An 80’s Themed Spin Class Mishap

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Two years ago, I was really into cycling and I attended a hardcore spin class almost four times a week. At the end of one of our classes, our female instructor announced that our next class would be an 80’s themed spin class. [ Read More ]

Microwave-Side Chat: Remembering Who You Are [VIDEO]

Let’s face it, we all have those moments when we cannot remember who we are. We look in the mirror and ask, “Who am I?” The Big Milkshake is back again with a helpful tip that will help you to always remember who you are. [ Read More ]

My Louis Vuitton Bag [PODCAST]

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Dana can’t find a place to put her Louis Vuitton purse down in the bathroom.  So she thinks, “Why not the sink?” THIS is why not. [ Read More ]

Happy Shorts

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I don’t throw out my old clothes until they’re at least worn-out in 30 different pieces. Most of the time, like with these shorts, I just refurbish them and if I’m lucky, I can sell them for $299.99! [ Read More ]

Wearing Hats In Ireland

In a moment of silliness, I took a blue feather barrette out of my hair and carefully attached it to Husband’s hair. We called him a pretty boy, continued drinking, and promptly forgot about it. [ Read More ]

Selling Shoes

A woman entered my friend Bernie’s shoe store, ready to be waited on. She told Bernie she wanted the brown shoe displayed in the window in a size six. He knew exactly the one she was talking about but it puzzled him that she had asked for a six when he was certain she wore at least a nine… [ Read More ]

Change Me, Please!

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Somewhere in Rome, there is a shop with my name. “Danielle,” announces the sparkling store window. Inside, it bursts with buckled ankle boots, soft ballet flats, and killer four-inch heels, all carefully crafted from supple Italian leather. I’ve been there. I’ve tried on countless shoes there. And I’ve made a purchase there, only to discover … [ Read More ]

Baby’s Got A Brand New ‘Do

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A few years ago, I was a nanny for just about the cutest little girl in the world. This child has spunk. She is sassy and stubborn and deliciously full of sweetness AND spice (and the ‘and’ is the oh so very important part). [ Read More ]

A Hairy Situation

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Always wanting to look and dress like I have some semblance of my life in order, I try to shave daily.  Living with three roommates in one small apartment, however, means bathroom vacancy has become a rare luxury.  [ Read More ]

Valerie and Her Super Glasses [PODCAST]

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Mary Ann tells the story of trying to get her daughter, Valerie, to wear glasses. Does Valerie embrace her new life in spectacles? [ Read More ]

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