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Stacie Krajchir
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Stacie Krajchir-Tom is a TV producer with more than 15 years of experience. She's done it all - from NBC morning television, to producing an Emmy-winning consumer and cooking show. Stacie produced all the style, fashion and beauty segments while working at Extra. She also covered major red carpet events and sit-down interviews with some of the biggest stars in the world. Stacie also launched two shows for Style Network: You're Invited, a home entertaining show, and Area, a home design show.

Stacie has also amassed a diverse portfolio of fashion, beauty, lifestyle and design press across the national and consumer board for the last several years.

Chronicle Books published Stacie's first two books; she is currently working on a book on Eco Entertaining. She is a contributing lifestyle/trend expert and has been featured in The Washington Post, New York Times, Smart Money Magazine, ]Real Simple, Maxim, Esquire and Vanity Fair magazines.

Stacie runs a working certified eco business in Los Angeles. She supports socially responsible companies, and in 2007 launched the lite green project, which encourages small businesses to take action and participate in becoming more eco-conscious.

As an ambassador, Stacie supports various causes and networks which aim to inspire and empower young women. She launched The See and Sprout Project in 2007, an international creative collective and workshop.

Entries by Stacie Krajchir

Creative, Out-of-the-Box Gift Ideas for This Holiday Season

(0) Comments | Posted December 23, 2014 | 10:34 AM

If you're stumped as to what to gift the oh, so picky, creative and slightly out-of-the-box thinker in your life, not to worry, we've curated some swoon worthy ideas that will inspire you gift above the bar and definitely outside the lines. Local grown and sold.


A modern...

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Cultural Brand Maven Chelsea Matthews: 5 Insider Tips to Being Relevant on Social Media

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 12:31 PM

Chelsea Matthews is a cultural brand maven. As the CEO & Founder of Matte Black, a culture-marketing firm based in Los Angeles, she spends her days moving the needle forward in everything she does. Some of her clients include POOLTRADESHOW, VW, G-Star,...

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Shiva Rose on Her Last Parenting Fail, Most Embarrassing Mom Moment and Beekeeping

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2014 | 3:39 PM

Regarded for her beauty, joyous spirit and inspiring sense of style, Shiva Rose is the embodiment of healthy and bohemian living. Her website, The Local Rose was created out of a desire to celebrate a holistic, healthy, authentic life style without sacrificing taste and glamour.

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Mommy Is Going to Camp: No Cell, No Email, Curated Workshops and Dance Parties

(0) Comments | Posted June 2, 2014 | 12:20 PM

In less than 24 hours I'm going to CAMP. I will be getting on a bus with a bunch of strangers to attend The Unique Camp a 4-day conference which gathers creative thinkers and entrepreneurs, takes them to a summer camp environment and offers a curated four-day experience programmed...

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Mom Confidential: Elisabeth Rohm on Kid Negotiations, Fertility Truths and the Power of High Heels

(1) Comments | Posted April 1, 2014 | 1:20 PM

Actress, mother and activist Elisabeth Rohm has successfully juggled career and motherhood over the past few years with grace and charm. She is best known for playing ambitious Assistant District Attorney Serena Southerlyn on NBC's long running hit "Law & Order" and Detective Kate Lockley in the TV series "Angel."...

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Mommy Confidential: Soleil Moon Frye Reveals Her 'Aha' Mom Moment, the One Item Always in Her Bag and the Art of Imperfect Parenting

(0) Comments | Posted March 11, 2014 | 12:45 PM

Soleil Moon Frye may be remembered by millions for her role as TV's iconic Punky Brewster, in the 80s, but since then, she's reinvented herself. She's has added host of OWN, author, web entrepreneur and designer to her ever-growing resume. But her most important role is as a wife and...

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Fortyhood: Why You're Too Old to Have a Baby After 40

(63) Comments | Posted December 18, 2013 | 4:46 PM

Here's the deal: you always want what you can't have. Before I had my own baby, when I saw someone pushing a stroller down the street, I would hurt -- physically -- with yearning. Motherhood was the club I so deeply wanted to belong to, and I was determined to...

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Actor Gilles Marini on Swimming With Sharks, Frostbite and Opening a Dive Bar

(2) Comments | Posted July 9, 2013 | 11:38 AM

French American actor Gilles Marini first swooned women with his unforgettable, naked shower seen in Sex and the City: The Movie, and his popularity catapulted as a finalist on Dancing with the Stars. With roles on ABC Family's Switched at Birth and Brothers & Sisters, Marini has definitely made a...

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Romancing Infertility: How to Bring Sexy Back When Having Scheduled Sex

(6) Comments | Posted January 11, 2013 | 11:22 AM

My entire adult life, I viewed sex like dessert: sweet, sensual and delicious. Like many of you, I mostly had what I call "Freedom Warrior Sex." It was unplanned and spontaneous, with no pre-set locations or positions, and happened whenever, with no real goal at hand except for pure pleasure...

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Holiday Hostess Gifts That Won't Be Re-Gifted

(1) Comments | Posted December 17, 2012 | 1:26 PM

Say bye-bye fruitcake and hello to cool, creative and festive this holiday. These hostess gifts are sure to kick off some party conversation and keep you on the VIP guest list for the rest of the year.

On The Rocks

Delight friends or family with a splash of surf, shop...

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Mommies Are Liars: 8 Things No One Tells You About Motherhood

(289) Comments | Posted July 27, 2012 | 12:00 PM

I grew up on an island where, at age 7, you were handed babies and expected to contribute to the tribe of motherhood. I was raised to be an incredible cousin, niece, sister, auntie and mom from a very small age. The kid thing has always been second nature to...

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Pregnant Over 40: I Think I'm Going to Eat My Placenta

(15) Comments | Posted March 23, 2012 | 11:41 AM

There's so much pregnancy information behind the dark curtain that you never hear about until you're actually knocked up, like that one day you're going to consider eating your placenta. Seriously.

Weeks ago, I was online doing what most pregnant women do: reading everything online, even though we promised...

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Ricki Lake On Impractical Baggage And Camping Gone Bad

(3) Comments | Posted March 2, 2012 | 6:00 AM

From acting and producing, to dancing her way into the hearts of television audiences, Ricki Lake is a pop culture icon who has built a career on her graciously candid sensibility and her authentic, relatable nature.

I've interviewed a lot of tastemakers, and Ricki is truly one of a...

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An Open Letter to Kim Kardashian

(23) Comments | Posted November 7, 2011 | 5:44 PM

Dear Kim,

There is no doubt you are a hopeless romantic, you love falling in love, the same way your family loves a good cover photo. I believe you when you say you thought this marriage was forever, except for the fact that I also think you knew far before...

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Work of Art Host China Chow On Her Travel Hits And Misses

(0) Comments | Posted October 12, 2011 | 2:01 PM

China Chow may be best known for being an international "It Girl," model and actress, but she's also an avid art enthusiast turned TV Host. China was first introduced to the art world by her parents, restaurateur and art connoisseur Michael Chow and style icon Tina Chow.

China grew up...

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LA Day Tripper: Mar Vista

(4) Comments | Posted October 7, 2011 | 12:50 PM


You're visiting LA; Mar Vista is beach adjacent, creative, hip and one of the city's best kept secrets. A neighborhood worthy of a drop in any day of the week.

Population: 37,447

Lay of the land: 2.90 square miles

Cool revival:...

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Fertility 3.0: 8 Things You Need To Know

(107) Comments | Posted August 23, 2011 | 11:05 AM

While my sisterhood of friends is quite varied, when it comes to children, we each fall into a few basic categories; those who want to have children, those who decide not to have children at all and those who want kids and also want successful careers. I have been a...

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Insider Hawaii: Suit Up and Drop in for a Dose of Traditional Hawaiian Ocean Paddling

(0) Comments | Posted June 6, 2011 | 3:15 PM

While visitors typically think of Luau's and Hula as traditional Hawaiian activities, an increasing number of adventure-seekers are paddling past the typical tourist activities and finally getting a true taste of the island's traditions.

Since 1987, when it was declared Ho'olako, year of the Hawaiian, Hawaii has experienced a...

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Style Shortcut Coachella: What to Pack

(2) Comments | Posted April 14, 2011 | 11:56 AM

As you count down and head out to the desert for a weekend of scorching good times at Coachella, you'll want to pack a few functional, yet fashionable must-haves. Here's the simple plan.


There is no clearer way to say this except to just say it: dress...

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Pro Surfer Rob Machado on Avoiding Hotels, Packing Socks, and Eating Kangaroo Tail

(0) Comments | Posted April 12, 2011 | 5:15 PM

Known for his Zen-like flow both on land and in the water, Rob Machado is one of surfing's most recognizable figures and favorite ambassadors. With 12 career WCT victories, a spot in the Surfer's Hall of Fame, and a passion for the environment, Machado continues to inspire and re-define what...

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