Women Look in an Interactive Mirror and get a Massive Surprise!

When these women look into an interactive mirror, they are not expecting what is about to happen. I am weeping as I type this. Send the following video to all of the loving, beautiful women you know today ....more

My Husband Doesn’t Quite Believe We’re Only Friends

Is it just me or am I a handful for any man? I often wonder if I could be married to me, so it’s fortunate I don’t have to be. But my husband, Henry, is stuck ....more

One of the Many Reasons to Swoon Over Jimmy Fallon. Oh, and Brad Pitt too.

Brad Pitt Jimmy Fallon break dancing. Me laughing uncontrollably. Tween daughters thinking we are all lame ....more

How to Escape the Zombie Apocalypse During Fashion Friday @ Bungalow 20

Kim and Ilyse of Bungalow 20 received a new shipment and being the the Shopping Savant that I am I was there to help rip open the boxes to assess which goodies I needed, in order to be ready for the Zombie Apocalypse. The ZA is coming, but zombies have an aversion to fashionable humans. Inoculate yourselves from zombies thusly: A medley of greens and blacks ....more

Thanksgiving Fig and Basalmic-glazed LAMB!

photo credit: Melissa Mayo One of my favorite memories growing up were the nights my mom cooked rack of lamb and we watched Night Gallery; featuring stories of horror and the macabre...more

5 Reasons He’s an Asshat, 7 Reasons You’re in Denial

Are you an Asshat? Because I can fix you. If you’re a car, then I’m a mechanic ....more

Margaret, you Need Mary Kay’s Flirty Festive Look, Love Caprice and Win $100 Gift Card

Margaret, the holiday season is upon us. This is the time to counter-intuitively stop eating duck confit with fig marmalade and berry compote. That’s right, Margaret, I can see you! Put the duck fat down. Put it down right now! You’re not even French, for Godsakes! Margaret, it’s also time to shuck the snowsuit, UGG boot and fleece-lined, earmuff, hat-head couture. ...more

Margaret, you Need Mary Kay’s Flirty Festive Look, Love Caprice and Win $100 Gift Card

Margaret, the holiday season is upon us. This is the time to counter-intuitively stop eating duck confit with fig marmalade and berry compote. That’s right, Margaret, I can see you! ...more

It’s Fashion Friday Again with Bungalow 20! New Goodies I Got to Model

I always say that me working in a clothing store is like Charlie Sheen trying to stay sober in a crack house. I love clothes. Perhaps too much, especially considering as a mom and a writer that I could pretty much get away with wearing pajamas most of the time ....more

When the Wicked Stepmom Becomes Your Mom

I was two years old when my stepmother Gini burst into my life like a glamorous, marauding Valkyrie set on bending me to her will. She had platinum blond hair worn in an Aqua-Net bouffant, thick black eyeliner, and a figure Jayne Mansfield would've killed for. At night she peeled her false eyelashes off like she was undressing her face....more
You are lucky to have a step mom who loves you just as much as she loves her own children.more