How to Halloween as an adult

How do kids Halloween? They put on costumes, ranging from store-bought printed plastic child-size garbage bags to phenomenally intricate creations labored over by intensely crafty parents. They wear these costumes, grab a hauling utensil (from more garbage bags to jack-o-lantern shaped buckets), head out and gleefully run from house to house demanding candy. Occasionally they ...

Fear, florals and a Back to the Future Fail – Friday Link-Ups

Catching up on all my TV shows after vacation has been more difficult than I'd anticipated. In order to ensure some productivity, I've turned these missed shows into rewards for accomplishing things. The reward for this post? Project Runway. So, without further ado, join me and my favorite Friday link-ups - Oh, Hey Friday, High Five for ...

Halloween costumes over the years

So, Halloween. Halloween is my jam. Yesterday, Michael Kors tweeted a theory on why everyone loves Halloween, and he nailed it. And I do LOVE Halloween. Love it so much that this year we're celebrating 10 years of my Annual Halloween Bash! Not quite as many celebrities as Heidi's Halloween party, but I'm working on it. As usual, despite ...

Puzzling #HASHTAGHUMPDAY Confessions

In an attempt to move on gracefully from my Gloomy Gus post, yesterday, where I basically threw myself a pity party and questioned my self-worth, I'm going to move forward with Life with Lolo and #HASHTAGHUMPDAY, one of my very favorite link-ups. I'm also turning my #HASHTAGHUMPDAY into confessions so that I can link up with Alanna ...

How a great vacation made me feel like a failure

What is it about the week following a vacation that makes you begin to question every little piece of your non-vacation life? Maybe it's just me, but I suspect I'm not the only person who has encountered the phenomenon. A week ago I was relaxing on the coast of North Carolina. There was a beautiful, roomy beach house, ...