I throw up in my mouth a little as I quote this because it came from a Lexus commercial. But sometimes the universe speaks to you, and today it spoke to me because my… Continue reading
Renewal is a word I usually save for the sobering doldrums of January, or the optimism of Spring. Rarely does it headline in November and December when words like revelry and indulge take center stage.
Last year I got an unexpected bonus and decided to inject it into my face. Imagining what “me 2.0” could look like, I impulsively ran to the office of Dr. Howard Sobel and… Continue reading
It was just about 3PM and I was already eyeing that bottle of Pinot Noir. In case you haven’t heard, Hurricane Sandy (er Frankenstorm) is coming to town and we’re battening down the… Continue reading
My mother raised me to believe that’s its better to be pretty than sexy. I disagree.
I start planning for Halloween in August because getting to wear costumes is second only to the perfect sipping tequila in my book of pleasures. The chance for me to realize left-over childhood… Continue reading
It’s official, summer 2012 is gone. I’ve been grieving since Labor Day and wince just a bit inside when I leave the office only to realize the sun is setting just a few minutes earlier… Continue reading
It’s the end of a long work-day and I’m caught in the thick of the rotisserie chicken panic at Whole Foods, where moms like me scramble for dinner redemption. Scorching hot chicken in… Continue reading
Have you ever made out with a cactus? Neither have I, but I’m sure it feels just like getting a vial of Juvederm in your lip, and I dare any man to try… Continue reading
I’m running for my life up the lower east side of Manhattan, covered in an ashy substance that’s burning my skin. I’m disoriented, terrified and unsure whether I’ll survive the day. As low… Continue reading
If there’s one thing I’ve learned about living in New York City, it’s to avoid Times Square on New Year’s Eve, the St. Patrick’s Day parade, the Puerto Rican Day parade and the… Continue reading
I have a confession. I have a love-hate relationship with beauty. I can chalk this up to the fact that I’m a Gemini, or just admit that sometimes I get tired of keeping… Continue reading
Earlier in the summer, I vowed on this blog that I would lose 8 pounds in preparation for the family reunion I’m facing at the beach this weekend. I figured if the threat… Continue reading
There’s nothing sweeter than seeing your little orange button light up (WordPress bloggers, you’ll know what I mean – everyone else, this is not code for something pervy, I swear). Especially when it’s… Continue reading
My husband and I are having fight. We’re packing for a few days at the beach and he won’t let me put my makeup case into his suitcase. He’s pissed that I need… Continue reading