Monthly Archives: February 2013

$323.24 ~ What It Costs to Look Oscar Ready

With all the Oscar hoopla this week over who wore what and how much it cost, I was inspired to share my recent fancy, dress up experience with you and how I pulled it off for $323.24. My husband is a member of a social organization in Tampa called Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla (YMKG). […]

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5.14 ~ What a Soul Weighs In Pounds

I’m not a cat person. I never had a cat, never wanted a cat, and never loved a cat. Until Minnie. And I never had to put a cat down. Until Minnie. Minnie was born outside David’s office about twelve years ago.¬†Like me, David wasn’t a cat person, but Minnie charmed her way through the […]

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How to Have a Fun, Sexy, Spiritual Valentine’s Day

What’s your idea of a fun, sexy, spiritual Valentine’s Day? Mine looks something like this: Ok, that’s not really my idea of a fun, sexy, spiritual Valentine’s Day. Well, yes it is. But, I’m happily married so, my fun, sexy, spiritual Valentine’s Day will not include Adam Levine. If I’m lucky, however, it will include […]

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You Glow Girl ~ Getting a Turkish Bath

Istanbul has been on my wanderlust list for a while. The markets, the spices, and the panoply of colors have danced in my head so much, it’s as if I’ve already been there. My friend, Melanee, returned recently from Istanbul. Over lunch, I made her tell me every last detail of her spirited adventure. While […]

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The Saks Fifth Avenue Style File ~ What’s Hot for Spring

I adore spring. Maybe it’s because I grew up in the Midwest where spring meant longer days and hopefully the last of the cold weather. Maybe it’s because it feels like everything old is new again. Maybe it’s because these days, the Easter bunny delivers a little chocolate and, if I’m lucky, jewelry. But really, […]

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Be Kind ~ Silencing the Voice Inside Your Head

Don’t you love it when you need something, and the Universe just hands it to you? That happened to me yesterday. I didn’t feel like it, but I got out of bed at 7:30 on a Saturday and drove my tired ass to hot flow yoga. I’ve been having a love affair with yoga on […]

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