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A Letter to My Leggings

A Letter to My Leggings

Dear Leggings, I think we need to talk. There was a time when you always had my back… or, at least, my backside.  You made me look darn good in boots and in sneakers, at the gym and on the street. You stuck by me through college, through babies, and after babies, which was infinitely worse, and never let so…

When Good Moms Wear Bad Clothes

When Good Moms Wear Bad Clothes

Whenever I go shopping, I’m usually pretty good about knowing which stores are age-appropriate and which are too young or too old for me. Typically, if the dresses in a store have less material than my underwear, I know my daughter should be shopping there, not me.  And if a store sells clothes that could double as window curtains, both…

My Latest Column – The Devil Wears Pistachio

My Latest Column – The Devil Wears Pistachio

Every year around this time, I get inundated with emails telling me about the latest fall trends and what I should buy and what I should toss. Having been down this wardrobe rabbit hole before, I didn’t want to make a fall fashion faux-pas, such as I did last year, when one trendsetting site told me that the “it” shoe…

Fashion for those Figure Flaws

Fashion for those Figure Flaws

After gaining the requisite 7 pounds over the holidays, I was naturally worried about how my Pillsbury Doughboy-esque figure would fare in the latest fashion trends. Typically, this is the time of year when I begin to grow nervous about bathing suit season. I will spend a good part of February concerned… most of March anxious… all of April apprehensive……