I hate reality TV. It gives me nose bleeds. But one show has managed to plague my life like an infectious disease. Wait for it…@plus8jonandkate. I’ve never subjected myself to an episode, nor visited their Web site, and have shunned
Halloween is this Saturday, which gives us all an excuse to get a little silly. (Code for: time for girls to dress like sluts and boys to dress like girls.) But seriously, who doesn’t love Halloween? Whether it’s bobbing for
In last week’s Chicago Tribune, NYC “it boy” restaurateur David Chang of Momofuku fame rattles off a pretty comprehensive rant about the worst dining trends of the last decade. In between vitriol directed toward The Cheesecake Factory, walls of wine
Ever since I was little, I’ve been a television fanatic. In fact, my favorite number is 12 because Nickelodeon used to be on Channel 12. Looking back, some of my favorite shows had the absolute WORST production value: Belle and
I think Sephora does an amazing job making sure their merchandise mix is fresh, new and innovative. It certainly keeps all the makeup-obsessed ladies coming back for more, week after week, looking to see what’s been added to the shelves.
I’m a big believer in finishing a book and passing it on…luckily so are many of my friends and relatives. Most recently my mother sent me home with The Egyptologist by Arthur Phillips. Though I couldn’t make it though Phillips’
I’ll admit it. Until recently, I didn’t know much about sex slavery. Somehow, despite regularly watching the news and reading books & magazines, I was relatively unaware of the torture and brutality that young girls face every day. However, now
By now, most of you know that I read Real Simple like the bible, flip through Cooking Light each month, and was an avid fan of Gourmet (RIP). I enjoy cooking and entertaining and — with the holiday season already