David Bowie by Mick Rock

Friday Favorite Five

1. Photographer Mick Rock reminisces about shooting Ziggy Stardust, via Vice Unff! The dreamiest dream job ever in the universe. Backstage alone with Bowie?? With Bowie looking at you like that!?!?  YES PLEASE THANK YOU VERY MUCH INDEED! 2. The UK has banned this Christina Hendricks Clairol red-to-blonde haircolor commercial for being misleading, via Jezebel Well, it IS misleading. You simply can’t go from red to blonde … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five

Casual Friday

Friday Favorite Five

1. StatShot: a new way to track your Instagram likes, follows, and comments, via Photojojo Get a daily email with updates! For free!   2. Why Americans dress so casually, via The Washington Post A fascinating interview with Deirdre Clemente, a 20th-century cultural historian. 3. How the Smiths pioneered normcore, via GQ And on THAT note, here’s some evidence of the lingering effects of the dowdy-as-a-statement style worn by our favorite … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five

Friday Favorite Five

1. The weirdest stuff we’ve tried to use as dry shampoo, via The Cut Don’t knock cornstarch till you’ve tried it! Mix in a dash of cocoa powder if you’re a brunette 😉   2. Think twice before you buy these beauty products, via Refinery29 An EXCELLENT report on diversion, a.k.a. grey market products, a practice that not only harms the beauty industry but could put the consumer in danger, … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five

My New Book! A Year of Natural Health & Beauty: 52 Easy, Frugal, Natural Ideas to Enhance Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

About the Book Many of you have already been following along for a while; several of you are also new followers who reached this blog via some of my natural health and beauty tips. To all of you, hello and welcome! In 2012, I created a yearlong blog project, in which I posted a new tip each week, right here on this blog. All the … Continue reading My New Book! A Year of Natural Health & Beauty: 52 Easy, Frugal, Natural Ideas to Enhance Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

Llewellyn Moon Signs Book + San Francisco Marathon!

Greetings, dear readers! Happy Friday! I have two fun things to share with you today and I hope they make you smile, wherever you are. The Wipro San Francisco Marathon—done!   The first announcement is that it’s done! I ran a marathon! Holy cow! I DID the San Francisco Marathon this past Sunday ~ success! It’s done, I did it… I done did it. 😉 … Continue reading Llewellyn Moon Signs Book + San Francisco Marathon!

Things I Love Thursday

Happy Thursday! And happy sum-sum-summertime to youuuu! Why are you inside looking at the Interwebs instead of picnicking, sailing, or napping in a hammock? Oh, right. You’re probably at work, procrastinating. Well, procrastinate away today. I’ve got some fab-o links for you to peruse, read, and get inspired by. Check ’em out! Then get outside for some fresh air and sunshine! Promise?? 1. Cheap chic … Continue reading Things I Love Thursday

Things I Love Thursday

Happy Thursday! Been up to anything fun this week? I’ve been enjoying the gorgeous San Francisco weather while getting ready for Saturday’s Mermaid Triathlon; feeling crafty; and taking a few steps away from the computer to focus on old-school, analog media like books and such. That said, I’ve found some super-cool links to share with you today. Sit back and enjoy the ride 🙂 1. … Continue reading Things I Love Thursday