Nothing but Orange & Black

October, 2014
Happy Halloween B

That has been my color palette lately, because I’m hooked on Halloween. Hope all you darlings out there have kicked off this holiday right! I don’t know about you, but when I’m dressing up as someone else, my coquettish energy seems to quadruple. If any shenanigans go down tonight, all I have to say is…… View Post »

Keep Calm and Get Kinky

October, 2014
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That’s a motto of Kinky Boots, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. This is the story of a reluctant shoe factory heir who teams up with a drag artist to create a niche market and save both the town and the family business. Along with the flashy costumes, sparkling lights and catchy songs, Kinky Boots is… View Post »

Scrumptious Sugar Cookie Recipe

October, 2014
Scrumptious Sugar Cookie Recipe A

In my mind, a holiday just isn’t complete without homemade treats. My grandma’s rest home friends were the first to remind me of this. So I pulled out a cherished family sugar cookie recipe and got down to baking. Confession—I had to whip up extra cookie dough because much of it mysteriously disappeared. Wonder who… View Post »

Halloween-Inspired Nails

October, 2014

As I was choosing my nail color with Julie, my favorite manicurist, a beautiful older lady approached and volunteered her advice. “I’ve lived through many trends and learned that bright nails aren’t always popular. Go big and go bold while you can!” I have to admit that she was a style sensation, so I’m taking her… View Post »

Always a Class Act

October, 2014
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“I just want to make beautiful clothes.” That’s what Oscar de la Renta once said. When he passed last Monday, this legendary fashion designer had consistently and famously reached his goal for more than four decades. Some people possess the combination of talent, drive and personality that cannot be overlooked. That was Mr. de la… View Post »

Catting About

October, 2014

Is a week too early to start celebrating Halloween? Absolutely not! I’ve already attended my first party with the founders of emerging dance-fitness phenom, Rizzmic. Yep, these are the same babes who joined me in our All About That Bass dance. For their Halloween bash, they led all us girls (and the two daring guys… View Post »

The Port to a Spanish Man’s Heart…

October, 2014

In Jesús’ mind that is Spain’s El Puerto de Santa María, his hometown. I introduced you to this handsome Spaniard on Meeting Men Monday, and revealed his dating insights. Today, I’ll introduce you to El Puerto. Jesús assures me that if you women visit, the men will all want to meet you. El Puerto is located… View Post »

Tinker Bell, Take Two

October, 2014

It’s my second day of the Tinker Bell love fest. If you’re planning on being this famous little fairy for Halloween, you might want to see yesterday’s hair-and-makeup tutorial. Then all you’ll have left to master is the Tink costume. After today, you’ll know how! Every year that I’m able to go to my parents’ home… View Post »

Tinker Bell Hair & Makeup Tutorial

October, 2014

The countdown to Halloween has begun. Only ten days left! I’m so taken with this holiday that I never settle for just one celebration. My Tinker Bell costume is a perennial crowd-pleaser. So I’m sharing my secrets for creating her look, and posting them now to give you time to gather your products if you… View Post »

Am I Your First?

October, 2014

After we finished filming this video, Jesús, the Spanish enchanter asked with complete sincerity, “Am I your first?” I was really confused, so he clarified. “Your first man to interview from the south of Spain?” I laughed and assured him that he was. As you’ll see, this man is hilarious, charming, complimentary, and – like… View Post »