• Smiling’s my favorite: Smile Brilliant review + giveaway!

    Show of hands, how many of you hear, “It’s the oddest thing…” every time you go to the doctor? C’mon, no one? Ok, it is just me then. I’ve decided my body is the ultimate practical joker. “I’ll see your medical diagnosis and raise you a non-life threatening, but still perplexing anomaly.” That’s my body’s tag line. “It’s the oddest thing… You have 47 suspicious moles.” “It’s the oddest thing… Your sinuses are completely blocked with polyps. You’ll never really smell again.” “It’s the oddest thing… Your cervix is not only tilted, it has completely done a back handspring.” That last one? That was a few months ago.  As I…

  • Pretty in (lots of) pink.

      Well, my reign is over. I had a good run. I thoroughly enjoyed the power I was given for the small amount of time I had.  And I feel that I used that time to the best of my ability. These last four and half years have been my Superbowl. I had full control over something that I truly love.  Oh, I knew the day would come when it would end. If I’m being honest, I probably had more time than I thought I would. But… Now it’s over.  My work here is done. Ivy is picking out her own clothes and dressing herself. I have spent the last…