When I decide to research something, I really like to commit! Thankfully, last week’s research wasn’t hard to commit to. In fact, I may have poured myself a bit too much into it the research (or rather, been poured a bit too much). I visited my favorite restaurant in Newport Beach, Modo Mio, and sampled all the cocktails on their new cocktail menu! I love visiting Modo Mio during the holidays and throughout the rest of year because the staff makes you feel like family. You’re dining out, but . . .
Second Chances: Can An Ex Change His or Her Stripes?
In our friendships, we forgive and forget all the time, but when it comes to our exes is it good or bad to give second chances? I’m someone who has gotten back together with exes more times than I care to admit. As an inherently nostalgic person, I tend to remember the good, totally forget the bad, and it’s not until I’m back in the relationship again that I think: oh yeah, I remember why this didn’t work out. I think this is because I’ve been fortunate enough to never have had a really . . .
The Importance of Dressing Up for Work (even if you work from home)
The other day I was working out of a coffee shop, and a sixty-something woman, dressed to the nines in a silk blouse, tailored pants, and black heels, sat at the table next to me talking to her friend. “I don’t get young people, today,” she said. “They’re always dressed for yoga, but none of them are ever at the gym.” “I know,” said her friend. “There’s this brand called Lululemon. Apparently it’s “in.”” I sunk into my chair, hoping they wouldn’t turn around and notice me dressed head . . .
Waiting at Hayden’s: First Book Where Readers Can Shop Characters’ Clothes
I’m so excited to announce that my novel, Waiting at Hayden’s, will be the first book to be published that will allow readers to shop the characters’ outfits and home decor! Growing up, I remember reading books like Sex and the City and wishing I could buy Carrie Bradshaw’s outfits. I’ve also been known to spend hours scouring the internet looking for home decor that’s similar to the items found in the characters’ homes in any Nancy Meyers’ movie. So, I decided to bring you a story where you . . .