stuff I like

Some Thoughts on the Joys of Getting Your Hands Dirty

I’ve never been one with a “green thumb”. I’ve left that to my mother–who knows more about plants than most people I’ve ever met.  Most of the plants I’ve ever tried to nurture have died within a few days of contact with me.  Gardening has never been my thing. Until now. Our living situation changed this year in a good way, and we found ourselves responsible for a pretty large swath of yard that included flowerbeds, bushes, large trees, and half-hearted…

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The Cool List — July 7, 2015

Just wanted to pass a few things your way, some things I’ve stumbled on that you might like, too. Here’s a roundup of what’s on my radar right now. Cold pressed juice—The science behind this juice phenomenon varies, and there’s a lot of debate about actual results, but I’m already in. I love the fresh taste of these juices, especially the ones served at Off the Vine in OTR. Just try them. Trust me. You’ll crave them afterward. Kit and…

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My Top Three Oscar Gowns

Now that the winners are announced and the awards have been given, my favorite part of the Academy Awards comes a day later… when talk turns to all the fashions and the glitz on the red carpet. It’s always one of the best fashion nights of the year. And 2014 did not disappoint.Without further ado here are my top three gowns. 3. Jennifer Garner in Oscar de la Renta 2. Lupita Nyong’o in Prada 1. Emma Watson in Vera Wang…

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Fall Fashion 2013: Four Finds

If you haven’t noticed, fall is the best season for fashion. Everyone brings their A-game, from Hollywood starlets to fashion designers to magazine editors. Fall trends can set the tone for an entire year. 2013 is no different. Fall is upon us, my friends. So what am I scoping for fall trends? Here are four big things: 1. Emerald: Pantone’s color of the year lit up runways all over the year, and going green is so on trend this season…

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For the Days You Need a Pep Talk

I remember the first time I ever saw the Kid President. It was back in January 2013. Someone shared his latest video on Facebook. Of course they did. That’s where you always see videos like that these days. The Kid President and Soulpancake had made videos before. Plenty of them. In fact, I was kind of late to the party on this trend (and I hate being late on trends). Lots of folks had heard the simple wisdom of an…

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