Category Archives: Don’t hate me cuz I’m beautiful.
My genetic contributors were from Norway, Denmark and Prussia. Since I’m a mixed-bag regular Canadian, I prefer to say, like Betty Draper did when a dashing young man asked her why she always looked so sad: “My people were Nordic”.
You know, no one warns you about the weird wrinkles that happen when you get older – not that 35 is that old anyway. But seriously, there’s no anti-wrinkle cream for the wrinkles you see on either side of your … Continue reading
Yes, this is a thing and it makes our N. American Movember look incredibly lame. I like to think that during the course of the year, these men have a Monday to Friday beard and moustache look that takes only … Continue reading
When we last watched Mad Men, JFK had recently been shot. That means that Season 4 will start in 1964. Women’s fashion changed slightly from 1963 to ’64. Mainly it meant shorter hemlines, lower decolletage, and an overall youthful flair. … Continue reading
My name is Bananor and I have cellulite. And most likely, if you are a woman, you do too. Most women have cellulite and about 10% of men do too. You don’t have to have an ass like Kim Kardashian … Continue reading
You may have seen my earlier post this week called Replicating Fashion: Fierce or Fantasy where I bemoan how difficult it is to be a pale blonde with pale eyelashes and eyebrows and how I really wanted to pull of … Continue reading
Like many women, I read magazines. Well actually, I don’t really read them, I scan them for gems. And when I find something I like I tear out the page, cut out the gem and paste it into my collage … Continue reading
Ever notice that the ladies on Mad Men seem to eat very little? We occasionally see Betty sitting, smoking, at the kitchen table with her kids while they’re eating, sipping a glass of wine but what does she eat? Her … Continue reading
The news is all over the internet today: Mad Men will be around for a fourth season! I wonder how this news will affect the writing? I would imagine that Mr. Weiner would have a few years of story worked … Continue reading
Dita Von Teese is launching a book on – naturally – BEAUTY next year! Considering she is a style icon to every woman who’s ever dreamed of going ‘full-vintage’, I know I will be buying it. I suppose I will … Continue reading