The 50 Shades of Grey Trilogy, written by E.L. James, has become a worldwide phenomenon. This series continues to reach unprecedented sales milestones that suggest every man and woman on the planet currently owns a copy. The craze started for the self-published James thanks to friends telling friends and ebooks – where women could simply… Continue reading 50 Shades of A Real Mother
Experts say it takes three weeks to turn a new behavior into a habit. So if my past experience is a predictor, at two weeks into my New Year’s fitness regime I’m going to be, well, bored. Cardio intervals? Yawn. Core fitness? Zzzzzz. Eat less, exercise more? What-EVER. Give me gimmicks. Give me fads. Give… Continue reading Give me fitness. Give me abs. Give me a Hawaii Chair.
Ever since Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss invented them in 1873, workhorse blue jeans have been a part of the American landscape. The advent of Lady Levis put them on the female fashion radar in 1934. And we’ve had a love affair with all things denim ever since. Although we adore our brands with a… Continue reading Jeans for Every Occasion. Seriously.
Many people remember the instant it happens. And nothing is ever the same. The sun is brighter. Mr. Bluebird lands on your shoulder because you're just so darned happy. You've become so annoying that your closest friends are actually plotting Mr. Bluebird's untimely demise. And that’s a sure sign that you are head over heels… Continue reading When Cupid Makes You Stupid
It's breast cancer awareness month. Get your mammogram. Remind someone you love to get theirs. I double dog dare you.
My friend thoughtfully offered to give me a ride. So when an unfamiliar car pulled into my driveway, I barely glanced up. But there was my friend, smiling and waving, sitting behind the wheel of a brand new car. No wonder she was smiling. When I opened the car door,… Continue reading The Truth About New Car Envy
I've hit that magical age of clothes shopping, when you're no longer able to shop in the Junior department with a straight face but not yet ready to give up the fashion ghost to polyester tiger print slacks, a fanny pack and K-mart slippers and white socks like my grandma used to wear. Because it's… Continue reading Confessions of a Fashion Tween
http://youtu.be/OEdVfyt-mLw As Grandma Kate would say, this is Mammy-Gram day. If you haven't gotten your mammogram yet, make your appointment TODAY. Tell every woman you know to do the same. Mammograms save lives. Check out this video, the Pink Glove Dance, from a spirited hospital in Portland, Oregon with a great sense of humor. My… Continue reading Save A Life, I Dare You (it might just be your own)