THE LOST (OR NEWLY FOUND) ART OF GROCERY SHOPPING

I know this sounds like kind of a silly topic. Like, how hard can it be to go grocery shopping? We’ve been doing it for most of our adult lives and should have it figured out by now. But, I actually believe many of us are rather tortured by grocery shopping and don’t even know … Continue reading THE LOST (OR NEWLY FOUND) ART OF GROCERY SHOPPING

BEAUTIFUL FACE, PART I: THE NATURALS

Facial care is such a broad topic in my opinion, so I decided that I need to break this down into parts. Keep a look out for additional forthcoming parts. I also want to give a disclaimer about this entire “Beautiful Face” series because people’s faces are all so different, with varying needs and conditions, … Continue reading BEAUTIFUL FACE, PART I: THE NATURALS

ART ON YOUR WALLS, DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU’RE DOING?

Anyone who has been to my apartment knows that my dwelling is very humble in terms of space. I live in a “junior” studio, so this is basically like a studio but even smaller, in an apartment complex in the suburbs of Philadelphia. I love where I live. It suits me perfectly. I have nice … Continue reading ART ON YOUR WALLS, DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU’RE DOING?

DANA BARRETT: THE ULTIMATE MODERN-DAY GODDESS

Let me preface this article by saying that when I refer to a “goddess” in this text, I am using it in the broadest sense to basically describe a super kick-ass woman. I was born in 1979 and therefore grew up absorbing 80’s popular culture–which is, in my opinion, the most superior decade for popular … Continue reading DANA BARRETT: THE ULTIMATE MODERN-DAY GODDESS

ELIMINATE “FAT” FROM YOUR VOCABULARY

Over the years, whenever I hear the F-A-T word uttered in any context, even if it’s coming across as playfully self-deprecating, it sounds harsher to my ears than the even more well-known offensive four-letter-F-word. For many of us, the wounds from this word were inflicted sometime between the ages of birth and 18. And if … Continue reading ELIMINATE “FAT” FROM YOUR VOCABULARY

SMOOTH SKIN FOR THE EVERYDAY GODDESS

Recently, I’ve had multiple people remark on the silky-smooth texture of my skin, specifically my arms. I promise you, I put very little effort into making my skin smooth and actually don’t really think much about it. But I do agree, my skin does feel pretty smooth to the touch, so it got me thinking. … Continue reading SMOOTH SKIN FOR THE EVERYDAY GODDESS