It’s all fun and games until someone loses a gallbladder.

It’s all fun and games until someone loses a gallbladder. Do you know what your gallbladder does? Neither did I until a few weeks ago. I was hit with what can only be described as labor type contraction pains in my upper abdomen and ended up in the ER.  For whatever reason my gallbladder hasContinue reading “It’s all fun and games until someone loses a gallbladder.”

Accessory Anxiety

I have been very open about my fear and loathing towards cooking but that doesn’t mean that I don’t like to accessorize my kitchen. Hence my desire for a shiny bright red  Kitchen Aid stand mixer. I didn’t really know what I would do with it but I longed just to look at it. I got my wishContinue reading “Accessory Anxiety”

Roses are Red…

I am a gift slut. I love getting any kind of present.  It could be a pencil and I am still thrilled. The one exception?  Roses on Valentine’s Day. Do you like Valentine’s Day? I know I sound like a total cynic, but I am not a fan of the clichéd gifts that go alongContinue reading “Roses are Red…”

Eggings…Your Winter Wardrobe’s Secret Weapon

The sun finally showed up outside, but it decided to slap us with weather in the teens in the morning hours. So when no one wants to leave the house, let alone the bed, it becomes time to arm yourself with some serious winter gear.My absolute favorite, favorite, favorite are these exercise leggings, which I am going toContinue reading “Eggings…Your Winter Wardrobe’s Secret Weapon”

The Number One Essential Item You Need In Your Closet

When I went to college one of the general education requirements for graduation was to complete Basic Oral Communication 101, aka a Public Speaking class.  I had spent most of my teen years doing anything and everything I could to avoid having any kind of attention on myself, so needless speaking in front of a room fullContinue reading “The Number One Essential Item You Need In Your Closet”

Shopping like a boss

Holiday shopping requires a different kind of finesse to navigate the sea of stores, sales and crowds. This is where the women are separated from the wimps, the pros from the amateurs,  it’s the big time. You need to have a plan. Get in, get it and get out. Here are some techniques to helpContinue reading “Shopping like a boss”

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 keepContinue reading “Holiday Hell”

House Party

Let’s be totally honest. When someone says they are going to host a party for the sale of (fill in the blank; candles, clothes, jewelry, food, food storage, home decor, makeup) your first instinct is to roll over and play dead. “Oh the Evite must have went to my junk email folder!” “I just can’tContinue reading “House Party”

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