January 2014 archive

Betty Blue's Loungerie Lucille Robe

Winter Warmups

It’s just been so COLD, you guys.  Julia Lambert’s and my Gchats basically just consist of us moaning “it’s cold” at each other while we google sweaters and tropical vacations we can’t afford.  So today I’m sharing all the things I want to wear right now that will either keep me warm while I’m forced […] Read more…

Model: Cora Harrington, The Lingerie Addict. Photographer: POC Photo. Makeup/Hair/Styling: The Shanghai Pearl. Lingerie: Dottie's Delights, Von Follies by Dita Von Teese, Vintage Vanity Fair via Intimate Retreat, Stockingirl.

Boudoir Photography Week: The Day of the Shoot

Welcome to Day 3 of Boudoir Photography Week!  Today I’m sharing some tips for the day of the shoot, illustrated once again by some of my favorite bloggers’ stunning pin-up and boudoir photos. Morning of: DRINK WATER.  When in doubt, have yourself a sip of water. Do a little bit of exercise– some stretches, yoga, […] Read more…

Georgina Horne of Fuller Figure Fuller Bust. Photographer: Nicola Grimshaw-Mitchell LSWPP, My Boudoir. Hair/makeup: Sarah Louise Elliott

Boudoir Photography Week: Choosing a Photographer

Today I’m excited to kick off a week of talking about boudoir photography!  Boudoir photography (sometimes called pin-up photography) has exploded in popularity over the last few years, and with Valentine’s Day around the corner, I figured there was no time like right now to start some discussions about it, as well as to share my own […] Read more…

Crispy Chewy Coconut Macaroons. Recipe at www.sweetnothingsnyc.com

Crispy Chewy Coconut Macaroons

Lately it seems that the French version of the classic macaron/macaroon cookie is getting all the love.  Don’t get me wrong: les macarons are crazy delicious– delicately flavored, tender, chewy, and light-as-air confections.  That’s all well and good, but those suckers can be super finicky to make at home.  There’s nothing especially complicated about them– […] Read more…

"Ella" Brief and Bralette by Dear Kate

Review: “Ella” Brief by Dear Kate

Dear Kate has been on my radar for a while.  The brand offers pretty, classic underwear in a range of styles from simple lace to athletic stripes, all featuring absorbent, moisture-wicking, stain-resistant linings, designed to offer extra protection when a woman might need it, say, during menstruation, exercise, pregnancy, or post-baby. Right off the bat, […] Read more…

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