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Creative Ways to Wear Your "Something Blue"
In the modern era, archaic wedding traditions are frequently eschewed in favor of more sensible—and often, more meaningful—practices. The old English rhyme, "something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue," however, is relatively harmless, and seems to have endured in large part due to its quirky nature. After all, it's simply a collection of good luck charms. While most people, especially outside of the UK, ignore the final line of the poem "a sixpence in your shoe," the first four items are still quite common.
Most Comfortable Walking Shoes for Women on the Go
Whether you are a woman who is "on the go" every day, either walking a lot as part of your work or commute or you just do a lot of moving around (i.e. chasing kids or enjoying sports and workouts), or you're a woman who is "on the go" because you are traveling, you need to keep your feet happy. Even the most casual seaside stroll is easily ruined by sore feet due to uncomfortable shoes. Yet, the term "comfortable shoes" has grown to be synonymous with "ugly shoes" and so we are here to destroy that myth by offering up comfortable walking shoes for women who enjoy stylish footwear, too.
How to Tell If a Purse Is Well-Made
One of the best accessories for any fashionista is a well-crafted and stylish handbag. When you’re out shopping for designer bags, it’s important to stay mindful of what is quality and what’s not. You wouldn’t want to spend your hard-earned dollars on a handbag that won’t last past two months. Be smart with your shopping. Discover how to tell if a purse is well-made, as well as some dead giveaways for fakes.
How to Cut Your Guest List in Half
More and more couples are finding it to be a real challenge to throw the wedding of their dreams, and planning a wedding on a budget can be a challenge. If you don’t believe us, check out “Can You Afford to Get Married? In the US, It's Increasingly the Privilege of the Rich” some time.
- Top Story - June 2018
I Tried J+S Blue Light Glasses and Here's How Much They Changed the Way I WorkTop Story - June 2018
As a newcomer to the workforce, I had no idea the effect staring at a computer screen all day would really have on my eyes. I mean, sure, I used my laptop a lot in college, but certainly not eight hours a day, five days a week. Needless to say, the transition has been jarring on my poor eyes (and body, but that's a whole other story). For months now I've been coming home every day and feeling like if I even so much as glance at another screen, my eyes will literally fall out of my head (it's fine, I'm fine). They simply can't handle the strain of staring at my computer screen any longer. The headaches and lack of sleep? I'm so over it.
Best Organic Cat Litter Brands
Who better to take recommendations for organic cat litter brands from than a crazy cat lady herself? Hint: that cat lady is me, whoops. Though it's not fair to call us crazy anymore because everyone knows cat ladies are cool as of the 2010s! The thing is, traditional clay litter is a thing of the past. In this new world where cute cat videos are king on Facebook, let's show our kitties we care for their precious paws by buying them any of these great brands.
In the Land of Naughty Wheat Fields and Broken Promises
Dear Theresa, We've got to talk. Let's begin with a statement you recently made. You were being interviewed, pretty casually I suppose, and the reporter asked you about the naughtiest thing you've ever done. Remember what you said? No? Let's recap: "I mean I have to confess, when me and my friends used to run through fields of wheat, the farmers weren't too pleased about that." You chuckled a bit. It was slightly nauseating.
- Top Story - September 2017
How to Remove Stains From Shirts
Let's roleplay here. You're out with friends at a diner or a baseball game, or whatever. You grab the most delicious looking burger – juicy patty with the perfect amount of ketchup, layered with freshly-chopped lettuce and tomato – but then, a freak accident. The bun slips. The burger sprays. The ketchup oozes. Now, what do you know, your shirt is ruined.
- Top Story - August 2017
How to Stop the Red Pill Phenomenon from SpreadingTop Story - August 2017
Among feminists, there is a strong call to stop the Red Pill phenomenon from spreading. If you don't know what the Red Pill is, it's an internet community known for misogyny and telling men to emotionally abuse women to bed them. It has been linked with advocating for rape under the guise that "all women have rape fantasies."