September 2009 archive

My latest “Catch 22″

Whenever I start reading a new book, especially one that grabs me from the first chapter and refuses to let me go, I know I have a conflict.  I read at a desperate rate, unable to control my need to know what happens next.  At the same time, I dread finishing it, because it means […]

CONTACT 2nd Chance Sale

I received an email from a friend this morning about an organization called CONTACT, which helps people in crisis.For those of you in the Dallas area, this weekend they’re having their Second Chance sale, with the proceeds going towards helping those in need.  It’s a very worthy cause and of course, you may just walk […]

Stylish Eating

Speaking as someone who loves to cook, loves to create and more importantly, loves to eat, it’s no secret that we taste with our eyes before we taste with our mouths.  That’s why I love white dishes.  They allow the colors and presentation of a fabulous dinner to do all the introductory speaking.  They make […]

Best part of Fall: NEW SHOES!

Yesterday was the official first day of Fall.  LOVE IT!Here in Texas, there’s nothing like knowing theres an end in sight to the 3 digit temperatures.  It’s that lovely lull between the heat and the cold and all I can think about is how exciting it is to get to update my wardrobe with a […]

What’s in a price tag?

I have a confession to make.  I’m tragically addicted to magazines…fashion, design, cooking, home improvement, everything but gossip magazines.  I just can’t bring myself to read about John and Kate or any of the other celebrities who’ve become famous for just simply existing (although, since I’m being honest, I have to admit that I’ll sometimes […]