The Best 2014 Wall Calendars

Wall calendars are kind of outdated, but buying one is part of my New Year’s tradition.  The Today Show used to do this awesome segment where they rounded up the best, most unique calendars for your viewing pleasure.  (See here.)  While I can’t compete with Gene Shalit, here is my selection of favorites for 2014. […]

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5 Ways to Do Good This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving is tomorrow!  After you’re done counting your blessings, why don’t you find a way to pass the blessings on. There are lots of unexpected ways to give back. Bake Cupcakes She’s the First sponsors girls’ education in developing countries.  Host a bake sale, featuring She’s the First classic tie-dye cupcakes, and use the proceeds […]

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What to Wear Thanksgiving Weekend

I love Thanksgiving.  It combines my two of my favorite things – eating and shopping – into a weekend extravaganza.  While the evolution of the day of gratitude into a weekend of greed and gluttony leaves a lot to ponder, Thanksgiving is still a most wonderful time of year.  Hopefully, you’ve already ordered the turkey […]

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Sweet Links

Get fun and unique gift ideas from Goop’s Annual Gift Guide. 10 Signs You’re Kinda, Sorta, Maybe Becoming a Grown-Up is kinda true. Who can resist a look at Oprah’s Favorite Things 2013? This gold eyeliner look is beautiful. These Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies look yummy! The Hollow Crown is beautiful and moving. Elaborately costumed cosplayers […]

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Books I’m Reading

I can’t resist the pull of a good book on a cold, rainy day (or any day), and I can’t get enough of historical fiction.  Who says you have to read a textbook to study the past? get adderall online  These three books have kept me occupied lately and left me yearning to learn more […]

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How to Throw A Doctor Who Party

Saturday is the day when all our hopes and/or fears will collide with the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who.  What is going to happen?  I don’t know.  I refuse to watch the trailer.  Spoilers. Invitations Hand out TARDIS blue envelopes like in “The Impossible Astronaut.”  Random Creativity has a great tutorial. Decorations Turn your door into a […]

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Audition Hoodie

Hoodie: Juicy Couture Cami:  Self Expressions by Maidenform Jeans: Levi’s 524 Superlow Skinny Jeans Juniors Boots:  Minnetonka 3 Layer Fringe Boots (c/o Shopbop) In a complete turnaround from my last outfit post, I am dressed plain and simple.  I auditioned for a teen role, so this look is pretty basic, but after I auditioned, I realized […]

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Bookish Crochet for Quirk Books

It snowed last night, and despite the weatherman’s promises, the ground is still covered in a soft, white powder.  Noooo! I’m not ready for winter.  However, cold weather season is the perfect time to pickup a crochet hook and start making some book inspired accessories.  Go check out my guest post on Quirk Books for […]

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Inspired by Thor: The Dark World

I’m not much of a comic book fan.  I don’t care who Spider-Man is dating or if Captain America is alive or dead.  However, somehow I became a fan of Loki, the conniving but miscalculating villain of Thor and The Avengers.  Despite the long list of movies I want to watch, I ended up seeing Thor: […]

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Ruby Slippers

It’s the 75th anniversary of the movie The Wizard of Oz, a ground breaking movie for it’s time and still a breathtaking film.  While the shoes were supposed to be silver like in the books, ruby was a better way to show off the Technicolor.  And, thus, ruby slippers were born.  Needless to say, Dorothy’s slippers […]

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