Why We Need Girlfriends

Ladies, it’s time for a wee bit of men bashing.  We all love our husbands or significant others and can’t live without them, but we also can’t live without our girlfriends.  This isn’t so much a post to be down on the guys, but more of a validation of “Why We Need Girlfriends”.   ...more

So THAT'S why they call it an "Adult" store

-By Zoe (@zoeshrugged on Twitter)Before I begin, let me start by stating that I am not the kind of girl who talks freely about her lady parts. I’m not a Samantha, a Carrie, and especially not Lena Dunham with her stupid face and awkward naked body that she feels the need to show off. (Good luck getting that image out of your head.) I’m one of the good girls.  ...more

The Bachelor and Dolly

Julie from Just JulesAs you know, my life is an adventure with lot's of weird stories that make sense to me. I hear it all the time, "Julie, your life is so weird." I haven't lived a cooKie cutter life.  My experiences have made me unique and I'm content with that.  So I just share my random life stories with my readers instead. ...more

Kathy and Judy are Returning to Girlfriend-Land

Have you heard the news?!?! Kathy O'Malley and Judy Markey are returning to fill the airwaves at WGN Radio with their signature brand of smart, hilarious fabulosity. I can't wait!Fans of the "Girlfriends" will know what a big deal this is. ...more

Wherever you go there you are

I couldn't wait to hop in the car and head to Nashville to see my friends and family. I was ready to go back and visit this place filled with memories and dotted with friends. What it's sometimes hard to account for is the actual feeling of returning to a place you once lived.  When I drove by this Memphis sign, the wave of nostalgia that rolled over me was happy and bittersweet and complicated....more

Girls' Night In

I love, love, love getting together with girlfriends for what I like to call "Girl's Night In"....more

A Wish For My Friend on a Tough Day

Imagine applying for your dream job when you are a kid and waiting your whole life to  finally get it.  That's what becoming a mom was like for her.  And now that her baby is starting school next week, it feels like she just got laid off- or at least a significant cut in hours.  She knows that she will find a new job, maybe even a great job, but not the one she really wants.  And when she called this morning to cry, I just listened and wished I could have kissed away her tears....more

Separate Checks?

I love eating. I love my friends. A+B=Dining Out So let’s say you make a date, pick a restaurant and head out for an evening of fun. ...more

Missing 'The Golden Girls': The Sad State Of Female Friendships On Network TV

No matter how many times I saw the I Love Lucy episode, the schtick never got old. Lucy and Ethel cockily wrapping bonbons as they lazily chugged down a conveyor belt. Their smugness transformed into panic as the conveyor belt sped forward forcing the girls to stuff chocolates in their mouths, hats, and blouses just to keep pace....more
I so loved the Golden Girls!  There was humour, pathos and lots of heart in that show.  And you ...more