Category: Other Holidays

The Best Beauty Tips for Weddings

February 9th, 2014 by

[This piece is a special supplement to my bridal story, which runs in today’s issue of Volusia magazine in the Daytona Beach News-Journal. (I will post the link when it becomes available.) I was inspired by a few beautiful friends who have celebrated weddings recently, and a few more who are in the midst of […]

5 Most Romantic Valentine’s Day Dresses

January 26th, 2014 by

Okay, I’ll admit it. I am something of a literalist. You know all those 80’s songs with sly references to… you know. Well, I didn’t know. Examples: “Pour Some Sugar On Me.” Messy! And think of the ants! (Okay, the ants part came later, but still). “Physical” Sandy from Grease really likes to exercise. And […]

Oh The Places You’ll Go! : The Special Occasion Edition

March 7th, 2012 by

On big nights out, and holidays, I really like to make the extra effort, but I still don’t have a lot of time. I don’t go for evening updos or really elaborate makeup – I am not going to the Oscars, after all. I usually wear my hair down, do a smoky eye, and a […]

The Week of Living Dangerously

November 14th, 2011 by

I cannot believe it’s been a week since I last blogged. The last week has been nuts in a way I wouldn’t have thought possible, as I try to wrap my brain around the craziness of the coming weeks. In the next month alone, I will be: Throwing 2 birthday parties (a school one and […]

Fall Shopping Week: Holiday Dress Time

October 5th, 2011 by

I can’t believe how behind I am this year! The fall decorations are still in storage, I haven’t bought any costumes, the “house is a mess!” according to Lola, and I don’t have outfits for the girls for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Last year I had made some real progress on my Christmas shopping list by […]