Browsing the blog archives for March, 2013

Fashionable Friday | Birchbox Monthly Beauty

There is a fabulous trend right now, boxes of samples send to your home every month.  There are themes to each box, natural food snacks, puppy treats adn toys, and my personal favorite: Birchbox, a box of beauty samples that arrive to your home. I’m not sure what I love most, the range of samples [...]

Tip(sy) Thursday

Who doesn’t like to look her best? When you make the effort to put on makeup in the morning, before a date or a big night out, it is nice to keep up our appearnace. A “fresh face” can add confidence and even sets the tone of the events we are attending. If you do use [...]

How do I ask for a seat on Southwest that someone is saving for a friend at the back of the line?

If you aren’t already familiar, Southwest Airlines has a unique, some say revolutionary, way to board their planes: there are no assigned seats. Rather, Southwest Airlines uses a first-come first-served basis to selecting seats. Of course, first-come is based on your flight status, whether you are traveling with children, if you active military…you get to [...]

Tip(sy) Tuesday

Ok it happens, people belch. Ideally this is not intentional, but intentional or not, it does occur. Hopefully, the offendor at least has he etiquette knowledge and decency to appoloize and excuse himself or *gasp* herself. When this doesn’t happen you are in every right, nay, it is your duty to apologize for the offensive [...]

How do I get money back from a friend without ruining our friendship?

Dear Gwyn, I lent my friend money a few months ago.  We both agreed that she would pay me back and that it was ok to remind her. Now it has been six months and I could really use the money back. I don’t want to pester her, and I don’t want to ruin our [...]