The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is the perfect opportunity to try new bath and beauty brands and grab your favorites at a discount. In my first post about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, I didn’t spend much time on makeup, bath, and other beauty items. …


One of the most gratifying and frustrating aspects of losing over 140 pounds has been clothes shopping. Gratifying in that it’s fun to shop new brands and new stores. Frustrating in that sizing varies so much and you don’t want to overspend when your body is still changing.

Over the…


Whether you are at the beach, stealing an hour out of your day for quiet reading, or listening to an audiobook during a commute or road trip, here are my recommendations for summer reading.

Fiction


I’m writing this from the top of a mountain in Winchester, Virginia!

Today I watered lots of vegetables and flowers, heard the buzzing from three beehives, ate fresh eggs from chickens named after the Golden Girls, and fed the animals (two dogs).

The great thing about my two weeks at…


This is usually a monthly series on my favorite things (binge on 2019: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December and 2020: January, February, March, April, May, June, July). I took a break last year and here we are in 2021! Working from home, eating…


On January 7, following the peaceful rally and smattering of violence at the U.S. Capitol, I made sure to tune into Rush Limbaugh’s show because I knew he provides words of wisdom and clarity during a difficult time. It made me think of how important Rush has been in my…


One of the most popular aspects of Mondays with Melania in Monday’s BRIGHT newsletter over the last couple years has been our attempt at getting her look for less. …


Last week my fellow BRIGHT writers and I shared our picks for gifts to give. It was so fun that I decided to expand the list because new deals seem to be coming up every day. New items in bold, so get them while they’re hot!

For Getting Her Cozy
The…


UPDATE: I’m told that things will be restocked, so bookmark and keep checking throughout the sale.

If you’ve spent any time on YouTube in the last few weeks, then you know it’s the annual Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. In a fun twist, I’m building on my “Mondays with Melania” write-up and…

Lisa De Pasquale

Author of The SJW Handbook (parody amzn.to/2shVdRj) & I Wish I Might (novel amzn.to/2mecO8i). Dog Lover.

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