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Mar09

Sleep deprivation and baby ATMs.

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Sleep has again made the headlines, as a new study finds that women don’t get enough, but want more. (Men, apparently, are sleeping all the time. Those well-rested jerks.) The culprits are the usual: children, poor sleep habits, stress, and spouses demanding another night of hot, relentless marital privilege. (That’s what we call it at […]

Mar08
Best Birthday Party Favors: Less Is More And Consumable Is Even Better

Best Birthday Party Favors: Less Is More And Consumable Is Even Better

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I have a few allergies. I am allergic to not having the last word and to paying full price for anything. I am also allergic to Polly Pocket’s shoes, or more specifically, tiny pieces of clutter which never seem to have a place. If you open my vacuum bag right now, you’ll find at least […]

Mar08
Giving You the Benefit of My Years of Experience. And Idiocy.

Giving You the Benefit of My Years of Experience. And Idiocy.

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I’ve recently gotten into the routine of wearing makeup most every day after years of complaining about the time primping stole from my much-needed beauty sleep. By which I mean laziness. But a new city and a new boyfriend and a new job has prompted me to strive for something more than the just-rolled-out-of-bed look […]

Mar07
Various Issues of the Head Area

Various Issues of the Head Area

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(A couple more short ones. Less words for you, plus a wicked case of topic whiplash. Bonus!) Amalah, Is is true that your hair becomes “immune” to a shampoo after you use it for awhile? I freaking love my shampoo (Aveda Pure Abundance Volumizing), but my hairdresser says I should alternate shampoos to get rid […]

Mar06
The Best Children’s Piggy Banks: A stylish penny saved is, well, still a penny.

The Best Children’s Piggy Banks: A stylish penny saved is, well, still a penny.

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The Buzz Off is on the late side today because the wallpaper in my kitchen requires many hours of painful removal. No, I haven’t been actually working on removing the paper. I have been procrastinating by researching topics to avoid the painful process which awaits me. It seems about half of Max’s classmates are March […]

Mar05

Advice That Gets to the Point, More So Than Usual

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(All this week I’m making a concentrated effort to clear out the question queue, so I’ll be posting questions that only need shortish kind of answers, which is why I’ve unfairly ignored them in favor of ones I can really blather on about for awhile.) I have a question for you. I have been looking […]

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