Cashews, almonds, and peanuts. Oh my!
Warning: This post was written in a house that very likely contains more than a few traces of tree nuts.
That’s because I have this personal habit of putting nuts in anything and everything I cook. (Are you scratching your head now and wondering if [...]
Am I in love with this bag? Or the vacation it represents?
Today is the last day of summer. Perhaps I’m in a relentless state of denial, but I always find myself on the lookout for warm-weather clearance goods at this time of year. (It may also be a kneejerk reaction to the [...]
Ralph Lauren's "Red Pagoda"–quite the dish.
Plates, that is. All over town…and I really like the look, because they add some desperately needed color to the gray drizzle that has now settled over Seattle. (What, you say? You live in one of those picture-postcard cities where the leaves are crimson and the air [...]
"Shape & Control T-Shirt Maxi Dress" ($69). You may think you can't wear it…but you probably can.
Its deep, dark secret….
You know the saying, “It’s what’s inside that counts?” I couldn’t agree more…which is why I’ve kind of fallen in love with a line of clever clothing for women called Shape [...]
It seems that the topic of beauty bargains is hot these days….Our local, Seattle NBC affiliate, KING 5, invited me to come on New Day NW (that’s their daytime talk show), and do a segment on drugstore products that can stand up to their high-end department-store siblings. Interestingly, it wasn’t all that hard [...]
The original Martha newsletters–hand-addressed
I’ve got to cop to what I will coin, My Inner Martha. (Those who know me well are now rolling their eyes and going, “Ya think?”) But for the rest of you, bear with me here, because I’ve got a story to tell….
My obsession with Martha [...]
The hanky-panky-inducing panties…
First, let me begin by saying that the bodacious bod, above, belongs to a model. No matter how much I love a deal on underwear, I draw the line at personally demonstrating its attributes here.
With housekeeping out of the way, I’m going to tell you that fans of the [...]
You measure…they make them
A few weeks ago, I was enjoying a really lovely dinner at my friend Sally’s house. She’s got one of those beautifully appointed dining rooms, graced with silk-upholstered chairs that do not respond well to things like eggplant parmesan and house pets. (Fortunately, I had brought neither with me [...]