Spicy Chili Brownies

So in 2006 I somehow contrived to get myself cast in two productions of a summer theater festival in my college town. They remain the only professional paid work on my acting resume, because waaaaah auditions suck I’m gonna go bake something instead. Clearly, I was born to be a star. Anyway, I have always […] Read more…

The Body Public, Part V

I don’t look like Actress McSuperstar. I never have, and it used to break my heart.  I have wept many, many times over the course of my life because of the state of my body.  I wanted a flat stomach so badly.  I wanted smaller boobs and a perky butt.  But neither my body, with its […] Read more…

Another PSA

My darling S Factor is on Gilt City New York today, with Intro classes starting at $19, and other deals including a party, a block of pole classes, and a discount on an 8 week membership.  If you’re planning on a trip to NYC soon and want to see why I love it, the Intro […] Read more…

Quick PSA

I’ve heard from many of the amazing ladies in my life that they’re interested in trying on certain brands, but are wary of the price or aren’t sure where to start.  Nordstrom is currently running its semi-annual sale, and some of my favorite lingerie brands are included in the sale, although some of the size […] Read more…

The Body Public, Part IV

Overheard by Sweets I’m at the mall, and a pair of women are talking casually about other shoppers: “yikes, she really should not be wearing that, bless her heart.”  “Not with those hips, she should know better.”  “She does not have good cleavage, she should cover that up.”  “Those shoes are cute, but you know, […] Read more…

The Body Public, Part III

At my high school, one of the senior perks was that we could park our cars in a special reserved lot close to the school (the better to stumble into chapel just barely on time in the mornings). One day during a free period, one of my classmates came into the senior lounge looking upset. […] Read more…

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