While sitting at a particularly long stoplight after trying my hand at leatherwork, I started thinking about what I would say if someone complimented my new handbag. “I like your bag,” they’d say. “Oh, thanks, I made it!” I would cheerfully reply. “You do leatherwork?” they would inquisitively ask. “I dabble in it.” Ooooooooooooooh, that’s why it’s called Dabble. Now I get … Keep reading…

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I was a sweaty, banged-up, disheveled mess when the ticket-taker gave me an ‘Oh, honey‘ look. “You’re at O’Hare,” she said. “Yes…” “This ticket is for Midway.” I starred blankly. “What is Midway?” That look returned. “It’s the other airport in Chicago.” Plain and simple, I am not a graceful traveler. I have cried. I have ran. I have screamed, begged, and … Keep reading…

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Acne is like the person you see at parties who always thinks you’re best friends. We met in middle school, but I managed to avoid her for the most part. She tried to come say hello here and there in high school, but I told her I was busy with my after-school job and couldn’t hang. Then, at some point early in college, … Keep reading…

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Ugh. Exercise. I knooooow. Ugggghhhhhh.  I often joke (okay, it’s not really a joke) about how much I hate working out. It just isn’t my thing. Occasionally I get on a yoga kick and really enjoy it, but for the most part, I drag my feet when it comes to exercising. I’m snarling just thinking about it. But… Given the right attire, … Keep reading…

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I was under the impression that there wasn’t much else that could be done with a face mask. You put one on, it feels nice, it may or may not start to harden, you wash or peel it off… the end. Then I got an email asking me if I’d like to try Radical Skincare’s Instant Revitalizing Mask, and my whole opinion regarding … Keep reading…

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