The Pixie Cut: Why I Went Short (Would You?)

A few weeks ago I went to a salon, pulled my hair back in a ponytail and asked the hairdresser to cut it off. What she placed in my hand was 15 inches of my hair tied neatly in a yellow hairband. That hair is on its way to Locks of Love, an organization that provides hairpieces to economically disadvantaged children suffering from long term medical hair loss. A friend of mine grows her hair out the requisite 12 inches every couple of years and then cuts it off to donate, and I've always admired her for it....more

I personally don't have the features to have short hair but I love it on you and Carey! more

Do Tell: Share the Shoes You Want to Be Buried In and Win a $100 Visa Gift Card

Shoe porn. We've all seen it -- the beautifully lit stiletto balanced on a glass shelf, the perfectly manicured toes peeping out of a delicate sandal. But wait, there's more to it than that, right? ...more

to be buried in these grey suede t-strap fringe heels. For me, the higher the shoes, the ... more

The $100 Question: Tell Loralee About Your Pretend Paramours

Welcome to The $100 Question, where fellow BlogHers are asking questions ... and every answer could be worth one hundred dollars! Let's meet today's host: Loralee from Loralee's Looney Tunes ...more

but I would take a couple of characters they play!

Jim Halpert (The Office)- So freaking ... more

Jean Paul Gaultier for Target Collection Disappointing

Like most of Target's designer collections, Jean Paul Gaultier's collection for Target is expected to fly off the shelves. This may be true, but I'll tell you this: the pieces will not be flying into my closet. Even though there were quite a few pieces that looked promising in pictures, I was really disappointed with the quality of the entire collection. The pieces I thought I would like still looked decent on the hanger, but once I placed the fabric between my fingers it was over....more

I find almost all of the Target designer collaborations disappointing. The fit is always a ... more

Nail polish trends for Spring, 2010

Even in Chicago, the weather is finally warm enough to have me thinking seriously about my spring wardrobe. And yet, here in Chicago, there is always a possibility that another snowstorm will hit. So savvy fashionistas think about ways to freshen up their winter clothes, because around here at least, we're going to be wearing them for the next month. The simplest, cheapest, and fastest update? A new bottle of nail polish....more

I got a bottle of Chanel Particuliere as soon as it came out. I can't believe the amounts of ... more

Share who you would have coffee with for a chance to win $1,000 from BlogHer and NESCAFÉ® TASTER’S CHOICE®!

Coffee is a drink best enjoyed together. So if you could have coffee with anyone - and we do mean anyone– who would it be and what would make your time together so memorable? Share it below for a chance to win $1,000 and a NESCAFÉ® TASTER’S CHOICE® prize pack!...more

My girlfriends from college meet for coffee everything Thursday night for a girls only gab ... more

Shopping the Kids Section - For You: Tips for Unique Fashion Steals

My favorite sweater in current wardrobe rotation is a cozy gray cotton and cashmere blend. It's fitted and belted with wide sleeves. It's soft, it's by Stella McCartney -- and according to the tag, it was made for a 12-year old girl. It also cost under $25. ...more

In the same size, for myself at Gap kids around Christmas time!


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My name is Renee, I am an early childhood literacy consultant, freelance writer, author of my blog Cutie Booty Cakes, and mom of a toddler. Whew! Just writing that made me tired. I currently reside in Atlanta but grew up on the water in Long Island, New York. I am now a Georgia Peach we affectionately call this place HOTlanta. Plan a visit here during the summer months and you will understand why the name is a perfect fit.

I think the "Rainbow Connection" by the Muppets is a wonderful song and people should consider it for their wedding song.

I think the "Rainbow Connection" by the Muppets is a wonderful song and people should consider it for their wedding song. ...more
I second that Megan. more

How do you protect yourself and your family from Identity Theft?

ID Theft is a top concern. If your interested I recently learned a ton about this topic and here's a few tidbits I found shocking: