Really January? I’m supposed to clean and organize my house, start exercising, get a hobby, lose five pounds, AND get my taxes in order in the name of new year resolutions? Well, the universe had other plans; my washer and dryer broke, the car died, and I got the flu ( and not even the stomach flu, that at least, would have taken care of the five pounds!).Read More
Fact: It takes 21 days to form a new habit. When it comes to skincare I fall into the "minimum effort maximum results" category, which is sadly a category that doesn't really exist. Like all things, good skin (unless you're freakishly genetically blessed like Beyonce or, personal fave, Julianne Moore) takes a bit of effort and it's about time I put some elbow grease in!Read More
In the 70’s, when I was a wee babe in Australia, if anyone made it out the door wearing any type of sunscreen it was a major miracle. Luckily, I was so pale that I bordered on transparent, AND my dad worked for Estee Lauder; so there was a small semblance of knowledge about the sun and it’s effects, though sadly not enough! Now in my mid-40’s, it’s so easy to go down the bathroom-mirror rabbit hole, where I scrutinize every broken capillary, every crease and every freckle (“that wasn’t there yesterday!!”). For the record: this behavior gets me nowhere except making me want to Sylvia Plath my way to the closest oven.Read More
It took me a while to become friends with you. Even though you’re the brightest bulb on the color wheel, I hung out with blue and green way more. Sorry if you felt neglected but I’m totally making up for lost time! I mean, we’ve spent some quality evenings recently in my dining room on those Modernica Shell Chairs right?