Feeling the Love on Valentine’s Day

woman learns to feel love on valentine's day
Way before the Millionaire Matchmaker, the French had their own custom for scoring a date on Valentine’s Day. In une loterie d’amour—a drawing for love—single people of all ages gathered in houses that faced one another and proceeded to call out through the windows in an effort to make a match, until the men and women eventually paired off. The pairings weren’t perfect—sometimes the ladies were much more attractive to the men from far away. And let’s face it: screaming from across the street leaves a large margin of error when it comes to matchmaking. Read more

Michelle Obama doesn’t rule out plastic surgery

A healthy Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama, our first lady, recently went on the record as saying that she is not ruling out plastic surgery or Botox in the future.  She said, “Women should have the freedom to do whatever they need to do to feel good about themselves…I’ve also learned to never say never.” What a breath of fresh air it was for me to read this. That sentiment is really what Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Enhancement is all about- freedom! Freedom to be happy with your appearance… Freedom to be comfortable making the choices you make in order to look your best… Freedom from stigma or the opinions of others about what we “should” or “should not” be doing (provided it is safe and makes us happy).  Read more

3 Ways to tell if you and your guy are going to have a good Valentine’s Day

If you’ve been into a drug store recently, you know that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. And that Cadbury makes Valentine’s Day candy too. I mean, that’s genius. Why didn’t this happen earlier? Anyway, it’s pretty common knowledge that Valentine’s Day can be hell for all of the single people out there. But, it can also be pretty terrible for those of us in relationships. I’ve had some very good relationships turn sour because of a bad Valentine’s Day. To make sure that won’t happen to you, here are some ways to tell if your V-Day is going to be good. Read more

Creating a wedding to reflect YOU

Woman holds perfect flowers for her wedding day
When a couple first becomes engaged, and the waves of “Congratulations!” have begun to subside, some of the very first questions that their friends and family will inevitably begin to ask them is, “So what is your wedding theme?” or, god forbid, “What are your wedding colors?”.  Although some might disagree with me, I strongly believe that the couple is, and should be, the theme of the wedding. Read more

#AskPatti: Valentine’s Day edition

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so I thought I’d take make this #AskPatti all about your V-Day Qs. I know that the most romantic day of the year isn’t always the most comfortable, no matter what your relationship status is. Putting a lot of pressure on love can make even those most romantic person in the world squirm a bit. (Trust me. Even I’ve gotten itchy around Valentine’s Day and love is my life!) If you’re single, married, dating or “it’s complicated-ing,” I’ve got an answer for you! So, let’s dig in! Read more

Can Players Become Good Boyfriends?

A player points to himself
Here’s a question I get all the time from my female readers. “Can players change and become loyal, caring boyfriends?” Can womanizers change their ways and become devoted loving husbands? The answer is very simple. 100% yes they can. I used to be a womanizer myself. Back when I was in my 20’s I couldn’t stop dating. I was addicted to women. I loved the whole chase. Some of my friends even gave me the nickname, “Spot the Dog.” Read more