This morning I pulled out a favorite dress for the first time in ages. It’s a loose, straight piece, nearly “shapeless.” To render it office-appropriate and add definition mimicking my body shape, I belted it. As I saw my now cinched waist in the mirror, I considered the female form, which led to me thinking… Continue Reading Fashion Undressed | A Womanly Figure: Considering the Dress Form
“You gonna come for me?” my date said more than asked, too matter-of-factly as he unceremoniously slid his hand inside my jeans. “No,” I blurted out, not giving my mind time to volley between honesty and charades. “I’m not.” As the words came out, a jolt of power rushed through my body. Or maybe it… Continue Reading A Life, Replotted: Owning the O
When I walk into McDonald’s, I want fries. I already know a salad is the choice that would better help me achieve my diet goals. Ah, but those fries. They just smell and taste so good. This post, I’m going to talk about one of my favorite products, especially during the summer months. However, if… Continue Reading Wicked Beauty: Boscia’s Super Cool De-Puffing Eye Balm Review
“It’s been done before.” If you’ve watched any of the ubiquitous fashion design shows, you’ve heard coaches, mentors, and judges critique rising courtiers, telling them that their designs aren’t new. “What goes around, comes around.” Not just life advice, those of us who’ve been around tend to roll our eyes at the cyclical versions of… Continue Reading Fashion Undressed: Plagiarism as Design Inspiration?
I thought I was exempt from having those kinds of mornings. You know, a morning when you anticipate getting slammed at work and need to be showered, dressed and properly caffeinated, lickety-split. Unfortunately, no one gets a pass. Not even when there are only thirty-five footsteps separating your bed from your desk. I purchased Nivea… Continue Reading Wicked Beauty: Nivea In-Shower Smoothing Body Lotion Review
Two months ago, I got angry at the Facebook app, which for three days straight refused to reload updates. Instead it gave me the spinning wheel of death and ate up my time and precious battery power. “Take that,” I said in my head to Mark Zuckerberg as I pressed firmly on the app, causing… Continue Reading A Life, Replotted: Divorcing Facebook