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Malevolent Mysteries: Three Creepy Unsolved Cases

There is just something about October—and Halloween—that appeases one’s inner goth. Forget pumpkin spice lattes and cozy scarves; my goal is to be scared out of my ever-loving mind. Of course, as a very generous person, I want y’all to be scared too, so I’m sharing the creepiness. In the past, we’ve looked at murderous …

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The French Beauty Solution by Caudalie

Fashion, food, wine… the French know how to do it all with powerful simplicity. There is no better living example of this than the lovely Mathilde Thomas, founder of Caudalie, a skincare line known for natural anti-aging remedies. Thomas’ new book, The French Beauty Solution (Time-Tested Secrets to Look and Feel Beautiful Inside and Out) …

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Currently Reading: Mr. Kate A Hot Glue Gun Mess

True confession: I have a total girl crush on Mr. Kate (aka Kate Albrecht). She’s funny, a DIY ninja and a blogger who created an empire. Empire might seem like a grand word. But what else do you call a jewelry line, a temporary tattoos line (the adorably named “BeautyMarks”) appearances on/in The Today Show, …

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Mad Men Musings: Person to Person

If you’re a Mad Men fan, you SHOULD HAVE joined us here regularly for Mad Men Musings – a space to discuss selected highlights, low points, or just plain water-cooler worthy moments of each episode. You would have liked it, I promise. “What the World Wants Today is the Real Thing”—(2nd chorus from I’d Like …

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Virtual Mad Men Party winners: New York, here we come

Remember the virtual Mad Men party for the mid-season 7 premiere we were part of? You know the one; 50+ blogs shared their favorite Mad Men inspired food and drink recipes (many from the Unofficial Mad Men cookbook) and Heather whipped up Shrimp Curry Canapés and Whiskey Sours. Well, what you may not have known …

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Mad Men Musings: The Milk and Honey Route

If you’re a Mad Men fan, join us regularly for Mad Men Musings – a space to discuss selected highlights, low points, or just plain water-cooler worthy moments of each episode. You guys, it’s really ending—and this penultimate episode really brought that point home. I hope everyone had a nice stiff drink to see them …

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