Pick of the Month: Waistband Extender

As I wrote about candidly in my book Candy at Last, I had to learn to watch my waistline once I hit mid-life, so I know what a struggle it can sometimes be to keep yourself from bumping up to the next pants size! If your weight tends to fluctuate a bit, the Easy Fit…More

How to Organize Your Book Collection

I love a good book, and think that shelves filled with books bring a wonderful look and feel to a room. But books can be tricky to organize, and if you don’t create a system you’ll find that your books just gather dust. The goal of organizing books is to make it as easy as…More

How to Avoid Buyer’s Remorse

Shopping is part art, part science, and everyone makes mistakes now and again. Of course, most things can be returned for a credit or refund, but returns are a hassle and shipping is an expense—better to choose right in the first place. Buyer’s remorse is one form of guilt you might as well extricate from…More

3 Easy Style Updates for Fall

Fall is officially here, whether or not you can tell from the weather. With the new season you might be craving a style makeover, so I rounded up a few easy ideas for looking chic and up-to-date without having to invest in an entirely new wardrobe. Here are three top trends to try to give…More

How to Entertain with Children

Throwing a party for both adults and kids is great fun—there’s a vibrant energy to multi-generational gatherings. But it can be stressful to entertain multiple age groups. Here are a few ideas for keeping kids happy (and out of their parents’ hair) at parties: Offer kid-friendly finger food: As you know, kids can be picky…More