The Capricorn Sun on Sunday December 21, 2014, is the official start of Winter in the Northern Hemisphere and is the shortest day of the year. This Earth sign, ruled by stern Saturn, believes in duty, responsibility, and loves being in charge. Regardless of our actual birth date, we may all feel the influences of the ambitious 10th sign of the Zodiac and get a thrill directing traffic and telling people what to do. Fun for the boss, but maybe not so much for the employee? Remember to be careful with how you treat others, you can be authoritative with honey, rather than vinegar....more
Once again, I must salute one of the funniest Christmas blog posts it has ever been my privilege to read – Cavalcade of the Bad Nativities. The writer is no longer blogging there, but the site remains as a testament to her glory and mankind’s fails. Also, to witness to the world about the birth of the Baby Marshmallow Jesus.
My favorite (and by favorite I mean the one I find the oddest) is this one:
Low-key, Kim Kardashian is my entrepreneurial idol. Or not so low-key. I am a huge fan and admire her for building a business doing exactly what she loves to do. What girl wouldn’t want to hang out with her family all day? And be pretty and travel the world? Say what you will about her success, you can not argue with the fact that she is a regular on the Forbes Top 100 successful celebrities list with earnings in excess of $28 million per year....more
Perhaps you have a person in your life whose holiday wishes lean toward social justice, feminism, or diversity. Sure you could buy them a present at the mall... but why not give a gift that affirms their values and also supports an independent artist or a good cause? I've been searching the Internet for items. Read on to check them out.
First stop, the bookstore.
(Original post: http://mombabble.com/2014/12/10-things-we-still-love-as-adults/)The day you become a mom is the day that you transition into becoming a bona fide adult. We’re supposed to embrace responsibility and let go of the things that kept us mired in our own childhoods.But those things were kinda awesome, which is probably why lots of us get our claws into the nostalgia of our youth and hang on for dear life....more
Tickets for the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour, U2’s latest 19-city jaunt across the world, will go on sale on the 8th and 9th of December, 2014. The irregular capitalization of the tour name might be a shout-out to their recent album release on iTunes. For the first time in ten years, the group will perform live in indoor stadiums....more
On our first trip to Walgreen’s, my true love gave to me, one Elf on the Shelf and a partridge in a pear tree. On our second trip to Walgreen’s, my true love gave to me, two liters of Pepsi, one Elf on the Shelf and a partridge in a pear tree. On our third trip to Walgreen’s, my true love gave to me, three trashy paperbacks, two liters of Pepsi, one Elf on the Shelf and a partridge in a pear tree....more
When you hear the words ‘Victoria Secret Fashion Show,’ what happens? Does your confidence slowly start to erode? Do you feel inspired after seeing the models strut the runway with the new lingerie? Or, maybe you cringe at the idea of hearing all the self body-shaming that occurs on social media the day before and after?The inevitable VS Fashion Show has come and gone. Taking into consideration the different emotions and thoughts we have, here are two important issues I believe we need to address....more
We love being… a mother, daughter, friend, working woman and wife. These are big shoes to fill. Milano encourages you to take a moment for YOU. Read our bloggers' posts as they take a moment to try their favorite Milano products. Read more