Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out. James. B. Conant
Month: January 2011
Sunscreen for Wet Skin
As many of you have already inferred, I am a huge proponent of sunscreen use! I told you about its importance when I first started this venture and my love of Coola products. Well, lo and behold, you can imagine my excitement when I read in Women’s Wear Daily that Neutrogena will be launching a [...]
It’s a Giveaway!
Our very first giveaway!! I am so thrilled to be announcing our very first NO UGLY DUCKLING giveaway! Because of the incredible interest and response I received from all of you after I wrote my post on “How to Sew a Button,” author Erin Bried, who is also a Senior Staff Writer at SELF magazine, has generously given us [...]
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I Think I Can, I Think I Can
“If you think you can, or think you can’t, you are probably right.” I’ve always loved this quote from Henry Ford because isn’t that the truth? So often, we are our own worst enemy. We envision our ideal life and oftentimes, because of fear or insecurity, we paralyze ourselves and never see it come to [...]
Get ready for the oc mart MIX! Beautiful one-of-a-kind items from shops such as Macalistaire at 1850, Mixed Greens and Ornate Home. Gorgeous Greer Wylder and Greer’s OC (top photo) sponsored the sneak preview event.
oc mart MIX in the House!
Invited by Macalistaire at 1850 (the eclectically beautiful vintage boutique I blogged about in early November for the grand opening of their second boutique at their new satellite space, I attended the new oc mart MIX "Sneak Peek Shopping Event" yesterday. The oc mart MIX (www.theocmartmix.com) is a new retail destination featuring a vibrant gathering of vendors [...]
From Go Sportz! The Flux Capacitor, vajayjay or hip flexor muscle? You decide.
Over the holidays, my boyfriend bought us a 46” LED flat-screen TV for the living room, a huge upgrade from my Sony 26” from 2002! TV watching has never been a priority to me, but now that we have fancier technology, I’ve never watched so many sports events! In the past, I hardly even had it on, [...]
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all —in which case, you fail by default. J.K. Rowling (via wiretap) Source: wiretap