Blogging, Life & Whatnot, Random Observations, Shared Musings, Shared Stuff, The Fashion Watcher Part, The Mom Part, The Story Lover Part

Quoth the Quirky

Following Jackie's lead, I finally decided to take a go at La Duchesse's TGBOL prompt for the week* because, hey, quirkiness is something this chick can totally get behind. I like quirk. And, if you like quirk, I'm happy to share mine. I hope you will too. 1/Music: Is it possible to get any quirkier than Disco?… Continue reading Quoth the Quirky

Random Observations, The Fashion Watcher Part, The Lit Lover Part, The Movie Lover Part, The Story Lover Part, The Texian Part

Fierce Texan Women

As International Women's Month draws to a close, I thought I'd share a glimpse at a few of my favorite fine, fierce and fabulous women from Texas -- where we grow 'em beautiful, bright, and brave. Joan Crawford, San Antonio, Texas.   Sissy Spacek, Quitman, Texas.   Farrah Fawcett, Corpus Christi, Texas.   Robin Wright, Dallas, Texas… Continue reading Fierce Texan Women

Beauty and Fashion, Random Observations, The Fashion Watcher Part, The Movie Lover Part

Farewell to the Charismatic Chameleon

David Bowie was the consummate performer. Whether on stage, screen, or in the pages of Vogue, his chameleon-like ability to transform and reinvent himself made this private man a legend that was larger than life. Forever a champion of the underdog, Bowie implored listeners to "turn and face the strange."  His androgynous charm attracted admirers of all… Continue reading Farewell to the Charismatic Chameleon

Beauty and Fashion, The Avon Part, The Fashion Watcher Part

Even Cool Girls Wear Pearls

Your style doesn't have to be a feminist manifesto, but wouldn't that be fun? This season's hottest accessory is the pearl. But what if your style doesn't usually call for something so quite so ... dainty? You don't have to be June Cleaver or Betty Draper to caress your neck with one of the world's most… Continue reading Even Cool Girls Wear Pearls

Beauty Advice, Random Observations, The Fashion Watcher Part

Having a Bad Bod Day?

Let's face it, we all have bad bod days. By way of comparison, bad hair days are a breeze when compared to bad bod days. For bad hair days, God created ponytails and braids. For exceptionally frustrating bad hair days, some genius invented baseball caps. But, for bad bod days ... well, sometimes the remedies have… Continue reading Having a Bad Bod Day?

Random Observations, The Fashion Watcher Part, The Mom Part, The Movie Lover Part

A Sexy Twist on Positive Body Image

Lane Bryant has put a sexy spin on the popular Victoria's Secret Angel campaign with it's own cunning new #ImNoAngel campaign. Some people have taken offense, stating that LB is actually attacking Angels and slender women and even promoting "unhealthy lifestyles" ... WHAT? Lane Bryant is clearly celebrating all women. At its harshest, it's a good-natured poke in the eye… Continue reading A Sexy Twist on Positive Body Image

Beauty Advice, Random Observations, The Fashion Watcher Part

But it Was on Sale: Surviving the Tragedy of NBR

Non-buyers remorse, known in retail therapy circles as NBR, is that cruel condition wherein the consumer experiences intense regret for failing to finalize the purchase of a much desired item. Regardless of the precautions we take, it happens to even the best of us. When it strikes, the results can be devastating. Symptoms can include hand-wringing, lip-biting, and general… Continue reading But it Was on Sale: Surviving the Tragedy of NBR