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backstage beauty products + looks, NY Fashion Week

September 9, 2013

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Michelle Coursey—an extraordinary celebrity, editorial, and fashion makeup artist, who once upon a magazine article, did my makeup—is a facebook friend of mine. I’m always eager to read her posts for product recommendations, and lately I’ve enjoyed her coverage of…
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new car dating

April 24, 2013

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My new car arrives today. I’ve been shopping for a car for a while now, and thanks to many of your suggestions, dear readers, I’ve finally come to my decision. It only took me 18 days! 18 days and 3…
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car shopping

January 5, 2013

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Last time I went car shopping, I learned that “BOY HOWDY” was Texan for “OY VEY.” It’s time to go car shopping again, this time in the Northeast, just for me. We currently own three cars, which means we’re paying…
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gift wrapped life

December 23, 2011

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I don’t care what they say. You can judge a book by its cover. Or at least a gift by its wrap. I actually couldn’t care less what’s inside a package. I love the foreplay of an unopened gift, sitting…
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what makes your “worth it” list?

August 1, 2011

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This list is an extension of an earlier post, where I promised to post such a list. So, here it is, my TOTALLY WORTH IT LIST (aka a list of things I’m glad I bought before marriage and babies, when…
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out of the closet, out of his mind

July 27, 2011

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Phil is already complaining. He’s comparing—dare I say it—WAL-MART’S. “The Wal-Mart here is just not what it is in Austin. Not even close.” Well, it’s not like we’re buying in bulk anyway. ‘Cause this here storage situation ain’t what he…
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passing the Rene Russo clothing test

June 22, 2011

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Packing is elevated to a whole new level when half your wardrobe is too big, a quarter too small, half outdated, a portion stained or damaged by pits or wine or the moth problem Phil had in Manhattan (so fcuking…
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mobile uploads from a fitting room

June 13, 2011

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Because really, this is what happens when you grow up and have children. You no longer have the luxury of shopping with friends. It’s rare, and it used to be a given. Weekends were spent weaving in and out of…
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