The arrival of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is among the many signs that the holidays are near. It’s their biggest advertising campaign of the year, and it was obvious they didn’t hold back this time around. Click through to check out some of this year’s looks and their music playlist:
I grew up in the era of the Spice Girls – my childhood was a product of “girl power.” I did ballet and played the piano, but I also played soccer and went camping. If I wanted to do something, I did it. I had never considered that anyone would think there were things that guys could do that girls couldn’t. I mean, not only did I play sports against the boys – but I’d beat them. As I grew older, I began to realize that not everyone felt the way I did. To think that there were girls who didn’t feel the “girl power” that I did blew my mind. That’s why I love the COVERGIRL #GirlsCan campaign – it’s all about embracing the fact that girls can do anything they put their minds to – plus, there’s makeup involved! Read on to learn more about the campaign – and how you could win a $25 Walmart Gift Card to purchase your own COVERGIRL #GirlsCan mascara!
I always find myself battling with the idea of disposable tablewear products. On one hand, I love that paper plates let me fast-forward on the clean up and dishwashing time after big parties. But then again, I don’t want to be wasteful or look lazy with my decorating. Now, I’ve officially discovered a product line that I feel good about all around: Cheeky! Not only does the sassy home line feature Pinterest-worthy paper plate designs I’d be proud to showcase during my holiday dinner parties, but the company donates 1 meal to Feeding America for every item that is purchased. Continue Reading »
My morning routine on my days off? Roll over, grab my laptop (only if it’s in arm’s reach, or my phone will have to do), put on some music, and then “Let’s just check email for a few minutes.” turns into “I spent an extra half hour in bed essentially doing nothing? Hmm, ten more minutes won’t hurt…” Here’s a playlist for those mornings when you can’t get out of bed just yet. Click through to download the whole playlist!
Marian Hill, “Got It”
Marian Hill sounds like: American Kimbra
Worth checking out: “Lovit,” “One Time”
The ideal setting to play “Got It”: your next house party. The beat alone will make anyone’s ears perk up.
The intro makes you think you’re about to listen to a never before heard Kanye track but then Samantha Gogol, lead singer of Marian Hill, comes in with the coolest vocal as she croons, “I got this thing, gonna blow your mind.” YOU ACTUALLY ARE, MARIAN HILL.
What has Snoop Dogg been up to lately? Besides confusing us with the “Snoop Lion” name change, the artist has been lending his design sensibility to a fun new sock collaboration with Swedish brand Happy Socks. Ridiculously amazing photos ahead, natch. Continue Reading »