Get your bra to live longer!

Have a bra you love? Wish you could have it around forever…well I can’t promise forever but I do have a few handy hints and tips to help prolong the life of your favorite bra!...more

Point-and-Click Tips: Cropping Photos to Improve the Visual Effect

Cropping is a useful tool for photo improvement. Though it sounds like an easy trick, cropping is more art than science and you need an eye for it. Still there are some general guidelines that can help you improve the visual effect of your photos.Focus in!...more

My Take on Food Styling and Photography

When I first picked up a DSLR camera and began photographing/blogging regularly, I never imagined I'd fall so head-over-heels in love with food photography and styling. Nor could I have predicted that less than 2 years later, I'd be getting such incredible support from my readers, and more recently, an increasing number of emails asking for photography advice. I have no idea if this comes across online, but I'm actually quite a shy person in real life. It's truly a testament to you all that I feel quite at ease writing this post today....more
what a wonderful post full of great advice! Thank you for sharing tips on what you love (which ...more


Depending on who you read or listen to, opinions are divided on whether 12-21-2012 will be the end of time.  But for argument's sake, let's assume it's true.  What would you want to accomplish before December?  Here are a few thoughts I had on the subject.1.  Have grilled cheese and tomato soup and use your good china.  Why not?  What are you saving the "good stuff" for?  And who ever came up with the rule that the good china can only be used for special occasions?...more

Frugal Kitchen

The kitchen is one of the easiest places to save money and I'm not talking about on food!  There are some simple steps you can take to save a bit here and there.  And we all know every little bit adds up!!...more

Wedding Secrets: Part 2 As promised, here is the second installment of wedding secrets to help any stressed out bride-to-be plan her perfect day. Happy planning!Tip 1: Don’t Force the Fiancé...more

Healthy Holidays

Basically, healthy holidays is an oxymoron. Who wants to eat salad when you're surrounded by hot cocoa, santa cookies, candy canes and awesome feasts? Pretty much no one however, there are ways around the 2 extremes, gorging or depriving.  Here are some tips to reach a happy medium over the next few weeks of holiday feeding and drinking frenzy!...more

Jumpseat Confessions Tips for Travel

For anyone who has actually gone on vacation, you’ve probably caught yourself saying “I need a vacation to get over my vacation”. We stress ourselves out over the smallest details and end up going kung-fu Bruce Lee on everyone. I have the pleasure of defending myself a la crouching tiger hidden flight attendant on a regular basis....more

Running on Empty? How to Make Time for You!

Follow my blog on“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” - Picasso...more

An Evening With Bob Brown Part II