Friday Five: Yoda Sings About Seagulls, Elena Ferrante’s Novels And A Mini-Review of Elizabeth And James Nirvana Perfumes

I’m feeling a little tired as the holidays approach/encroach…and it doesn’t quite help that Budgie has decided to get up early every morning! But our home is fairly done with the decorating and I even made some flourless chocolate cookies, so slowly the holiday spirit is taking over. Even my

Imaginary Shopping Spree: Cool, Beautiful Clothes And Accessories That Come In Cool, Beautiful Burgundy

It’s fall, and suddenly burgundy is EVERYWHERE in the shops and stores. Budgie, my sweetheart and I took a little mall trip last week, and I noticed the hue popping up in all kinds of stores, from the teenybopper trendoid chains to the serious working-lady boutiques. And I have to

Mom-Friendly Trend: The Fashion Sneaker, For When You Need Something Sturdier Than Converse But Still Casual And Cool

First of all, let it be clear: I love Converse, since about forever. They’re like the Switzerland of athletic-y footwear: all kinds of folks wear them, whether they’re emo kids, punks, moms on the playgrounds, or kid-kids. They’ve always been classic, and cool, no matter what the trend is. But