Beautylish-ous Spring Trends

Last Tuesday, I was invited to the 2011 Spring Trend Review, sponsored by the beauty site, Beautylish.  In case you’ve never heard of it, Beautylish ( is a social network for beauty, cosmetics, and their brands.  A site still in its infancy, Beautylish launched last year to capitalize on the $330 billion dollar beauty product [...]

Embrace Who You Are

“You are who you are. All you can do in this world is help others to be who they are and better themselves and those around them.” Those words (a tweet, actually) were some of the last that Elizabeth Taylor, the beautiful and talented Oscar-winning actress and arguably, the last great star, posted before her [...]

Piano Statement

We bought a keyboard for our home last week.  My boyfriend wanted to learn and teach himself how to play the piano, and I get to benefit as I now get to practice some of my old classical pieces (such as Debussy’s Reverie) after taking 12 years of piano lessons as a child. I love [...]

How to Get What You Want

I finally finished reading “Wishcraft: How to Get What You Really Want” by Barbara Sher.  Now, for those of you who have never heard of this book, it is now printed in its 30th anniversary edition and more than 650,000 copies have been sold.  It was originally published in 1979 and is a timeless classic [...]