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    November, 2011

    Archive for November, 2011

    Shirt: NY & Co. Knit Jacket: Target Jeans: TJ Maxx Boots: Ross Necklace: Forever 21 Earrings: NY & Co. Like the outfit? See more details here! We talked about company culture in my technology class last night, particularly as it related to Perot Systems, mentioned in one of our case studies. The discussion centered around [...]

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    I’ve bought a few daily deals in the last year, and I’ve found it to be an interesting experience. The golden egg in the deal world is a repeat customer that pays full price. So, have any of these daily deals converted me? I’ve bought deals from Living Social, Groupon, and TravelZoo. For me, food [...]

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    I’m back from a wonderful long holiday weekend, complete with two Thanksgiving celebrations, a homemade bread-making day with my husband, singing and even a stats study session! The madness over Black Friday provided some great inspiration to start the week. We love stuff, and in America, we’ve got plenty of it. And yet, there’s people [...]

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        Jeans: TJ Maxx Tank top: Charlotte Russe Cardigan: Target Necklace: Forever21 Earrings: Silpada Flats: Payless Like the outfit? See more details here!   This is the final post in my discussion about how retailers and bloggers work together to bring fashion to the masses. I’ve discussed many types of incentives and partnerships, but [...]

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    How did we work before the internet? After a storm last night, the internet is down at our office. This means no email, no network, and no web. So, I’m sitting around with nothing to do. I could send some mock-ups for approval… oh, wait, no I can’t. Oh! I’ve been meaning to book a [...]

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    I had a chat with my mom the other night that sparked this post on the generation gap. We’re in a much different place than our parents, and I think sometimes we forget that there’s a difference between today’s economy and priorities, and those 20 years ago. First, there’s no loyalty anymore. My brother is [...]

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    I’m ready for the weekend! We had a great Thanksgiving potluck at work, and I ate way too much, so I’m looking forward to hitting the gym this weekend. I’ll leave you with a few links to get things started:   For those contemplating a big move, via Brave New Life: The Waiting Place (Dr. [...]

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      Dress: Target Cardigan: Charlotte Russe Belt/Necklace: Forever21 Earrings: NY & Co. Shoes: Sam and Libby, via DSW Like the outfit? See more details here!   My recent outfit posts have been dealing with ways that retailers partner with bloggers, and today’s post discusses paid posts and revenue opportunities for bloggers. Some bloggers use affiliate [...]

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    I decided to Bing and Google myself last week, and scrolling through the results was pretty hilarious. Here’s what I found: – The internet still highly associates me with my husband. The first hit on Bing is a link to our old personal website, mattfaus.com (the link ashleyfaus.com redirects to this site). There’s nothing bad [...]

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    Ask anyone to describe me, and one of the first words out of their mouth will be, “talkative”. I LOVE to talk, and I sometimes joke that I’d be quite happy to carry on a conversation with a rock, if it came down to it. But, I’ve learned, sometimes I just need to shut up. [...]

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