Signs You’re in the Third Trimester

Third trimester is in full swing and I’m starting to notice some drastic changes happening to my body. Thankfully, at 36 weeks pregnant I’m feeling alright. But, if I have a very active day (which would consist of a grocery shopping trip or running …

International Women’s Day

Grab some confetti because today is International Women’s Day! This marks the 108th anniversary of the holiday that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. As the world honors the triumphs of mothers, daughters and …

Mix and Mingle with Us!

Capital Area Women’s Lifestyle Magazine (CAWLM) and Comprehensive Sleep Center invite you to our Mix & Mingle event on Friday, March 10th! This is a great networking opportunity to connect with local businesswomen and sleep technicians. Staff from …

Make More of Your Makeup Experience

Sometimes, or most of the time, makeup can be confusing. Stores like Sephora and Ulta can feel like a personal purgatory, air thick with perfume while bright lights shine dizzyingly in every corner. It can be daunting to face a store with every makeup …

Things They Didn’t Tell You About Pregnancy

A personal experience Growing a human is really hard work and if you’re anything like me, you didn’t know what to expect during pregnancy. Sure, you’ve heard stories and understand the process, but you can’t fully comprehend it until you experience …

Going Out This Valentine’s Day?

February 14th is the one day of the year dedicated to love. Whether you’ve been with your partner for 20 days or 20 years, Valentines offers the perfect night to get your favorite dish and celebrate the affection you have for one another. If you want …

Inspiring the Next Generation of Women to Lead

Women make up approximately 51 percent of the U.S. population, and they hold almost 52 percent of all professional-level jobs; however, in leadership positions women lag substantially behind men. Women are only 25 percent of executive- and senior-level …

Women’s March on Lansing: Making HERstory

Making HERstory           On Saturday Jan. 21, 2017, the Capital City served as the mecca for the March on Lansing. A diverse representation of passionate, focused community members rallied at the Capitol steps to show that …

Cocktail of the Month: Kir Royale

This weekend our editor, Megan Martin, will be getting married! Megan and her fiancé have picked a lovely and festive cocktail to serve their guests for the evening. A celebration calls for some champagne, and this creation is absolutely nothing short …

Get Your Goal Groove On

Goddess-y Planners Make Goal Setting Awesome Over the years, I’ve read lots of theories on goal setting, but I have never been a goal setter in the traditional sense.  I do make a list to help keep me organized at work. But I haven’t, for most …