Monthly Archives: February 2009

Hot or Not?

*Warning: Triggering & Disturbing This image received over 1800+ diggs; one of the top pictures of all time in Digg's "General Science" category. The inspiration for the "Attractive Face Scale" experiment was derived from two scholarly sources; Hot or Not, and my … Continue reading

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It's Slim-Fast for lunch kids!

True story…You are a teacher at a grade school, and it is lunchtime. You see a 5th grade student pull a can of Slim-Fast out of her lunch box. What do you do?What do you think?What can you say?What should … Continue reading

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What do you see when you look in the mirror?

This is part 2 of a post about the book About Face. I said I would follow up with my story about "what I see in the mirror," but I've got to tell you- this was a rough one. I … Continue reading

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About Face

What do you see when you look in the mirror? About Face, by Burt and Kline, is a book I stumbled upon a few weeks ago. The forward is written by Bobbi Brown, I woman I never thought much of … Continue reading

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mamaVs Friend Connect!

UPDATE FEB 20: FRIEND CONNECT IS NOT LIVE, TECHNICAL ISSUES. I am wrestling to get this to function properly! More to come… I am working on adding some really cool social networking tools to the blog. On the right side … Continue reading

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Real Women Say Their Age

"Mama, at school when we sing Happy Birthday to the teachers, we don't say their age," inquired my 9 year old daughter. "Oh really? What do you mean?" knowing full well exactly what she was getting to. "We skip the … Continue reading

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Wanna have a Fling?

Hold on to your hats ladies, its time to introduce Fling!  The secret-sparkly-naughty-low-calorie-indulgent-little fingers for the chocolate obsessed woman in all of us. "Your boyfriend doesn't need to know," is one of the themes of the Fling marketing campaign. Let … Continue reading

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Role Model

Many of you state that you do not have support, you don’t relate, your family does not understand. So I pose a challenge back to you. Find a role model. There is one out there for each and every one … Continue reading

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Toddler Treadmill…what happened to the back yard?

A treadmill. For a toddler. What is wrong with this country? What happened to "Go play outside kids!" What about "Let's go play catch." What kind of parent purchases a $154.00 treadmill for their toddler to "burn off extra energy?" And look at … Continue reading

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Totally whacked beauty products

 It appears the Japanese have one-upped Americans on the creation of the most insane beauty tools. The Face Slimmer(aka Hanibel Lecter mask) is the latest hot seller on Amazon. The concept is you will sweat your face off in this … Continue reading

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Bulimia Sufferers…you have the floor.

I received a few requests to write about bulimia. The reason I haven't focused on bulimia up until this point, is because I do not have a personal history with the disease. Here's where I need your help. I think … Continue reading

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Look Good Dead

When planning your last will and testament, its all in the details babe. Your personal mortician needs to know you want to look young and foxy in your coffin (no closed casket for you- it's time to shine!) According to … Continue reading

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