I’ve loved craft classes as long as I can remember. Since I always took creating so seriously, my mom used to call the hosts of adults art classes to get me in when I was a kid. From basket making to glass fusion, her support of my creativity set me up for a lifelong passion for making. But there are so many … Keep reading…

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I’ve been testing out a plethora of hair products lately, and I’m thrilled with the results. Er, let me clarify: I’m thrilled with some of the results. See what worked and what left me ready to wash my hair and start over in the hair edition of Trying Five. STYLE EDIT ROOT CONCEALER SPRAY Try it HERE for ~$20. *Complimentary product from the … Keep reading…

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Hair is complicated, period. It can be hard to manage and incredibly time consuming. To avoid wasting too much time trying to tame my tresses, I always kept my hair short—that is, until college when I ran out of money and got the $7 haircut from hell using a coupon from the newspaper. At one point during the visit, the stylist (who … Keep reading…

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I laughed hysterically when I opened an Influenster product review box and saw a hair towel with the price range $30 to $50 listed. For one towel? My entire bathroom towel set was less than $50! The product, along with others, were sent over complimentary for review purposes. I remember calling it bullshit. But bullshit can make for fun-to-read content, so I … Keep reading…

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Who else fell in love with lipstick by stealing those tiny Mary Kay and Avon samples from their moms? Anybody? Anybody? Those itty bitty tubes with the clear plastic caps were I’m sure intended to persuade the woman of the house to buy a new shade; instead, they guaranteed a lifetime customer in the smaller gal. The only catch? She wouldn’t have … Keep reading…

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