It’s Time to Do Better

Reagen Lozar Family

I’ve known today’s guest poster, the most-lovely Reagen Lowrey Lozar, for as long as I’ve known Coralie– as we all met at the same high school in the long-ago world of the late 1990’s. Among many other things, Reagen and I share an interest in… Continue Reading

Behind the Shower Curtain: Coralie and Leigh’s Top Health and Beauty Product Recommendations

Mirror Image Retro Lady from Graphics Fairy.com

First things first: true beauty and happiness do not come in a bottle. No magic lipstick will make you a better person. There is nothing more beautiful than confidence and intelligence will never go out of style.  If your inside is not… Continue Reading

Life After Birchbox: Tips and a Curio Cabinet

birchbox tips and a curio cabinet

Remember when I did Birchbox product reviews? Yeah. Although a good subject idea, our modified posting schedule and life’s craziness got in the way of that venture. Plus, there are many out there who do it better than I, so I… Continue Reading

Wardrobe Maintenance: Hanger Strap Lifehack

hanger strap disappearing act

I love clothing pieces that come with sewn-in hanger straps. It’s a small pleasure, but it makes life easier. Ain’t nobody got time for finding bunched-up clean clothes that have fallen on the closet floor off their hanger.  Although we already know… Continue Reading

A FTTDWYW Recommendation for Vintage Hair Enthusiasts: The Gold N Hot Hair Bonnet

I’ve mentioned before my complex relationship with my hair. It has only been within the last several years that I have really developed an understanding and positive relationship with it. I attribute my hair-acceptance to three things: the internet, flat-iron… Continue Reading

Making Amends Week- Part 3: Silver Polishing & A DIY/Upcycled Silver Jewelry Saver

Loyal readers may remember that I did a Pinterest Experiment this past January involving an alternative method to polishing silver. You may also remember that I later apologized for it, as it was an unmitigated mess. I am here today to redeem myself. As I… Continue Reading

Summer PSA: A Flip-Flop Reminder… Again!

As I was walking to get coffee this morning, I noticed a subtle, yet growing pain in my heel. I, then, noted the super-cute (yet, super-cheap) flip-flops I was wearing. D’oh. If you may recall, I wrote a post last summer about the desultory… Continue Reading

Bring Back the Hat: Straw Hat Maintenance and a Call to Charms!

Way back in the early 2000’s, I remember going to Woolworths/rich  in Athens, GA. (Athens historians, which was it? It was in the Beechwood Shopping Center…EDIT: It was a Stein-Mart) I was there to spend a gift certificate I had… Continue Reading

A Guest Post! By: Carina– For Active Girls or Anyone Considering Ditching the ‘Poo

Guest Post Graphics

  Dear Readers, My sweet and clever friend Carina wrote this interesting essay about ditching the traditional shampoo/conditioner method of hair washing on a cool fitness blog she is running. I knew immediately after reading it that it was something I wanted to share… Continue Reading