Child Of Wild

I am just crazy about this line of culturally inspired jewelry called Child Of Wild. In their words, “CHILD of WILD is a brand that believes objects with past lives or cultural relevance have a depth that can be felt. ┬áIn this day of accumulating “a lot of cheap” CHILD of WILD comes from the […]

Razor Reef Portable Surf Shower

My very surfalicious friend Mari sent a link to the Razor Reef Portable Surf Shower which I of course had to IMMEDIATELY purchase on I mean, what girl wouldn’t want to rinse off with a portable shower after a surf, especially since said girl cannot lift the cool jerry can she purchased because it’s […]

Full Expression Of Self

I had lunch yesterday with someone whose fashion sense I have admired for years. While we sat and talked, I became obsessed with some clunky bracelets she was wearing that rattled when she spoke. I loved it. So cool. So chic. So unusual. So funny that I must have about ten of those very same […]

Feeling pretty fancy!

I had an astonishing realization today. This is what 12 months and 20lbs looks like. Motivation enough to keep it that way! Yes, I had help in the form of a fantastic clinic called One Life (, but it also took some dedication on my part. High protein, low carbs, really understanding portions, much less […]


The other day I dropped my kids at school when I saw a group of women I know heading off at a brisk pace towards the golf course across the road. I would consider each one of them to be a relatively good friend and yet I have never, ever been invited to go for […]

Madonna’s Boobs

I was recently in need of a mega pair of headphones to block out the sounds in the cafe where I sit and write. And I needed something more striking than my Bose which are fabulous for flying but not so much on the looks department. These headphones needed to fulfill an aesthetic purpose too […]

Road Map

My husband and I have breakfast at the same restaurant several times each week. It’s a couple of towns over and an easy 15 minute drive from our home. I know the drive like the back of my hand. And last week I got lost on the way there. Twice. I was so wrapped up […]


I was driving home with my daughter this evening and we stopped at a light. I glanced at the car next to me as both occupants reached for their phones. For the few minutes we sat there, they both were absorbed in what was on their screens, not a moment of communication between them. Two […]