Category - Candy’s Column

The Physics of Curly Hair

They say men like long hair, but “they” clearly have not polled my husband.  That’s right; Mr. Candy has a thing for shorter hair and, back when we first met — WAY back when there was no running water or Twitter —...

My Weekly Thank-You Notes to My Kids

You know, I’m always instructing my kids to say “thank you” and I realized… perhaps I should be thanking THEM more, as well.  So in the spirit of showing my appreciation, I’m starting a tradition of writing weekly...

The House Hunt

Miss Skye will go to kindergarten next year (say WHA–?!), which means I have been obsessively researching schools and options in the Los Angeles area.  And by “obsessively,” I mean spending pretty much every waking second on...

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Multi-Tasking: Gisele vs. Candy

By now, you’ve all likely seen Gisele’s Instagram shot of her “multi-tasking” at work.  Not to be outdone by the supermodel, I thought I’d post a photo of ME multi-tasking, as well.  As you can see, my day-to-day...

Guest Post from the Cats: Human Memes

Today’s guest bloggers are Candy’s cats, Larry and Lucy, who are considered trailblazers among the feline community in the realm of kitty-blogging. Lucy and Larry enjoy sleeping in sinks, sleeping in boxes, sleeping on floors...

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Crash. Burn. Refuel.

No, Los Angeles, that was not a Santa Ana wind that just nearly knocked Nic Cage’s hair piece off.  That was me.  Exhaling.  (My apologies, Nic.) The kids just returned to preschool after a two-and-a-half week summer break — and...

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Top 10 Things My Parents Taught Me

Important life lessons that I will, no doubt, pass down to my daughter and son… 10.  Medicine:  1)  “If you don’t stop crossing your eyes, they are going to freeze that way!”  2)  If you don’t stop cracking...