Posts Tagged ‘candy spelling’

How to Stock Enough Food and Drink for a Party

When you’re planning a cocktail party, it’s easy to stress out about whether you have enough food and drink.  Nothing is worse than running out before the end of the party, but then you don’t want to blow your budget and be left with tons of leftovers either.  Here are a few pointers I’ve picked…More

Pick of the Month: Mobile Mini Speakers

Now that CDs have gone the way of the vinyl disk and the eight-track tape, we find ourselves listening to music stored on or streamed through computers and mobile devices. But computer and cell phone speakers don’t do music justice, so I rely on these cute and portable Brookstone Mobile Mini Speakers to make music…More

How to Make Small Talk

Aaron was a master at making conversation with anyone, from Prince Charles to the busboy at a restaurant. Unfortunately, chatting with strangers doesn’t come easily for many of us. As I wrote in Candy at Last, Aaron and I spent our third or fourth date working on improving my social skills.  Here are a few tips…More

How to Find Your Most Flattering Colors

Although some people would have you believe otherwise, discovering your best colors is more art than science. Here are a few flexible tips I’ve picked up on how to wear your most flattering colors: It’s all about undertones. Most people’s skin has either warm or cool undertones, and these are separate from skin color (dark-skinned…More