12 Jun 2012

Coming to Terms with Your Daddy Issues

Okay, actually, I mean my daddy issues.  And I don’t mean all of that psychological hoo-ha about abandonment and male authority figures or whatever.  I’m talking about having the hots for guys in khakis and Hawaiian shirts.  As soon as I see a strapping twentysomething in the same outfit that

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29 Feb 2012

Broke-Ass Style Inspiration: The Baby-Sitters Club

  My babysitting days were the richest days of my life.  Okay, so maybe I only babysat the 4-year-old down the street every once in awhile– whenever his mother decided that she wanted to change out of her San Diego Chargers Ryan Leaf jersey into her San Francisco 49ers Jerry

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09 Nov 2011

Why Inappropriate Crushes are the Ultimate Free Entertainment

Few things are free in this world.  However, if J. Lo taught us anything, it’s that “love don’t cost a thing,” baby!  In a world where going to the movies costs $13 and a new pair of winter boots can wipe out your “me money” for the month, gazing adoringly

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24 Aug 2011

Falling in Love with Food Service Workers

Everyone has a “type.”  Some people like athletes.  Some like skaters, hippies or bookworms.  Me?  I like a man who feeds me– well, because I can’t do it very well myself.  My cooking skills begin at tearing the packaging off of my frozen pad thai, and end at plopping it

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21 Sep 2009

What Your Dude’s Female Celebrity Crushes Say About Them

This week, I’m arbitrarily judging your boyfriend and/or dude you’re seeing, at no cost to you!  You’re welcome! Megan Fox Yes, yes, we know, Megan Fox is terribly attractive.  But Jesus Frederick von Christ, how can one get past the whole “Please let me into your treehouse, boys” air she

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