Month: August 2014

Drink Pink!

Perhaps the best qualities about these two recipes is how beautifully they perform for at-home entertaining and how easy they are to serve.

Flamingo Friday is showing off its feathers for you with these two pink drink recipes. Think poolside. Think pink. Think Labor Day weekend… Perhaps the best qualities about these two recipes is how beautifully they perform for at-home entertaining and how easy they are to serve. Caution: don’t let these pink drinks deceive you. They …

Take Your Fret Away

Find the peace you seek. 5 ways to rid yourself of worry and fret.

Part II of Her Meanest Day When caught in the rip current of fret, you feel like there’s no end in sight. You’re stuck in the flow of overwhelming thoughts. How did I miss that conference call?! Did I phrase that correctly? Should I have said yes instead of no? Why didn’t I say no? …

Her Meanest Day

Learn how to survive even your toughest day. Sometimes looking back at childhood can help you design your own victories against fret, stress or worry.

Ever get the mean reds? –Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s as played by Audrey Hepburn Part 1 One of the main reasons work stresses me out when it does, is because of all the fretting I do. “To fret” literally means to gnaw, as in: The dog gnawed on the chew toy until she …

Beautiful but Low-maintenance Home Ideas

8 ways to make your home prettier and your life easier

In the chaos of calendars & planners, there is never enough time to take care of my place. It’s a cliché story: after working all day, I don’t have the energy or time to worry about the state of my home. However, as you lovely readers know from last week’s Interior Designing with your Other …

Happy Flamingos & Friday

After such an intense week, the only cure is a pink flamingo in paradise. Happy Flamingo Friday! From PINKCURLERS.com

I can’t express enough how happy I am that it is Friday. This week has been…well you know, one of those weeks. I’ve hit so many deadlines this week, I don’t know how my fingers can still type, how I am awake right now, how I haven’t overdosed on Diet Coke… how I got here. I …

The Diamond and the Marc Jacobs Watch

Why you should always wear a watch to professional events.

It’s subtle, but not subtle enough that you don’t notice that slightly “more eager to please” tone in the cashier’s voice, that colleagues who have never spoken to me before greet me on a first name basis suddenly, how quickly store clerks ask me if I need any help finding anything. “Isn’t strange how people …

10 Ways to Avoid Potential Stressors at Work

Lessen the load at work. 10 ways to remove useless struggles.

For many of us, work is a place that we grow, compete, learn and challenge ourselves as well as others.  It can be exhilarating as much as it can be exhausting.  In order to focus on our positive aims and achieve our goals, we must keep the daily unnecessary struggles to a minimum. One of …

Interior Designing with Your “Other Half”

Design your home together when moving in with your other half

It’s an exciting venture.  We are making our very own nook in the world, building a mini paradise lagoon of our stuff. Poetically and romantically I compare moving in with the person you love with a swirl of two ice cream flavors sitting atop the one little ice cream cone.  Together, the flavors work together …

Exclusive Q & A with Dr. Stacey M. Rosenfeld

In yesterday’s book review, we explored the treasures and insight offered by Dr. Stacey M. Rosenfeld’s book, Does Every Woman Have an Eating Disorder?. Today’s post is an exclusive interview with Dr.Stacey herself conducted by Rodi Rosensweig. The interview digs deep into the specifics of our daily concerns regarding the subject of body confidence and …

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