The Savvy Home Buyer in 2009

August 31, 2009 by  
Filed under Money Tips, Real Estate

The slower economy of the last couple of years provides savvy women plenty of incentives to buy real estate: cheaper home prices, lower mortgage rates and big discounts on foreclosures. Not to mention an $8000 tax credit for first time home buyers if your property closes by December 1, 2009. Regardless, it is important to […]

Sex & the Single Woman: Can Hook-Ups Start Relationships?

August 31, 2009 by  
Filed under Blog

If there is one rule for hook-ups, it is just that: they are hook-ups. No commitment is expected. One of my roommates may be proving me wrong. Last spring she had a random hook-up and it went right. Instead of creeping out of his room in the middle of the night, she stayed with him until the […]

Costco Doll Controversy

August 30, 2009 by  
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                  This doll currently sold at Costco, is stirring up a lot of controversy. What do you think? Leave a comment below.

Birthday Party Gift Ideas for Kids

August 30, 2009 by  
Filed under Great Single Mom Tips, Single Moms

Kids love birthday parties! Ice cream! Noisy games! Goody bags! Cake! For single moms, well, they can be a challenge. In addition to serving as scheduler and chauffer, mom also has to supply presents for the birthday boys or girls. Our surveys show that the average child goes to as many as 20 parties a […]

Online Fashion Sites You’ll Love

August 29, 2009 by  
Filed under Fashion & Beauty Advice, Style

Dates, work, drinks with the girls…most of us single women just don’t have a ton of time to waste wandering through the mall.

C is for Cookie

August 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Food and Wine, In The Kitchen

Introduce me to a single woman who doesn’t enjoy a home-baked cookie and I’ll introduce her to Tina Casaceli, owner of Milk & Cookies Bakery in New York. Tina Casaceli grew up in Rochester, New York, in a food focused family. She learned to make Italian cookies and desserts from her grandmother and worked alongside […]

Alone and Falling, Halfway Around the World

August 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Destinations, Travel

I stood on the edge of the cliff, peering down thousands of feet below to the tiny green spot where I was supposed to land. Paragliding in New Zealand seemed like a great idea from the confines of my small, dark apartment in Los Angeles. Single woman scene: I’d just been dumped by a pretty […]

Holidate! Tai Beauchamp Recaps Episode #5

August 27, 2009 by  
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Hi there! Sorry to have missed you ladies for the last few episodes of “Holidate”. I just returned from a two-week trip to Africa which was utterly amazing and emotional! Christian, my darling, thanks for holding down the singlemindedwomen fort last week! Christian is traveling this week and will return to the blog for Episode […]

Sex & the Single Woman: The Fantasy Guy?

August 27, 2009 by  
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Today I am taking a moment to reflect on the guy who shall henceforth be known as Elevator Boy. How he got his name is fairly simple—freshman year of college, one of my good friends constantly ran into an anonymous hottie in the elevator. He (as we found out after some mostly unproductive stalking) lived in our […]

Sex & the Single Woman: Role Reversal

August 27, 2009 by  
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The formula for a romantic movie is pretty simple: beautiful girl meets stunning guy. Sparks fly, the girl wants a relationship, the guy wants to play the field.  It’s the requisite situation. In the new movie (500) Days of Summer, these stereotypical roles are reversed. Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays Tom, a twenty-something guy  who is looking for a seriously […]

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