What the frock! Summer dresses I’m dying for

Mychael Shandra picks hot summer dresses
A man falls for with a woman with his eyes and that’s where a great dress can be your secret weapon. It won’t seal the deal, but the right dress can be enough to catch his eye. Men love anything that flatters a woman’s body and shows off what she’s proud of -- and there's nothing wrong with wearing something sexy to get him to make his way across the room. It's exactly why I am designing my own date wear line! In the meantime, I've recruited my hot stylist, Mychael Shandra, to tell us what's sexy for summer and I'm dying over her selections. (Seen right: Parker Drape Dress). Read more

Stay sexy recipe: Mango lime wraps

Summer recipe by Haylie Duff: Mango lime wraps
Sisters, summer is here and it's time to move your bikinis from the bottom drawer to the top drawer, buy a good quality sunscreen for your gorgeous faces and start incorporating some summertime recipes in to your rotation. With age comes maturity. I have had to come to terms with the fact that I can't fry myself in the sun with baby oil like I use to and that what I choose to eat poolside, actually matters. Have no fear though, I've got you covered. Here's one easy recipe that will curb your temptation to eat the greasy meals men love to cook poolside. Read more

Three sites, three dates and two dudes

Patti Stanger's assistant give online dating a whirl
After a crazy week at work, the last thing I feel like doing is hitting the bar scene. But having moved to L.A. less than a year ago, meeting people can be challenging. Of course, chance romantic introductions are more appealing than scouting profiles, but, with my schedule, I like the idea that I can get more information before deciding to carve out a night for someone. So, I entered the world of online dating. My initial plan was to join three different sites, go on three different dates and sit down to write a clear cut analysis of which service truly delivered. This is not how it ends. Read more

Sex after marriage according to science

sex after marriage statistics
We’ve all heard the horror stories about how married people do not have sex, but recent studies have shown that this is not the case. According to the National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior, which surveyed nearly six-thousand people in 2010, those who have put a ring on it are getting it on more than single people are. Not only are married couples getting laid more, but the sex has more variation, says sexual health expert Dr. Laura Burman. According to the study, that includes more oral sex than those who are unattached. In fact, 61 percent of the singles in the survey have not had sex in over a year. So much for the idea that being single means you’re getting laid. Read more

How much is too much: Keep it classy, sassy and not trashy

Makin' Love with Rachel and Destin
Boys and girls, it has come to our attention that most of you simply don’t know how to act on a first date. So let's start on the outside and work our way inside. Ladies, keep your dress or skirt to no more than an inch or two above the knee; keep him curious. Show a little cleavage, but don’t release the twins. And don’t walk out looking like you just robbed Tiffany’s -- when it comes to jewelry, a little shine goes a long way. Read more

Bachelorette fans! My advice to Bachelorette Emily Maynard

Love advice for Bachelorette Emily Maynard
Bachelorette’s newest leading lady is beautiful, young and has a career she loves. She’s the perfect catch for a good guy -- sweet, down to earth and knows what she doesn't want. Prospective suitors have pursued her while grocery shopping. I mean -- Emily is hot! Emily's biggest challenge is going to be how to know when somebody is pulling out the stops because of her and when it's just an act. Read more