ADVENTURES IN ONLINE DATING, PART ONE

Spring has sprung, and so has my desire to dive back into the world of online dating.  It must be the warm smell of colitas rising up through the air* that made me hit that “subscription” button on Match.com.  Maybe it’s the fact that time helps fade memories of mishaps from previous attempts, or that…

AN APPETIZING AFTERNOON AT ABIGAIL STREET

On a recent beautiful Saturday in the late afternoon, Over-The-Rhine was hopping.  We were lucky to get into Abigail Street, a Mediterranean wine bar serving small plates with both wine and beer on tap, as well as a fully stocked bar.  In the mood for a cocktail, I thoroughly enjoyed the Sangria del Dia (wine, wild ginger…

FOR SPRING: THINK PINK

Fuchsia is one of the season’s hot color trends.  Get your pink fix by adding one of these fun items to your spring wardrobe:                                                           Editor’s Note:  All…

FOR SPRING: 5 MILD-WEATHER JACKETS

It’s that time of year…ditch your heavy winter coat for a lightweight jacket and enjoy the longer days and milder weather.  Spring 2016 trends include kimonos, bomber jackets, and floral prints. FLORAL     Floral blazer from Banana Republic $178         DENIM     Denim kimono wrap jacket from Gap $79.95     TRENCH     Cropped…

LET’S TALK ABOUT THAT BEARD

Cincinnati has reached “peak beard.”  Everywhere you look, especially in the city, you are surrounded by young (and not-so-young) men sporting facial hair.  Therefore, a few grooming tips are in order. Wash your beard daily with a mild shampoo and conditioner.  A soft, clean beard is much appreciated by your partner (or potential partner). Comb your…