For as long as I can remember I’ve had a wonderful love affair with the color blue. Although the shade has varied, teal almost always winning, I can‘t recall a time when it wasn’t my favorite color. The walls in my apartment were blue, my office is blue, my dream car was blue, my 2014 birthday party was 31 Shades of Blue. …
October is one of the most popular months to get both engaged and married. Thus, a few of you probably got a ring or took a walk down the aisle. Congrats. Marriage is a wonderful thing. I myself am engaged and plan to get married at some point. That said, it’s not for everyone. In…
I get asked a lot whether Not Cinderella stems from some childhood obsession with the story of Cinderella. It doesn’t. I was never overly intrigued by her. The story didn’t stand out anymore than other Disney versions of fairy tales I had heard. But, what I did notice was her mainstay popularity in our culture and elevation to a heroine.
Remember The Flinstones? That show was pretty dope, right? I mean, it was kind of my favorite show as a child; and I never really understood why. Wilma’s hair was kinda cute — but nope, that wasn’t it. And, though the fact that they never changed clothes mildly intrigued me, I can’t say that was what magnetically drew me to sit dangerously close to my family’s floor model television on Saturday mornings and pretend I was a member of this “modern Stone Age family”. I knew that something in this animated series spoke to me; and now nearly 30 years later, I finally get it … I’m totally a cavewoman!
To: Every man who has ever referenced “sundress season” In a few short weeks summer will be ushered out of our presence with the arrival of fall. If you live in a place with seasons, with it will go warm and humid days, block parties, barbecues and more skin being shown off than covered up….
Deep down, everybody loves a bad girl. The rule breaker. The girl of our worst nightmares and our most incredible fantasies. Bestselling books are entitled: Bad Girls: Why Men Love Them & How Good Girls Can Learn Their Secrets, and How to be a Bad B$%#@.” Relationship books tell us that to get the guy…
A little over three weeks ago Not Cinderella officially launched. The response thus far has been great and I look forward to the Un-Princess Movement growing with time. Blogs will post weekly (still playing with the perfect day of the week). If you ever have questions or are interested in contributing, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org….
Family is awesome. And they suck. Learn how not to kill them.
Every little girl wants to be The Princess. Scratch that; every little girl is told she needs to be The Princess.
Painful. Ugly. Guilt-Ridden. Depressing. And the best decision of my life.
Glass shoes don’t work for women breaking glass ceilings and barriers.