Fame or Love?

I watched the movie Country Strong starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw and Leighton Meester on my flight from Chicago back to California. I had wanted to watch this movie when it was first released last year at the theater, but I never did get a chance to watch it so I’m happy it was free [...]

A Few Changes

When I first started writing this blog, I had a little more free time. But now I’m finding myself pretty swamped with some of my consulting projects, and especially this week, with the Sweets and Snacks Expo next week, I could not write my Wednesday or Thursday posts in as thoughtful and thorough a manner [...]

Romancing the West with a Jules of the West Colossal Concho Belt

I grew up in Maryland and The Preakness (which is the second leg in American thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown series) is this coming Saturday. I really hope Animal Kingdom (the Kentucky Derby winner) gets this because the last time there was a Triple Crown winner was in 1978 (Affirmed). It would be so nice to see this honor [...]

Feathers in My Hair!

In case you haven’t figured it out yet, the 70s are back big time! If you haven’t already spotted it from all the hippie chicks prancing around, flared jeans and wedge sandals are the hot thing right now. In fact, the trend has even translated to hair!! Many in the fashion know (including my friend Jen) [...]