Tag: girl’s night

The Best & Basics of Wine Tasting

I've broken down the process of wine tasting to its bare bones. I've made us a quick review to look over before your next nice dinner out. Wine tasting, as out of place as it may seem in our beer ponging and shot taking society, has its place not only to impress but also to unravel bouquets of flavor, tradition and invention to you.

How important is it really these days to know how to taste wine? Of course literally tasting wine is not what I’m talking about. I’m referring to the cultural ritual of tasting wine. It always seemed pretty snooty to me. Especially during my younger years when booze was booze and whatever kind you could afford …

Fluff & Stuff

Fairy dust or Eye shadow? Both! 4 ways to use all those eye shadows you never use other than on your eyes. It's literally the perfect powder.

Fluff, fluff & more fluff.  It could be the insane amount of work and writing career stuff I’ve had to keep up with all week, or it could be another obsession, but this week and last week I noticed I have been writing more fluffy pieces than usual.  It even shows in the last few …

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 …

10 Ideas for the Weekend

A few simple things you probably haven't done before...

Flamingo Friday has returned once again to save us from the routines of our workweek. With Friday, comes the anticipation of the weekend. What will you be doing this weekend? 10 Ideas for the Weekend, You May not Think of Otherwise 1. Listen to an entire Ella Fitzgerald album in the evening with lights off, …

Looking back at Your Kid Self may be the Best Thing You’ve ever Done for Yourself

How recalling your childhood can help you today

I remember never wanting to leave the bathtub when I was little. It was one of the best places around. I had floating ships and mermaids, Mr. Bubbles avalanches, Ninja Turtle foam soap. One of the greatest toys for the tub was my set of write on the bathroom tile crayons. I have no idea …

Hugging the U in ThUrsday

Old hollywood fluff

Celebrate the essence of you, your unique, unparalleled and utmost you. In a world of closed doors, Dorothy Dandridge opened them with the power of her “u,” her ultra unique self.

30 is the New 13

Today is my 30th birthday. Unforeseeably, I never imagined that I would feel more 13 today than I did when I was 13.  The thing about it all is that I feel happy like a kid, free like a kid, as magical as a kid, without all the pre-puberty problems of acne, awkwardness, lack of …

Movie bubble madness…

Retro snapshots: scenes when the birds and the bees are thinking, geeze! Featuring Jane Russell, Mad Men and Marilyn Monroe!  

48 Colors of Stress Relief…

So when I told my friend, a successful psychologist, that my new technique for stress relief was painting and coloring (yes, as in coloring books!), she didn’t seem surprised…surprisingly. In fact, she was so supportive she found an actual coloring book for grown ups and gave it to me on my birthday. It’s one of …

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