September 8, 2015

Happy Day-After-Labor Day everyone!  I hope you all had a wonderful day yesterday celebrating both the end of summer as well as all the people out there who get up every morning and go to work.  I sure am grateful to those people because while they're kicking major but...

February 19, 2015

Twice a year, New York's most beautiful people all gather at Lincoln Center for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.  There are two major "seasons" in Fashion: Fall/Winter, which has its showing in February, and Spring/Summer, which has its showing in September.  You have never...

July 6, 2014

As a child not only of the 90’s, but also of a southern family in the 90’s I am no stranger to matching… especially of the mother/daughter variety.  I remember vividly one of the many summers I spent in Southeast Texas on The Gulf of Mexico at my aunt and uncle’s beach...

May 19, 2014

One of the oldest and greatest Southern pastimes is something called:

Back Porch Sittin'

It's very simple really... All you need is a porch, some tea (preferably served cold in a mason jar), and either something to read or someone to "visit" with.  Southern women never t...

April 25, 2014

Thanks to the movie "Miss Congeniality", a hysterically funny look into the pageant world through the eyes of an FBI agent who is having to go undercover and compete in The Miss United States Pageant, April 25th will always be known as "The Perfect Date". In the movie,...

March 26, 2014

Okay, New York.  I'm at my wit's end.  I'm begging you.  I'm on my knees.  I'm on Day 3 of this facacta Juice Cleanse and my irritability level was pretty low till now so I need you to hear me out.  Today is March 27th, and it is 22 degrees outside with a "feels like"...

February 22, 2014

Everyone has an article of clothing in the depths of their closet that is a last resort.  Reaching for this item of clothing means one thing and one thing only…

Do your damn laundry.  

(I put it in italics to make it seem less aggressive and more ladylike.)

For some it’s...

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My name is Mary Lane Haskell and my two "claims to fame" are that I have Dolly Parton's fax number and that Reese Witherspoon once liked a post on my Instagram.  I am an actor, a writer, and a profound Chipotle enthusiast making my way in Los Angeles while trying to stay true to my family's southern roots, all with grace and a touch a good humor.  I'm so glad you're here!