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Tastes like…

Some foods taste like my childhood (don’t worry, I’m not about to get all Proustian on you). I will forever be envious of people who grew up in ‘normal’ homes. With moms who cooked and families who ate dinner together. That was sooo not my experience. We ate a lot of fast food. And tv […]

My Springtime Wish: A Man with a Plan

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – nothin is sexier than a man with a plan. OK, so maybe I haven’t used those exact words (or maybe I did, who the hell remembers). But on my big list of turn-offs is guys who say things like, “let’s get together sometime this weekend.” […]

How About We… Skip to the Good Part

Most people think of me as a longtime fan of online dating.  And I am. But I’m always relieved when a guy cuts through the layers of potential BS to say, in the first or second email, “hey you seem cool, let’s just skip all this email/phone call stuff and meet.” Because when it comes […]

‘I’m Too Sexy’ Valentine’s Day Contest

I’m just gonna come out and say it – I’m sexier now than I was 10 years ago.  Or 20 years ago. Hold on tight, there are tangents-a-plenty. I might have had a better body in my 20s and/or 30s. But back then, I wasn’t nearly as comfortable in my own skin as I am […]

Lose the Guy, Keep the Jewelry

Random: It comes up quite often – my complete inability to accessorize. I’ve never really been able to pull it off. Back when my career was very corporate-y, I had a (friendly, trying to be helpful) colleague tell me that I’d look more professional AND feminine if I wore jewelry. So I went out and […]