So about that shawl . . . I made my own (and it’s fabulous)!

As I write this, thunder is booming in the distance, and Ludo doesn’t like it one bit. Last week I made him watch a lightning safety video with me. I thought I was being cautious and imparting valuable knowledge to this shih-tzu (maybe). But Ludo took it more seriously than I had expected. Unfortunately there […]

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Why I don’t wear my hair curly every day

Last year around this time I committed to reviving my curls by giving up straightening completely. I actually stuck with this from late December to June, but sadly, my hair ended up in worse shape than when I mostly straightened it. This was, needless to say, the opposite of what I expected! I was pretty […]

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All I want is to wrap myself up in this shawl of dreams

While And Just Like That had its weak points, featuring that glorious Gabriela Hearst shawl/cashmere wrap/stuff of dreams was not one of them. In my mind it upstaged pretty much everything else going on in that episode. But alas, it’s crazy expensive (like over $2,600 expensive!) and I will likely never own it. Drew Barrymore […]

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What Is It About Anna Delvey?

So, earlier this week I stumbled upon the New York Magazine article about Anna Delvey (a.k.a. Sorokin), the “fake German heiress” and subject of the new Netflix series Inventing Anna. The story was just out there enough to spark my imagination. Here was this young woman pretending to be rich, paying for nothing, dressing in […]

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