How NOT to Be a Karen: The Ultimate Guide

How NOT to Be a Karen: The Ultimate Guide

In the era of “OK, Boomer” and millennial bashing, someone somewhere finally turned social media land’s attention to Karen. Of course, not every Karen is a Karen. Many (probably most) Karens are perfectly lovely people. Likewise, you don’t have to be Karen to “be a...
Crepe Erase Review On Day 21

Crepe Erase Review On Day 21

When I saw an ad for Crepe Erase on my Facebook newsfeed, I was intrigued. I mean, Crepe Erase has Dorothy Hamill as a spokesperson, for Pete’s sake! Hey, I wore her hairstyle from about fifth-grade until eighth, and I know Dorothy wouldn’t lie, right?...
Midlife Hair, Don’t Care! (OK that’s a lie)

Midlife Hair, Don’t Care! (OK that’s a lie)

If your midlife hair in its natural state looks like you just finished a Jeep ride in a hurricane, with a chimpanzee giving you a makeover… I got you. My midlife hair is longer than I’ve ever worn it. Growing up, all the married women I knew had short hair. I thought...

I Laughed Way Too Hard at This

Worse… I laughed at my own joke First, got to state up-front: I did not vote for him. I’m a Libertarian. With that little disclaimer out of the way… So, my son’s girlfriend and I went out for dinner at a new place in town. Everything was going...
That First Pancake

That First Pancake

By now, it’s practically a non-event. The first is the worst, right? As a professional writer, most days it feels like the words flow, the ideas pop, and the end of the day has my to do list satisfyingly filled with crossed-off items. But there are days when the...
A Beginner’s Guide to Food and Wine Pairings

A Beginner’s Guide to Food and Wine Pairings

Mystified by food and wine pairings? That ends today. With summer among us, it’s time to start thinking about grilling out and enjoying this beautiful weather. Most people have trouble creating food and wine pairings that work well. In general, heavier foods like red...
Hello Fresh vs. Blue Apron vs. Plated

Hello Fresh vs. Blue Apron vs. Plated

Hmm, should I go with Blue Apron or Hello Fresh? Oh wait, there’s also Plated?  Hello Fresh vs. Blue Apron vs. Plated… who’s the winner? I LOVE them all… and I’m canceling my subscriptions. Here’s why. As a business owner whose...