like a new project off Pinterest. But there comes a point when this “hobby” becomes a business. I’m not sewing… READ MORE »

Florida Fun

My junior corespondent, Allie, allowing us to share her great Florida vacation through pictures.

DIY Project: Spruce up your wood paneling with paint!

If your house was built in the 60′s or 70′s, chances are your house has wood paneling in at least one room! Our house was built in 1924, but the previous owners added a den/office off the master bedroom and my guess is it was constructed during this time period. I don’t know about you,… READ MORE »


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


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