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T-Shirts: Breathe New Life into a Fashion Staple

Posted by Caroline Fong May 28, 2014 03:00 PM

Back in the 90s, graphic tees were all the rage. From your favorite band to your favorite cartoon, there was a t-shirt for that. We’ve since stepped away from the cheesy t-shirts, but the t-shirt has never really gone out of style. It’s our favorite pair of jeans’ laidback best friend.

Now, a few folks are marrying the retail trend of customization with t-shirts, bringing personality and your sense of style into this time-tested wardrobe piece. I’ve rounded up a few (fun!) ways you can inject some color into your t-shirts.

If you live in Japan and love Uniqlo:


How to Protect Your Baby from his Baby Bottle

Posted by Caroline Fong May 21, 2014 02:00 PM

In my mind, plastic is a very innocent material, and I’ve never paid it much mind. It’s flexible, can be transparent, and comes in all sorts of colors. It doesn’t break like glass and I don’t need to cringe at the sound of my spoon coming in contact with a can or steel container.

In March, Mother Jones published an article on the scary new evidence on plastic. Even if BPA-free, it can still contain other estrogenic chemicals and “endocrine-disrupting chemicals known as phthalates.” They’ve all been linked to ailments and could even affect the health of future generations.

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Raise Your Feet for Lost Sock Memorial Day

Posted by Caroline Fong May 9, 2014 02:00 PM

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I am convinced there is a sock monster that lives in my washing machine. On good days, I manage to find the same number of my beloved socks in the clean laundry. On grumpy days, I find lone socks, adding to my growing collection of odd socks.

Today is Lost Sock Memorial Day, the day we commemorate the lost halves of our socks. Let's raise our feet in memory of these lost feet mittens and replenish our collection. And let's go over a couple of ways to avoid losing more socks, shall we?


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