Funny & Light Podcasts for Ladies

Did You Know?  The same number of Americans listen to podcasts that use Twitter.  The podcast audience is 57 million Americans in total. And while Twitter has more members than that, research shows their active user base is on-par with the overall podcast audience. ( v i a ) The people around me have likely […]

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3 Sassy, Affordable Online Stores & A Few Tips for Shopping Online

Did You Know?   Could 2017 be the end of shopping malls?  JCPenney announced Friday that it would close up to 140 stores in the next couple of months.  That follows decisions by Macy’s & Sears to close a collective 218 stores in the first half of the year. Other mall-based stores including American Apparel, The Limited, […]

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Understanding An Asshole & How To Deal w/Them

Did You Know? In 1962, there was an outbreak of contagious laughter in Tanganyika, Tanzania. It began as an isolated fit of laughter among a group of schoolgirls, but rose to epidemic proportions spreading into neighboring communities. The outbreak lasted for six months & was so serious that schools were closed. ( v i a […]

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A Lot of Lovin in Monterrey, Mexico

Did You Know? During traditional Mexican weddings, the bride & groom are linked together with a Lazo to symbolize their joining in love and trust.  The Lazo is placed by sponsors either around the couple’s necks, shoulders or wrists. The placement of the Lazo occurs during a special wedding prayer, after the bride and groom have exchanged […]

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Twinkle Twinkle

Did you know? Christmas isn’t a national holiday in Japan—only one percent of the Japanese population is estimated to be Christian—yet a bucket of “Christmas Chicken” (the next best thing to turkey—a meat you can’t find anywhere in Japan) is the go-to meal on the big day. And it’s all thanks to the insanely successful “Kurisumasu ni […]

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Petite Ponderings: “Bobby, Don’t Be Mean”

October, October bring on October.  A lot going on! Kim Kardashian held at gun point in Paris?  I hate hearing things like that because I start thinking – if she can get in that situation, so can anyone!  She has body guards, I have a freaking doggie that’s afraid of people.  I guess when it’s […]

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Fresh Air In The Rain

Happy Wednesday! Happy back to school! Happy end of summer! I’ve been savagely cooking out of Chrissy Teigen’s cookbook & unfortunately not the healthy recipes.  How she remains skinny is truly unfair, although I’ll admit my choice of recipes have definitely been the ones calling for TBLS x TBLS of butter.  I haven’t eaten butter since […]

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F*** It Friday – Blue Nails in A Professional Setting

2nd week of F*** Friday! I love writing these, if anything it’s a great empowering moment for me to not shy away from what I feel and do! (AKA eating french fries from McDonald’s) This week: BLUE NAILS! Getting out of college and into the work force the immediate turn to take is a new […]

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F*** It Friday – I’m in Love with French Fries

F*** It.  I love French Fries.   Here’s the thing.  I have an evil relationship with french fries. And for my first F*** It Friday post, I’m dedicating it to the potato. For my ENTIRE life I’ve been a potato fan.  Maybe it’s the Midwest in me?  Norwegian heritage?!  I don’t know, but something has […]

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Choosing My Mood: HAPPY

I’ve been in a fantastic mood all week!  Don’t you love when that happens?  And I’m extra excited to write when I’m in a great mood – spread that energy around.   Last week was a damper.  The whole last month had me feeling emotional.  Too much happening in America that weighs heavy on you […]

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