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3 Things: Old School Teen Trends

3 Things: Old School Teen Trends

My newest obsession is The Nostalgia Machine, a website that encourages you to “get your childhood jam on.” Plug in the year you want and you get an instant video mixtape from your youth. And in all different genres - I put in the year I graduated from high school and got videos from Hanson, Ginuwine, Celine Dion, Third Eye…
3 Things: Fall Favorites

3 Things: Fall Favorites

While my Facebook wall is full of my East Coast friends and family enjoying cooler weather and traditional autumn activities, here in Southern California we're still in tank top and sandal weather. And all those images of turning leaves and pumpkin patches in my feed have me yearning for fall. So while I wait for the temperature to drop below…
Murderous Madams: 3 Real Life Halloween Scary Stories

Murderous Madams: 3 Real Life Halloween Scary Stories

As Halloween creeps ever closer, my thoughts turn to all things dark and sinister. There’s just something so fascinating about the nefarious side of human nature, especially from a psychological perspective; what compels someone to dance with the devil? And though we generally tend to think of men as the primary force of murder and mayhem, the truth is that…
5 Favorite Things – Krista’s List

5 Favorite Things – Krista’s List

Current holy grail beauty products and other goods that are making me happy Have you ever loved something so much, you felt like you had to shout it from a mountaintop? Possibly whilst twirling like Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music? (I do that A LOT.) So imagine me twirling right now, because here are five things that I'm…
The Most Important Thing You Can Do for a Friend in Need

The Most Important Thing You Can Do for a Friend in Need

“I’m fine!” Those were the first words out of my mouth as I sat flat on my ass on the beach boardwalk, two legs sprawled out in front of me, two broken arms behind me (two broken elbows, to be exact.) I’ll spare you the gory details, but needless to say one seemingly harmless day of roller skating took a…
3 Things: Inside Your Closet

3 Things: Inside Your Closet

image: SFGate I know I should be thinking about buying the latest fall fashions - but it has been so hot here in California that it's almost impossible to get excited about autumn wear. So instead of talking about fall fashion just yet, let's play a round of three things, all about the inside of your closet! Is your closet…
Beauty Throwback: Memories and Sunscreen

Beauty Throwback: Memories and Sunscreen

Misty, coconut scented childhood memories As summer dwindles and burns to its end, I am caught up in a bit of nostalgia. Blame it on Throwback Thursday and Social Media; blame it on the ‘70’s. Every time I see a Facebook or Instagram posting of a yellowing photo from a pocket camera, an old snapshot likely developed at a Fotomat…
3 Things: Fall Beauty

3 Things: Fall Beauty

With the passing of Labor Day, we can officially talk about fall makeup collections! Honestly, it's still pretty darn hot here in Southern California, but I am excited to dig into darker, moodier colors and get my hands on the latest palettes and collections. So let's play a round of 3 things and talk about our beauty habits, plans and…
2014 Emmys Recap (we were there!)

2014 Emmys Recap (we were there!)

Dove sends us to the shower, and the 2014 Emmys You may be wondering just how did I get to go to the 2014 Emmys? It was all thanks to a very special body wash. Actually, a whole line to be exact - the newly formulated Dove body washes which provide softer, smoother skin in just one shower. What better…
3 Things: End of Summer

3 Things: End of Summer

Happy Friday and Labor Day weekend! With the end of summer upon us, let's take a moment to talk about the best of Summer 2014 and play a round of three things! Best Moment: Early this summer Stef and I spent a few fabulous days glamping in true style in the lush mountains of Montana. These three days of rest…