Has anyone ever said to you, ‘bless your heart?’ Thanks to Andy Cohen’s Watch What Happens Live and The Real Housewives of Dallas, I learned there are quirky Southern sayings way beyond, ‘Y’all.’ I always thought, ‘bless your heart,’ was a endearing, but according to hottytoddy.com, ‘the phrase has little to do with religion and more to do with a passive-aggressive way to call you an idiot. Depending on your inflection, saying “bless your heart” can sting worse than any insult.’ Did you know that and is this really true?!? I still think it sounds sweet.
Thanks to this month’s ‘D’ Magazine – the newcomer edition – it’s been perfect to get the scoop on how to live in Dallas. They spill the beans on everything from ‘BIG’ hair, what-to-wear to Texas galas, and why locals don’t use the phrase ‘Tex-Mex.’ I’m still adapting my wardrobe to Texas, and with a little white-denim inspiration from Kim at Northern California Style and a Chanel look-for-less tweed top, I was ready for date-night last weekend… [Read more…]