A few quick notes:
I am having some issues getting a Nook version of my new book
properly formatted and submitted, but I SWEAR it’s in the works!
Should be available in a week or two.
In the meantime, the print and Kindle/iPad versions are up and running.
More news soon, I hope.
I will be speaking on a panel at BlogHer ’12 in New York NEXT WEEK!
Let me know if you’ll be attending, as I’d love to connect.
We’ll be taking a week-long break from the Insomniac Sale Picks next week.
Back week of August 6.
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This comprehensive examination of how the Internet and social media are creating a pro-anorexia community is sobering. (Via The Beheld)
Colorblocking. Shorts. Wedges. Headscarf. So many trends, yet such classic chic from the ever-gorgeous Cynthia.
The Flueblog is starting to roll out the Fall previews, and although there is no reason whatsoever for me to procure these pointy purple ankle booties, I shall adore them from afar.
“Retouching has become so prevalent on editorial pages that magazine industry executives have considered introducing guidelines on what is considered acceptable.”
Katie shares the story of her first strand of pearls, and pairs them with a knockout dress.
“Staying connected to the world reminds us of what’s genuinely vital in our lives, and helps us put things into perspective. It also ensures that we don’t isolate ourselves, because that’s when the inner critic can be especially loud and vicious.”
That’s right: Tangerine is still hot for the season!
So enjoyed this interview with Mary of Biblioblog, an older fashion blogger, sewist, and camper extraordinaire with style for miles.
I love a bathing suit shopping story that ends in triumph, don’t you?
“And she settled in, no longer looking for what her body couldn’t do but paying attention, appreciating what her body could do. And just like that, her whole practice looked different because she wasn’t fighting any more; she was engaging.”
Always tickled to connect with other MN bloggers, even more so when they’re as fabulous as Shanticka.
This post, titled “Confessions of a Teenage Feminist,” made me ever so happy. Yes it did.
A bold green cardigan and muted plaid circle skirt make for a marvelously retro-tinged ensemble.
Looking for some color pairing inspiration? Check out these three color combos that seem “wrong” but are oh so right.
This double-polka-dot dress is so darling I might have to run out to Brooklyn and steal it from Mikhaela.
“I want people to come into a life of fitness feeling like the possibilities are limitless, not like they have to attain some imaginary level of acceptability before they can show themselves to the world.”
Gertie offers up a peek inside her new book, Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing. And WOW.
Turns out, grooms are beginning to do nearly as many crash diets as brides. This thoughtful post examines the upsettingly symbiotic relationship between the diet and wedding industries, and points out how weight and size expectations for wedding photos can skew our priorities.
I believe maxi dresses can look polished and classic, but definitely love a bright boho maxi for a bit of sartorial fun.
And from the Department of Random: We took the nephews to see “Ice Age: Continental Drift” based solely on the joke at 1:30 of this preview. Which still cracks me up even though I’ve now heard it about 20 times. I’m delighted to report that the movie made me laugh so hard I cried, but a little ashamed to report that many of those laughs were prompted by seeing Scrat slam into icebergs. I’m a fool for physical comedy, it seems.