Monthly Archive: July, 2012

Buzz The Fuzz: 7 Ways to Banish Facial Hair

Last year, I took advantage of a business trip to South Africa to go Great White shark cage diving off Dyer Island.   It was one of the most terrifyingly awesome things I have… Continue reading

Friday Field Notes: Dictators, Supermodels, Feminists and a Sky Diving Queen

Happy Friday!  Here’s how I’m filling the dead air at dinner parties this weekend: 1) I can’t wait for the new documentary “About Face: Super Models Then and Now” that airs this Monday… Continue reading

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got Botox

  I’ve been getting Botox injections regularly for the past 4 years.  To my surprise, there’s been a lot more trial and error in finding the right doctor, paying the right prices and… Continue reading

Funny Video: Mister Rogers Remixed

Originally posted on The Twist Gossip:
I’m not sure if this qualifies as a “funny video” so much as just an awesome video. I used to watch old episodes of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood…

Glamour Shots Deconstructed 12 Ways

The year was 1982 and I was a 14-year-old with a heavy financial decision to make.  Do I use my hard-earned $16 of babysitting money for that red corduroy prairie skirt from Hit… Continue reading

The Under Estimated Power of Hand Written Gratitude.

Last Sunday, I stooped to a new low. My friend had my family and me up to her country house.  She turned it into an impromptu belated birthday party for me, complete with… Continue reading

Heart Attack Symptoms in Women [Video]

Originally posted on Blessings in Disguise:
I want everyone to read this post – no skimming or scanning today.  Read it carefully.  Pretty please.  🙂 Barry sent me an article yesterday that explained…

Friday Field Notes: Killer Chairs, Killer Cocktails, Fat Supermodels and an Orange Ocean

Woo hoo, it’s the weekend!  Here’s your weekly rundown on tips, trends and tidbits you can take with you to happy hour, your neighbor’s barbecue, your kid’s soccer game or brunch.  Whatever you… Continue reading

Friday Field Notes: The Yin and Yang of Older Women, Harley Davidsons and The Universe.

Happy 4th of July week!  Here are the big and little bangs from this week that I think are worth talking about: 1. There’s nothing I love more than a fail of epic proportions.… Continue reading

Nose Jobs Take a Nose Dive as the Face of Beauty Evolves

It was 1985.  I was a 16 and begrudgingly spending a week with my parents in the Catskills, the legendary Jewish resort area in upstate New York where I was force-fed a steady diet of Jackie Mason… Continue reading

5 Reasons Why Stripes Look Better on the American Flag than on Me

I fantasize about wearing stripes. Not up and down stripes, but horizontal stripes.   And J. Crew is torturing me this season with stripes in every imaginable combination.  Neon, bold, color blocking.  I love… Continue reading

Lose Weight Smarter, Not Harder: Part 1, Behavior Change

The best thing about Monday’s is that it’s one big day of do-overs.   Ate too much over the weekend?  Come Monday, it’s a do-over.  Drank a little too much?  No worries, Monday remembers… Continue reading

Friday Field Notes: What do Male Strippers, Blue Tits and Scientology Have in Common?

Nothing really, except they all made news this week. What has more cheeze than a Cheeto? Male strippers!  But “Magic Mike” (a movie about male strippers) opened this weekend to pretty good reviews… Continue reading