There are more Selfie-Related Deaths Than Those Caused by Shark Attacks. It appears we’ve officially declined as a global culture. Well, okay statistics regarding 12 people doesn’t define a whole culture, but it’s pretty darn note worthy. Are you a selfie enthusiast?
Zero Waste Traveling: What’s In My Purse. Okay, I’m going to get really personal here for a minute. If you’re a guy, please move along to the next item. Ever since listening to the podcast interview with the gal behind Zero Waste Home, I keep thinking about all the waste that goes along with my, ahem, monthly flow. Bea talked about her solution for that being the ‘cup.’ And now I am seeing the girl from this blog post talking about the cup again. Has anyone ever used one? It seems so strange, but it also seems like it could be potentially a lot less wasteful and more comfortable than the dreaded counterparts.
Have you ever heard of CoHousing?. The price of housing is on my mind a lot these days. We have fallen in love with a part of Portland (mostly the schools and people) where most of the homes exceed our budget. But we are stubborn and determined to find a way to make it work and keep our kids in this wonderful school cluster. I showed this article to my husband and he’s dreaming and scheming about how to start his own.
Speaking of small spaces. Apartment Therapy why you gotta inspire me so much?! Small Space Secrets: 7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Hallways.
Dress Like a Parisian: Can We Skip the Makeup? It’s so interesting to hear how other women present themselves in other countries. The (French) author of this blog laments American’s “overprocessed” faces. I think I tend to agree. But it can be hard to know where to stop. We add subtle changes to our look over time (hair, makeup, etc) and after awhile are we completely altering our natural appearance? Food for thought this weekend.
Where is the kiss-blowing emoji when I need it? ;)