Valentine’s Day

So let's be honest, flowers die. Candy makes us feel happy while we are eating it but not the next day when our jeans feel tight. Here is my list of things that I would like to "BE MINE." 1. Red nail polish. Perfect for your nails, or your toes! Or for both. I am [...]

Perfectly Imperfect

Perfectly Imperfect...My Personal Public Service Announcement. It was the night before my kids were starting back to school, and in an effort to be prepared I had my kids pick out their clothes the night before. My daughter went in and dug out a pair of shorts that she wore to death over the summer, [...]

Spring Things

Spring is a time of renewal...especially for your wardrobe! There is no better time than RIGHT NOW to replenish and refresh. Trust me, if you wait until summer, you won't be able to find what you are looking for. And if you live locally? You won't want to miss the Spring Shopping event at Ashley [...]

Superbowl Showdown

Superbowl Showdown Yesterday morning our son asked if we could get a "Game Day Bucket." "A what?" I asked, with a great deal of trepidation. Apparently it is Kentucky Fried Chicken's idea of dinner. Eww. Not my idea of dinner. "I don't think we should eat anything out of bucket," I said. Our daughter said "If you [...]

Holiday Hell

That's right. I said it.  I tried for a better, nicer title, I really did. But this one has been stuck in my head for about 2 weeks. I don't mean to be all Grinch-like about this time of year but I haven't run into one woman that doesn't feel this way.  We all keep [...]

The Right to Vote

The Right to Vote

Some things are just gross. Our son watches the NHL (National Hockey League) network 24/7. Hockey is still on lockout but he doesn't care, all he wants to do watch and play hockey. This should be an improvement over Sponge Bob and his band of idiots but there seems to be only 3 commercials ever [...]

Step Away From The Mom Jeans…Fall Must Haves from Lisa Baldwin, owner of Chantilly Blue.

I had often thought it would be a fabulous idea if you could walk into a jean store and leave with a perfect fit in under a half hour, without any sweating or crying, or beating someone as you leave the fitting room. Enter Lisa Baldwin.  In the past I have referred to her as the Denim [...]