mybrownbaby
Enjoying nature is not natural to me—playing with kids about as easy as pulling a wagon full of bricks. But I promise myself to try to do a little better by my girls—to pull myself out of myself.
xofood
People frequently ask how I afford to feed a large crowd every weekend, believing it to be wildly expensive. It’s about smart planning and making everything stand out, and here are my secrets.
in

Aug 24, 2013 at 12:00pm | 83 comments

food
I grew up in the Phoenix desert, and so you’d think I’d be used to it, but the heat just makes me mean. In the worst of it, I throw tantrums and simply refuse to turn on the stove.
in

Aug 10, 2013 at 12:00pm | 62 comments

xojane uk
hostessing
Also, can we come up with something new to call them so it doesn’t sound like I’m going over to Donna Reed’s house?
skincare
I’ve had to learn the hard way that avoiding bad summer skin is all about taking preventative measures BEFORE the heat takes a toll on your complexion.
books
The only person I care about bringing to the beach is Jennifer Weiner.
in

Jul 17, 2013 at 12:30pm | 212 comments

summer
I’ve had my nipple piercing for almost two years now and I am hankering for a change. The world of nipple rings is expanding as we speak and I want to try them all.
my iphone is basically an appendage
summer
I really just wanted an excuse to make a little butt collage.
hats
summer
When the first bites of the season sprouted all over my body in groovy constellations, I sought out some au natural tricks for prevention and relief.
sweating
Have you ever wrung out a sweat-soaked bra over a sink? HAVE I GOT THE POST FOR YOU.
in

Jun 25, 2013 at 3:00pm | 214 comments

shoppables
This marks the merciful end of the poorly planned Shoe Week. If it makes you feel any better, I'm not so sure I enjoyed it all that much either.
shoppables
If you have to walk, you may as well wear something comfortable. We can't all be carried around in a chair by our loyal subjects. ALSO: I hope you like the 1970s and granny-licious style.
swim
Despite growing up in the Caribbean, I'm terrified of the water.
in

Jun 11, 2013 at 3:30pm | 43 comments

diy
Maybe you think condiments pedestrian? THAT’S A MISTAKE. I am going to show you how to make CURRY KETCHUP and a SWEET AND SPICY MUSTARD so everyone get excited!
in

Jun 11, 2013 at 12:30pm | 72 comments

shoppables
Or, if you like, pay more. ALSO: KILL ME.
in

Jun 11, 2013 at 11:30am | 112 comments

isolation
unshaven legs
I walked out of the house totally embarrassed until I realized nobody gave a shit.
in

Jun 3, 2013 at 10:30am | 157 comments

shoppables
sun
I do many, many stupid things - like once putting an entire cupcake in the dryer****. But wearing expired sunscreen shouldn't be one of them.