He looked at me quizzically as I tried to decide whether I’d said that out loud or not. No, definitely no – phew! The slow, bloody death my career as a mother had just encountered was a private affair, thank goodness. You see, we were reviewing the results of my college aptitude test, which revealed that I . . . Continue ReadingRead More »
If you’re struggling with acne, don’t worry. After a round of Accutane no one will probably notice because, er, they’ll be looking at the hair growing on the side of your nose. Worried about your cholesterol levels? Take some Lipitor and forget about it. No, ACTUALLY forget about it. As in, develop full-blown amnesia. Continue ReadingRead More »
This blend of musky sandalwood, silky smooth vanilla, spicy bergamot and sweet grapefruit is a wonderful alternative to chemical-laden commercial fragrances, which according to the Environmental Working Group often contain secret ingredients that have not been assessed for safety.
But I think broth may bubble just a **little** more cheerfully when wrapped in soleil yellow or any one of the gorgeous colors offered by Le Creuset. And OF COURSE fall apples will pop with just a little more flavor when dipped in a cherry red pot of homemade caramel. No question, right?Read More »
Just as I reached for his. We both exhaled in the quietness that enveloped us – a winding country road under a starlit sky, two sleeping potami in the back, hearts and bellies full. It’s as good a time as any, right? Continue ReadingRead More »
What, this is NOT something you can imagine yourself saying while treating a minor burn? Well then, read on. There are a lot of weird home-remedy recommendations for burns floating around – cobwebs, mustard and toothpaste to name a few – but there’s little evidence to show they actually work. Even worse, some folk remedies like butter may actually trap heat in and cause burns to reach deeper layers of tissue. Continue ReadingRead More »
Into a liquor store with a toddler in tow at eleven in the morning, plopped down half a gallon of vodka on the counter and smiled? It yields quite an interesting response, I assure you. Continue ReadingRead More »