If You’re Going To Call Me A Name, Let It Be This

I’m 5’1″. I’ve been called short before, and a lot of other names, too, that I’d rather not recall. Nobody’s perfect. But now that I’m all grown up (debatable), if you are going to call me a name, let these words roll off your tongue: That girl is a hopeless romantic. That’s a nomenclature I…

Carriefully, I Took The Quiz

Last night, as I was tucking myself in, exhausted from the busy week, I saw my friend Scott post on Facebook that he got Charlotte in the “Sex and The City” online quiz. I don’t ever take these celebrity quizzes, but this one intrigued me because I’ve always thought of myself as Carrie (as do…

Fashion Friday & Food: Carrie Bradshaw ‘Romantic’ Style

* * * Today’s Fashion Look: The Romantic Style Years ago, when I was moonlighting as a fashion stylist, I would facilitate short seminars. I categorized women into four categories, primarily using the women from “Sex and the City” as examples. It’s an easy way to figure out what type of dress you prefer–and what…

Fashion Friday: How Would You Categorize Your Style?

In continuing the summer “Fashion Fridays” posts, I thought we’d talk about personal style this week. When I used to have my little fashion side business, we categorized women into four categories. For the most part, I asked women with which style they could best identify. On the show, “Sex and The City,” the characters…

Most Attractive Names Revealed After Poll—Did Your Name Make The List?

*** I know I just blogged earlier today, but this study is fascinating. When I was driving to work yesterday morning, I heard the morning show I was listening to discussing this topic… Apparently, a group of Psychologists at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany, conducted a survey of more than 47,000 people. The questions asked?…

“You think life is like living in a magazine.”

I’m not sure if it was last year or the year before during our family vacation when my father offered one of his astute and memorable (and humorous) observations. We were sitting on the beach and I was romanticizing about the late afternoon time of day; we were some of the only folks on the…