Fashion

When Women Go Off-Duty.

I was reading an interview of David Sedaris in the October 2013 (I know) edition of Writer’s Digest and he mentioned a conversation he had with a woman at one of his book signings: “I heard on the radio that you were going to be here. Normally I take my bra off and it’s off […]

I Love My Twenty Dollar Target Man Bag

I stumbled across this at Target a few months back and I’ve been carrying it ever since. I devote entirely too much time to finding the perfect bag. I don’t buy expensive bags or designer labels. I don’t think I’ve broken the fifty dollar mark, but I’m always on the hunt. The perfect bag for […]

Hey Sexy Lady: Hair Edition

The blog title is a play on this video: Which you have probably seen unless you’ve been living here: But I wanted to share a couple of ways that I like to style my hair. My hair is straight, but pretty thick, but I am pretty clumsy. I have never been able to blow dry […]

Hair Chalking at the Shiny Household

My daughter thought it would be fun to give hair chalking a go, so we stopped at Michael’s to pick up some chalk pastels. We found this kit for $4.99 that had plenty of vibrant colors: We also used this: And this: (Don’t worry, it wipes right off) We also used latex gloves and wore […]

Why Do Women in Real Estate Flipping Shows Wear Stupid Shoes?

In just the past couple of weeks, I’ve seen a stiletto go through a rotted floor, a platform sandal slip off in a mud puddle and a pair of leather pumps ruined my red clay. Why would anyone turn up at a construction site in frivolous shoes? They should have been wearing steel-toed work boots. […]

Pinterest Ate My Blog

Seriously. If you are not familiar, Pinterest is a visually lush Internet time suck. So instead of updating my blog, I spend my days posting or “pinning” pictures of pretty clothes or purple hair or cute puppies to a virtual bulletin board. I have a variety of boards which I’ve titled things like Awesome Hair […]

Project Runway Without Tim Gunn? How Will We Make It Work?

Project Runway is back and so are some of the All Star Contestants: Austin Scarlett – Fun but crazy Kara Janx – Don’t remember Elisa Jimenez – Kind of Flaky but creative at least Rami Kashou – Love LOVE -so glad he’s back Sweet P – Yikes. Who wants to be a frumpy Mexican housewife […]

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