Category Archives: Essays

About Suicide, My Friend Mary, Robin Williams, and Kate Spade

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*** In light of Kate Spade’s apparent suicide, I’m re-posting this from August 2014. *** ################# It’s so ironic to me that my last post was about a definitive movie from my daughters’ childhood and how that movie helped me decide to peel back my layers and write about things that really matter to me.  I mentioned that one of my upcoming… Read more »

How to Hide Your Flab in Five Minutes Flat

Hide Your Flab – Friends!  I have been pasty white my entire life.  There were a few times that I was sunburned, but other than that, let’s just say that on more than one occasion people have referred to me as Snow White.  Tanning is just not my thing.  Exercise isn’t my thing either. If you put two and two… Read more »

New Makeup! from Urban Decay!

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New Makeup from Urban Decay and a Fun Day in NYC I know, I know!  Not too long ago, I wrote about how I only wear MAC makeup.  I have a confession to make now, though.  I cheated!  I tried some new makeup from Urban Decay and I LOVE IT!  Take a look at my “MY MAKEUP” page here for all… Read more »

How to Choose a Blogging Conference That is Right for You

How to Choose a Blogging Conference That is Right for You First, let me say that I’m not going to use any names.  I’m all about protecting the innocent. However, I recently registered to attend my first blogging conference.  And then I cancelled. The conference hasn’t even happened yet and I don’t regret my decision for one minute. I know… Read more »

Featured in People Magazine

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Featured in People Magazine I pour my heart and soul into eWillow.com and my greeting card business.  They are my babies.  I spend every waking minute promoting and blogging and creating. I also help Erica with Cosmetics for a Cause while she is away at college.  When I compare the two separate endeavors – the greeting card business and the charity –… Read more »