10 Champagne Beauty Treats To Ring In The New Year 

What would the New Year be without a bit of bubbly? Here are 10 ways to add some sparkle to your natural beauty, minus the hangover and calories. Enjoy and Best Wishes for a Fabulous 2017! Source: 10 Champagne Beauty Products To Ring In The New Year (11 photos) Continue reading

Champagne, More Versatile Than Wine?

Champagne, More Versatile Than Wine?

Champagne may be associated with major celebrations and the christening of boats, but what many people don't know is that Champagne is one of the most versatile alcoholic drinks to pair with food. While attending a very entertaining Champagne tasting seminar during this year's Chicago Gourmet, I Continue reading

Secrets of a Charmed Life – Less is More

Secrets of a Charmed Life – Less is More

(photo source) As a wife, mother, full-time communications professional, and part-time writer, I barely have time to think, let alone have any time to myself. On more than one occasion, I've wondered how I've managed to get through the last few years - days, weeks, months - full of business Continue reading

Feel Like a Princess Every Day

Feel Like a Princess Every Day

I don't consider myself high-maintenance (but who does, right?) nor do I think I have princess qualities. But, every girl, at some point in time, wishes she was a princess. We want to feel special, we want to have nice things, we want to appear glamorous. Then, for most little girls, the reality of Continue reading

Italian Food With A Side of Baseball

Italian Food With A Side of Baseball

Bonjour Friends! Since my husband and I are now officially off of our restaurant diet and back to a dining-out budget, we decided to celebrate our success by doing, what else? Going out to dinner!   Seriously, we had planned this dinner nearly a month ago. We drove into the city to meet with Continue reading

A Restaurant Diet Reprieve

A Restaurant Diet Reprieve

What a jam-packed morning! I've already run 4 miles, went to yoga, and the grocery store - all before 10:30 AM! I love being on vacation! Now, onto my post for the day. As many of you know, it has now been two weeks since my husband and I put ourselves on a restaurant diet - opting to not spend any Continue reading

Recessionista Diaries: Affordable Luxuries

Recessionista Diaries: Affordable Luxuries

British women buy more make-up than anyone. In fact, a new survey shows British women would spend their last £10 (about $14) on a tube of lipstick, ahead of food, clothing, and other daily essentials, suggesting that this type of purchase gives women a cheap shopping fix, especially in a tough Continue reading