Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 740


So…what is the Monday Poll? Excellent question! It isn’t, contrary to its name, an actual poll, like with little clicky buttons. It’s just a list of more or less random questions I’ve been posting on this blog every Monday morning for the past quadrillion years (since 2007). 1. Are you picky about the fabric your […]

Saturday Surfing, July 30, 2022!


Happy Caturday, and greetings from the Russian River. Rosie-Pose kicked us out to chill with her favorite petsitter (I’m starting to think she’s got a crush), so we’re spending a few days camping on the Russian River. Hope you’re having a nice weekend so far. Don’t forget to wear your sunscreen! This week’s reading How […]

Summery Coral Lips and Cheeks, and What Adulting Equals


Adulting equals… Saying things like “wood rot” and “gum recession” and “deployment calendar” and “reparenting yourself.” Packing emergency go-bags for fire season. Being tormented by aggressive hyphenation. Flossing, and liking it. Tracking your protein portions. Listening to easy listening (96.5 KOIT, you know what’s up) while you chop vegetables for dinner. Knowing you need rest […]

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 739


So…what is the Monday Poll? Excellent question! It isn’t, contrary to its name, an actual poll, like with little clicky buttons. It’s just a list of more or less random questions I’ve been posting on this blog every Monday morning for the past quadrillion years (since 2007). 1. A food that you’ve been craving lately? […]

Saturday Surfing, July 23, 2022!


Happy Saturday, sweet girl. I hope you get the chance to rest and relax this weekend. Remember, it’s a good thing to slow down and recover. We all need it! This week’s reading What’s the best-smelling street in New York? Did you know Prince had his own fragrance back in the day? Oh, and so […]