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TMN Contributing Writer Margaret Mason is the author of No One Cares What You Had for Lunch: 100 Ideas for Your Blog. You’ll also find her on her personal site Mighty Girl and her award-winning shopping blog Mighty Goods.
Why have hats fallen out of favor? After all, if you choose your headgear well, no one will notice what else you’re wearing.
Black is slimming, but orange is fun. To hell with neutrals, we want to see more cha-cha in your wardrobe.
Forget about trends for a moment and focus on good taste. Here’s what you need: the A-line skirt, the peacoat, the little black dress.
Why you can’t ask your wedding guests to pay for your mortgage, or their own drinks.
Why is that woman next to you gasping? Oh, dear. You seem to be stepping on her toes. You didn’t even notice, did you?
Advice on relationships: how to call, coo, cuddle, and compete, all by adhering to a decent code of conduct.
You may think that etiquette doesn’t matter, that grapefruit spoons are for sissies and no one should hold the door anymore. Think again, jerk.
Shark attacks, public gaffes, ruining a prom dress: as topics for nightmares, any may cause a bad night’s sleep. But only our writer has survived them all in full daylight, with the help of a few good men.
Fifty years ago, men ordered Manhattans, women drank Mai Tais, and no one brought guns to school. The logic is irrefutable.
Every Wednesday, a group of San Francisco women meet to chat over a few glasses of wine. Margaret Berry is among them. This week they discuss the mechanics of sticking it to the man.