How on earth can you maintain your sanity as a thrift-loving mama? Meghan interviews three gals and posts their tips and tricks for moms who thrift.
I’m blown away by Stéphanie’s monochrome blush ensemble, and mesmerized by the draped-chain detail on her shoulders.
The Budget Stylista gives us 10 great maxi dresses for gals on a budget.
Fat talk and self-degradation are so prevalent in our culture, especially among young women, and in this post Elissa cites some studies on the topic.
Winona regales us with anecdotes of six times she cried in a dressing room. Don’t worry, there are some tears of joy in there, too!
In a post in which she examines her struggles with self-worth and body image, Ashe says, “I love to own beautiful things. Oftentimes though, I don’t know that I’m worthy of wearing them.”
Are these the best tights ever made? Quite possibly.
Four more surprising uses for clear nail polish. Is there anything it CAN’T do?
No one does soft, drapey layers quite like Joelle Van Dyne. Yes, she’s wearing a slip she bought at Target as a shirt. And it looks SMASHING.
Franca explains why she’ll never be a professional blogger. Have you considered taking the plunge?
Rocquelle of Consider Me Lovely talks about her experiences growing up as a dark-skinned girl in the African-American community, how being bullied eventually made her stronger, and how she’s grown to love her dark skin. (Via Beautifully Invisible)
As clothing has become cheaper over the years, our clothing consumption has skyrocketed. In this article on the history of a cheap dress, the author explains why and how pricing has changed over time.
Now I’ve got another way to wear my floor-length black taffeta skirt.
Amazing women scientists discuss the challenges they face in their male-dominated field.
Audi wears an outfit that reflects her natural figure instead of attempting to manufacture curves, and encourages her readers to cultivate affection for their own shapes.
Trinknitty tried out a recipe for DIY underarm deodorant, and it worked! Now I just need to bribe her to make me a batch …
“How would you feel if the only thing people ever praised you for was something you had no control over? And how would you feel if every day, you were slowly losing the one thing people complimented you on?”
Gracey strikes a hilarious pose in her tunic and skinnies. I love that girl.
In case you’ve momentarily forgotten the force of nature that is Maya Angelou, please click here. (Via Yum & Yuk)
Marzipan talks about making a difference in the lives of people around you. This REALLY resonates with me.
Real Simple gives us seven gorgeous prints and patterns for summer.
Fashionflirt is a knockout in her orange dress and skull ring.