Spoiler Alert: If you love a giveaway (and who doesn't?), read all the way through! As I get older, I realize that this so-called thing, "natural beauty," gets more and more expensive as we age. I think I'd have a lot more money - and a lot more time - if I didn't care so much about covering my gray, having nice nails (to deflect from the age spots on my hands), taming my frizz and … [Read more...] about Natural Beauty: It Keeps Getting More Expensive
Why Using Sunscreen Is Not Enough
I look forward with anticipation to the warmer weather all year long, even more so when we have extreme seasons like we did this past winter. In the summertime I feel freer, happier and more at peace. While many will disagree that 80 degrees Fahrenheit is a comfortable temperature, it's the perfect one for me. But now that the warm weather looks like it's dug in its heels, I'm remembering that as … [Read more...] about Why Using Sunscreen Is Not Enough
A Letter To My Sun (and a giveaway!)
Dearest Sun, You've always been my bright star, the center of my own personal solar system, the source of my energy. When you're not out, I feel SAD. The dark days make me lonely for you. But, as I became an adult, it was time to stop worshipping you - at least for extended periods of time. I'm "allowed" to worship you for about 10 minutes, to get my all-important dose of Vitamin D (to help my … [Read more...] about A Letter To My Sun (and a giveaway!)
Do You Fake It?
I used to. Sometimes, circumstances were such that I had no choice. But after a while, I decided it wasn't worth all the effort. I wasn't fooling anyone. In fact, faking it was getting dangerous. People could tell. Especially when they got...so long. They knew what I was up to. Especially the time my false eyelash fell into my drink at a bar. What can I tell you? As a young 20-something, I … [Read more...] about Do You Fake It?