I blog for myself and for… Huffington Post?!

Howdy, folks!  I’m baaack!  It’s been a while since my last post, since I was busy playing Hostess-with-the-Mostest and Tour Guide to Switzerland for my family the past two weeks.

I just sent my parents off to the airport this morning, ran some errands, did three loads of laundry, converted my temporary bed back into a futon, baked some brownies to bring to work tomorrow, and still need to clean my place (it’s amazing how much of a mess five people can make in a two-bedroom apartment within two weeks).

Now I have a lot of blogging catch-up to do, but the break was definitely worth it.  It was really great to see my family again after a whole year–especially since my brother’s visit also coincided with my birthday–but more on that later.

Right now I need to write about something exciting that happened yesterday…  I got contacted by HuffPost Live to join one of their live web segments!   Continue reading

The (ugly) bridesmaid dress

I have a good friend getting married in August, and she asked me to be a bridesmaid.  Ok…  I guess.  Well, why not?  I guess it would be cool to help a friend out.  But wait.  I forgot about the issue of bridesmaid dresses.

There are two enduring wedding clichés: All brides are beautiful, and all bridesmaid dresses are ugly, unless it’s Pippa’s…

~ Quote from living.msn.com

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