Duana Names: Name Nerd Jackpot

Duana Posted by Duana at June 3, 2014 18:56:06 June 3, 2014 18:56:06

Hi Duana, I love your name-nerd column! My husband and I have hit the name-nerd jackpot: we're expecting twins soon! A boy and a girl. We have a long, hard to pronounce last name, so we want to keep our babies names on the simpler side. We also want their names to match without being too matchy. Full Article

Sasha Answers: My “model-hot” best friend

Sasha Posted by Sasha at June 3, 2014 17:25:15 June 3, 2014 17:25:15

I have a sitch Sasha that I need your take on.  I just started dating this wonderful guy, we’ve been eyeing each other for a while and we finally made it official about 3 months ago.  I love him and we have such a great time together and he could be the ‘one’.  Anyway the problem. Full Article

Sasha Answers: Is my mother-in-law not sticking up for me?

Sasha Posted by Sasha at June 2, 2014 16:12:27 June 2, 2014 16:12:27

I've been married for four years and I love, love my husband. His mother is, for all intents and purposes, a fine MIL except for one thing. Backstory: his younger sister, who has a disability, hates me. She makes it clear whenever I'm around, and though my husband has tried in the past to step in, it's clear that nobody but MIL is able to influence SIL's behavior. Full Article

Sasha Answers: Does he love me as a friend…or more?

Sasha Posted by Sasha at June 2, 2014 16:03:21 June 2, 2014 16:03:21
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Dear Sasha, Let me give you some back story- About three years ago, while I was in college, I was in an abusive relationship. Even though I removed myself from the physical situation I was still in a difficult emotional place. Two years ago, I reconnected with this guy I used to hook up with while on vacation. Full Article

Sasha’s INTO IT: Anthropologie Mara Hoffman Carpet

Sasha Posted by Sasha at May 30, 2014 18:11:44 May 30, 2014 18:11:44

WHAT:  ANTHROPOLOGIE MARA HOFFMAN CARPET WHERE: CLICK HERE WHY:  Why?  Because at the core of my A-type anxiety ridden personality all I really want to be is a bohemian, incense burning kind of chick who has a teepee in the backyard with of course, this carpet right in the middle of it. Full Article

Duana Names: Double POTUS

Duana Posted by Duana at May 29, 2014 18:48:17 May 29, 2014 18:48:17

Dear Duana I am about halfway through my pregnancy and if it is a boy we both want to call him Lincoln. We love Lincoln as it feels dignified without being pretentious and uncommon without being unusual. The problem begins when we combine it with our last name, which is Carter. We think the names combined might make him sound like he is a mini-series about past US presidents. Full Article

Sasha Finds: Eyelet Tops

Sasha Posted by Sasha at May 29, 2014 18:30:34 May 29, 2014 18:30:34

Can you find pretty eyelet tops?  My friend borrowed my favorite one and moved away to Berlin so I need a replacement!  Thank you! L  ____   The great thing about eyelet is that even when you’re keeping it casual it looks like you’ve put in some effort. Full Article

Sasha Finds: Mia’s pleated skirt

Sasha Posted by Sasha at May 29, 2014 17:19:37 May 29, 2014 17:19:37

I have been loving long, pleated skirts like the one that Mia Wasikowska wore in Cannes. Could you find a few long, pleated skirts?  A ___ Mia’s actually wearing a dress by Valentino, but A, I’m with you – it’s all about the pleated midi so let’s get down to business! There’s no better time than summer to bust out a bright, bold color and A, I’ve sourced out some vibrant hues that will perfectly highlight those pretty pleats. Full Article

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