I couldn't help but share this amazing deal with anyone and everyone who reads this post. Last spring, I headed out to California for a short weekend trip. We were lucky to be in downtown Oakland on a Saturday morning and decided to venture through the farmer's market. At this point in time, my skin… Continue reading Get Your Deal On! Get Your Cleanse On! Organic, Natural Beauty Products, On Sale!
But seriously. I think as many people need to write on this topic as possible. What is going on with our frame of mind? How do we think it is okay to show photoshopped models and portray them as the idolized images of beauty? Via Pinterest. Thank you creator. When we see a woman like… Continue reading Another girl, ranting about body image and Photoshop.
"People have a preference to remain ignorant." - Neeru Paharia Growing up in the US, I was raised in a consumer drive culture. I was taught that you buy new clothes with the season, need a few pairs of shoes, never wear brown and black together, and to match your purse with your outfit. I… Continue reading Fashion, Free Markets, & Fabulists.
I bought this beautiful piece of jewelry from my favorite online store! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10200770552647125&set=a.3883549928184.2148332.1261920379&type=1 So, I hope that worked. Geodes are beautiful rock-like (usually volcanic, I believe) structures found around the world. This one is from Brazil. Geodes are said to be holders of energy. I'm not sure which energy this geode holds, but I'm going… Continue reading Embed Facebook Post? Testing – Geode Jewelry
What in the world makes men believe that approaching a group of women by saying, "God told me to come over here and tell you all how sexy you are..."? Like seriously...how in the HELL does that even make sense? You believe in God, eh? So God is a perverted man who can't handle seeing… Continue reading Believing in “God”, coffe shops, & legs.
I graduate this past weekend! Yay - I'm a 23-year-old college graduate GIRL with a full-time job! Woooo I watched Girls, Season 1 and 2 in about...oh...3 days. It was one of those you watch one, you're intrigued, weirded out, disgusted...but you go to the next one immediately. If you haven't watched it, I highly suggest… Continue reading GIRLS: Lena Dunham
In leu of events that have occurred in my life & close friends' lives, as well as the changes happening in our society, I wanted to write about motherhood, womanhood, life, and death. I'm not going to talk about my and my friend's personal experiences in this subject...but I'm going to say that there is something about… Continue reading Mindful Mothering, Living and Dying, & Accepting
I'm not trying to get all pseudo-psychological on you, but...okay, well maybe I am...but here goes! So, a few years ago, my mom (she really does inspire a lot of these posts) told me about this idea called mirrors. This concept, as far as I recall, incorporates cloudy mirrors, black mirrors, clear mirrors, and normal… Continue reading Mirroring, Projecting, & Just Being
"As a culture, women are brought up to be fundamentally insecure." - Lisa Ling I find this statement rather disturbing, inquisitive, and introspective. How do you feel about it? Do you think that women, in the US, are fundamentally insecure? Do you think media has something to do with it? As much as we like to believe… Continue reading Media, Women, and Miss Representation
So, for years now, my mom has been telling me to "listen to that little voice in your head, it's YOU"...but what does that even mean? Finally... I got it! She means listening to your gut instincts, following your heart, being in touch with your true emotions - however you want to put it. So,… Continue reading Listen to that little voice in your head…that’s what she said.