In which the author tells you how to run your life -- or at least how to make the most of the fun parts of it.

For instance, inside these pages you will learn how to weather a mortar attack in good spirits; how to avoid booking yourself on the Internet into a bed and breakfast full of twee quilts and dusty tchotkes; and how to plan a dinner party that will stun your guests with deliciousness and style and not destroy your will to live with the amount of work you have to do to pull it off.

These are things I know firsthand, and things people who know me often ask me about (though I usually just book them into bed and breakfasts myself -- identifying ruffled death traps is an acquired skill). I am almost always right about everything (food, style and travel-related, anyway, and often many other things) and if everyone would just do as I say, dinner would taste better, cupcakes would not be dry, your parties would be more fun (for you), and mortar attacks... well, they always suck. I can't do anything about them.

*except laundry. I can't manage my own laundry, much less yours.

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Thursday, May 12, 2011

OK, the OTHER way to be beautiful for a big night

White eyeliner, just in the corner of the eye. I usually just line the inner 1/4 inch, top and bottom, and smudge it, then apply mascara and/or other liner as planned. It opens up the eye, makes you look awake and well rested... I like the MAC white liner. All the Hollywood girls use it! I guess. I don't know. Anyway, I use it.

(This isn't me)

So the new rules for how to be gorgeous:

1. Lots of water.

2. Lots of sleep.

3. A little white eyeliner.

You're welcome.

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