Luxury Lingerie

I’ve written some pieces for a fabulous lingerie site, OuiHours.com.

Here’s my favorite:

A Man’s Guide to Buying Lingerie

Show her you really know her with our quick cheat sheet.

You’d love to buy her something sexy and luxurious. But choosing delicate undies for her may feel like walking through a minefield: one wrong step and the whole thing blows up in your face.
Yes, you want to get her something perfect, but just the idea that you’re thinking of her is perfection in itself.

Even the most attractive, confident and sexy woman may focus too much on her ‘flaws’ and forget that, to you, she’s the most beautiful woman alive. Props to you for wanting to buy her lingerie and celebrate her gorgeousness. We’re here to help…read complete article here.

 

 

From Playtime to Singalongs: 9 Reasons to Love the Bluetick Coonhound

Elvis sang, “You ain’t nothin’ but a hound dog,” but the Bluetick Coonhound is so much more! Easygoing and affectionate at home, he loves his family beyond anything…except maybe the scent of prey. He’s a tireless hunter in the field and thrives on exercise and a job to do. And any Bluetick owner can tell you about his “singing” in that baying, howling voice! Here are nine reasons to love this breed:…
See complete post here.

Writing in the First Person…For Someone Else

I’ve been writing this blog for several years, using the client’s voice and tone. And because I know just enough Photoshop to be dangerous, I also source, edit, resize and add images.

When ‘Nude’ is Not Nude: Skin Tones in Lingerie

What’s in a name? A lot, according to a new company called Nubian Skin. It has the stated mission of selling lingerie for women of color that more closely matches their skin tones. They’re basing this on the concept that ‘nude’ bras are matched to Caucasian skin color.

In reality, nude lingerie comes in a variety of colors, ranging from very light to very dark, and HerRoom has always carried a broad selection.  In fact some brands offer at least 4 or 5 nude colors to accommodate various skin tones. One brand’s ‘nude’ is another brand’s ‘sand.’ …
See complete post here: http://www.tomima.com/2014/09/30/when-nude-is-not-nude-skin-tones-in-lingerie/

 

This Isn’t Grandma’s Maternity Lingerie

Back when I was pregnant with my girls, maternity fashion was an oxymoron. My wardrobe choices were limited to voluminous dresses, usually in too-sweet prints or an equally limited selection of basic skirts and pants. The point was to hide or minimize the pregnancy, not glorify it. As for lingerie–maternity bras and panties were strictly utilitarian. Many women found that no matter how sexy or sophisticated their style was, when it came to maternity lingerie, style went out the window…
See complete post here: http://www.tomima.com/2016/06/21/this-isnt-grandmas-maternity-lingerie/

 

How’s That New Year’s Resolution Going?

It’s Spring and I have to ask: how’s that New Year’s resolution going?  According to usa.gov, the most popular resolutions include lose weight; quit smoking; volunteer; get a better job; exercise to get fit and save money.

Not surprisingly, those are also the ones most commonly broken. An article in Huffington Post says the reason most of us break New Year’s resolutions pretty quickly is stress, which causes us to do the very things we want to stop doing…
See complete post here: http://www.tomima.com/2015/03/23/hows-that-new-years-resolution-going/