Category Archives: Books and resources

What I learned from Elle Decor this month

I’m quite the design magazine junkie. I just love nothing more than to peruse a home decor magazine and gather ideas. Still, sometimes I question what I really learn from these magazines. After all, I don’t have $10,000 to blow … Continue reading

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Researching cosmetic product safety (and a peek into my medicine cabinet)

A friend of mine recently told me about the Skin Deep: Cosmetic Safety Database, maintained by the Environmental Working Group. Their website states: In 2004 we launched Skin Deep, an online safety guide for cosmetics and personal care products. Our … Continue reading

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Cures for Foggy Brain

Do you ever get a case of Foggy Brain? I do. Foggy Brain is when your thoughts feel cloudy and you’re not really sure what you’re thinking. You’re processing everything and nothing at once. It’s hard to focus and concentrate … Continue reading

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Happy 2010 (and a book suggestion)

The Mr. and our dog, walking up Mt. Tabor on Christmas day. This year has been a good stretch for me. Right now, I feel genuinely appreciative of all that I have and all that I accomplished this year. My … Continue reading

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book recommendation: “Apartment Therapy Presents”

One of my Christmas gifts this year was this awesome book, Apartment Therapy Presents by Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan. Many people know Apartment Therapy from the popular blog and Gillingham-Ryan’s original life/home makeover book. I highly recommend both, and I highly recommend … Continue reading

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