Duana Names: A Tale Of Two Names

Duana Posted by Duana at March 21, 2014 15:02:42 March 21, 2014 15:02:42
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You guys, I know this one is a little long, but it’s worth it. Check it out: My first name contains the letter “L”, with “la” being the predominant sound and literal centre of the name. Unfortunately, as a kid, I had trouble with making this sound and as such couldn’t pronounce my very simple first name. Full Article

Sasha Finds: Matching separate pencil crops

Sasha Posted by Sasha at March 20, 2014 17:01:06 March 20, 2014 17:01:06

Sasha, I have my engagement dinner coming up in a couple months. I would love to wear one of those two piece pencil skirt with the matching crop top sets that I've seen Kim Kardashian (in all white) wearing! Please help! ___ It’s like you guys want to get me in trouble. You know we’re not allowed to talk about Kanye West’s fiancée on this site, but fine, in the name of fashion we’ll just have suck it up this one time. Full Article

Sasha Answers: My friend’s husband grabbed my breasts

Sasha Posted by Sasha at March 19, 2014 18:29:59 March 19, 2014 18:29:59
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Dear Sasha, My friend had a party to celebrate her husband graduating from school. There was alcohol at the party and her husband went a little crazy. At one point, while he was talking to his guy friends, he pretended to grab my breasts. (He put his hands out near them and pretended like he was squeezing them. Full Article

Duana Names: No Matteo No!

Duana Posted by Duana at March 18, 2014 15:31:58 March 18, 2014 15:31:58

Hi Duana, I'm hoping you can help a friend of mine who is having to think of a boys name after her husband vetoed her only choice! I have one son, and with no plans for more, I'm not going to get the chance to name another baby - so I'm having fun helping her finding a great name both she and her husband can love. Full Article

Smutty Fitness: Holiday meals and weight gain

Hayley Posted by Hayley at March 18, 2014 14:43:49 March 18, 2014 14:43:49
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I get asked a lot how to stay in shape while traveling and since spring break is here and I am heading off to London and then Ireland to visit and travel with my best friend, I thought it was the perfect time to share how I prevent those pesky vacation pounds from piling on. My first piece of advice is I do not change who I am or how I live simply because I am on vacation. Full Article

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Sasha Finds: Carpooling with my smelly colleague

Sasha Posted by Sasha at March 17, 2014 17:12:05 March 17, 2014 17:12:05
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I have a problem. I recently moved to a new city to work at a new job (yay!). I am living downtown and commuting to the suburbs. It is a 45 minute drive but the job is great so I don't mind.  We hired a new employee to work on my project. He also lives downtown and commutes but doesn't have a car or drivers licence. Full Article

Sasha Answers: Her fake engagement ring

Sasha Posted by Sasha at March 17, 2014 17:03:20 March 17, 2014 17:03:20

My long-time friend has been dating this guy on/off for the past 13 years and he FINALLY proposed.  Of course my friend is all excited.  To be honest, I have never been a great fan of this guy but it is her relationship.  Two weeks ago, I was in London for a conference and I got together with her. Full Article

Carpets & Candids: Jennifer Connelly in pink Givenchy

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 13, 2014 21:26:43 March 13, 2014 21:26:43
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I thought I loved this dress when I first saw the photos which weren’t blown up. Then I looked closer. What’s that expression – good from far but far from good? Up close it’s too much beading. And it distracts from the wonderful architecture that’s happening when you don’t have to look at those pink fireworks. Full Article

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Duana Names: Philosophical Interlude

Duana Posted by Duana at March 13, 2014 17:21:40 March 13, 2014 17:21:40

Hi Duana, I am not an expectant mother, just a fellow name nerd with a general name nerd question. Is the importance of having a name that is easily spelled and pronounced overstated? Does focusing on names that fit those parameters sacrifice the diversity often expressed through naming habits? I have a name that is unusual and not easily spelled or pronounced. Full Article

Smutty Fitness: Weight fluctuations

Hayley Posted by Hayley at March 13, 2014 17:06:23 March 13, 2014 17:06:23
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Hi Hayley, I’m going to give you a little background on my body and lifestyle: I am a 25 year old woman, 5’7” around 125lbs. I work at an office, so I try to stay moving outside of work. I walk to and from work daily, which adds up to 40 mins/day, walk (at a brisk pace)or run my dog for an hour every weekday evening, and hike/snowshoe/do other outdoor activities on the weekend. Full Article

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