10 Things I Learned at Blogher ’15

I got home yesterday from the whirlwind that is Blogher, the annual ginormous conference where bloggers from all over the country gather to learn, network and eat and drink for three action-packed days. This year it was held in New York City, which made going for me a no-brainer. It was fun to meet writersRead more…

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Lost

My friend and I trundled into the back of the pickup truck this morning and when the driver closed the door behind us, she turned to me and said, “Well, say good-bye to your life.” And we started laughing like crazy. “I almost made it to 50,” she snorted and then we tried to pullRead more…

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VIDEO: That Time I Pretended I Was a Successful Writer

Bummed you missed last week’s hot ticket? I know, I wish I went to see Beyonce at MetLife Stadium, too. And after you finish Googling videos  of her performing “Single Ladies” and “Crazy in Love” in NJ last week, check out the show I put on in a slightly smaller Garden State venue. Here’s myRead more…

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Prince Swears Off Cursing. You Won’t Believe What Happened Next.

I remember the first time I heard my mother curse. I was about 10, eating breakfast at the big, round table that took up much of our small kitchen and she was opening a box of Devil Dogs – presumably to put in our school lunches and not to serve for breakfast, but this wasRead more…

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Choose Happy

When I started to see all those posts this week of everybody’s Facebook movie, I was like, “Really? It’s not enough we need to complain about the weather and post those Throwback Thursday photos, but now we need to set it all to music?” When will the oversharing end? Apparently, in honor of the socialRead more…

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The Polar Vortex Has Frozen My Sense of Style

By now, we are all well-versed on the potential hazards posed by the record-breaking temperatures that have plunged the country into a deep freeze. Just turn on the TV for a couple of minutes and you’ll be immediately terrified by the mighty wrath of the polar vortex. There’s hypothermia and frostbite to combat and slippingRead more…

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A Very Gosling Christmas

Even though my days of getting fancy gifts are on hold right now – there were no diamond studs under the tree this year – I still got some pretty amazing presents for Christmas. And because, according to my therapist, I am to view all challenges, hardships and difficult people in my life as giftsRead more…

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