“I used to be that crazy person that was strict about what I did and didn’t eat. I was so diligent with exercise. And as soon as I stopped thinking about it, I lost weight. I wasn’t stressing about it. The balance and relaxing is what’s really helped me.” ~ Phoebe Tonkin I don’t own… Continue reading The Vortex of a Scale’s Unmoving Numbers
“Who needs a handbag? I put my money in my bra.” ~ Neneh Cherry Under pinings (I love that old fashioned word) Get a raw rap. Whether it is bras, spanx, or underwear, it is a subject that can be considered taboo. Yet, our under garments are probably the most important things we put… Continue reading The Art of a Good Under Pinning
“I always have to have my lipstick. Sometimes I have more than one shade: start with one color for the morning, one for night. Sometimes I have a couple shades just in case I need something more powerful for the day.” ~ L’Wren Scott Thanks to social media it seems the world celebrates daily ostentatious… Continue reading Raise Your Glass to National Lipstick Day!
“A horse is the projection of peoples’ dreams about themselves – strong, powerful, beautiful – and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence.” ~ Pam Brown When my friend asked if I wanted to go horseback riding I immediately said yes. Then I thought about it, and some chosen expletives began floating… Continue reading My Pal Fred: Getting on that Saddle
“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” ~ Jawaharlal Nehru Bucket lists can have anything from sky diving or other action packed adrenaline, but fear inducing escapades to… Continue reading Bucket Lists
“Writing a novel is a terrible experience, during which the hair often falls out and the teeth decay.” ~ Flannery O’Connor “Oh how glamorous,” People say. “You will be the next J.K. Rowling!” They exclaim. “It must be so nice to stay at home in your pajamas,” They wistfully stare at me. Well excuse moi,… Continue reading The Satirical Stereotypes of a Writer
If I wasn’t an Anthropologie addict before, I certainly am now. Customer service is everything in my opinion. Great companies, albeit many of them small such as Sea Milligan Designs and Alaina Marie, have won me over with their graciousness, helpfulness and of course the customer is always right philosophy. Bigger companies are a little… Continue reading Because Great Customer Service Matters