April 2013 archive

The Perils of Ice Cream Socials

[Possible Trigger Warning– I’ll be discussing relationships with food, very cursorily and probably superficially.] It was Staff Appreciation Week at my office last week, and I can’t lie: I generally feel super-appreciated each year.  Last year they hosted a cupcake-decorating class (still the best frosting job I’ve ever managed); this year they kicked things off with […] Read more…

Review: Morning Meadow by Freya

I realized the other day that I don’t own a single beige or light-colored bra that fits. Not a one. I don’t wear white or a lot of pale colors, so I don’t need a ton of bras that are close to my skin tone. Pastel bras are out for similar reasons (I’m already plenty pale, […] Read more…

Sweet Nothing Du Jour: 4/11/13

I’m sorry y’all.  This is a super boring one.  It’s so boring.  I know, I know, my goal in life is to bring you the pretty things, but hello, my name is Sweets, I am wearing boring knickers today, and they feel INCREDIBLE: Okay, look, hear me out. I have this awesome dress, see? It […] Read more…

What Do I Call These Things?

I tend to say “boobs” a lot. I mean, not ALL THE TIME, jeez. I’m not parading around the office blathering on about boobs and underwires and bra manufacturers, or anything. But when the topic does come up, my word of choice, especially with my peers, is boobs. “Breasts” can feel clinical or medical, even […] Read more…

Blackberry Tart and Ginger Ice Cream

I decided at the last minute to travel to Boston this weekend to visit Lady Mary, who is one of my dearest friends.  We met in high school and bonded over a shared love of reading, acting, and singing, and that bond was strengthened on a school trip to England to sing in the great cathedrals, during which […] Read more…