Monday, June 30, 2008

Get Wired This Summer

Go ahead: Wear your favorite ratty t-shirt. No one will notice a plain ensemble with this Wired Candy Bead Bracelet  adorning your wrist. A trendy jumble of glass, wood and acrylic beads are affixed to a seed bead covered wire, ensuring a comfy fit for every wrist. Screams "summer!

Sunday, June 29, 2008


Do good for the environment, do even better for your decor, with this trio of Concrete Nesting Bowls by ingenious eco-designer, Robin Wilson. Made from recycled concrete, the tapered angle bowls are available in three neutral hues to complement any room. Who knew asphalt could look this good?


Friday, June 27, 2008

Framing Mosaic

Your favorite photo deserves a frame that's as eye-catching as the picture itself. This Ostrich Eggshell Mosaic Frame fits the bill perfectly. Each frame starts as thousands of ostrich eggshell shards which are then elaborately pieced together, so no two are exactly alike. A truly special addition to your home or desk.Ostrich-Eggshell-Mosiac-Frame.jpg

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Miracle Foam

For those weeks (er, months) when you don't have the time or the cash for a real facial, there's Jurlique Purifying Foaming Cleanser. This skin-reviving miracle worker features natural green tea and calendula to soothe skin, lactic acid to exfoliate it and honey to moisturize. Gentle enough for any skin type, addictive enough for everyone.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Show YOUR Style...In the Garden

Everything the gardening enthusiast could ever want is included in this stylish nylon canvas Garden Tote ($60). Packed full with two trowels, gardening sheers, a stainless-steel fork and, (because your knees shouldn't suffer, even for beauty) a foam kneeling pad. Easy to wipe clean, easy to tote everywhere—just easy in general, and we love

Friday, June 13, 2008

Sexy Cool Comfortable - It's Trunkettes Baby!

Be comfortable. Be sexy. Be both at once (really!) with brand new Trunkettes Swimwear. Fed up with the idea that sexy had to mean dealing with bikini waxes and potential wardrobe malfunctions, the owners of this smart start-up created trunkettes, the swimming trunks for girls. Available in patterns from dots to skulls and top styles from halters to tanks, the suits allow you to breathe just a little easier on the beach.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Clutch - Sex and the City Style

Carrie Bradshaw would definitely approve. This Croco-Skinny Clutch by Sex and the City costumer Patricia Field is large enough to hold all your essentials (like that little black book), but small enough to tuck under your arm while you sip your cosmopolitan. The faux-croc clutch is available in pretty pink and sweet sherbet orange.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Measure This

At last! With Equal Measure you'll finally have a way to gauge the amount of water in a cumulus cloud the size of a bus. OK, while it's not the most practical kitchen gadget, it's definitely one of the most fun. This measuring device does contain ounce and milliliter measurements, but, for those times when you're up for a little trivia, you can also find out factoids like the amount of honey made by a bee hive in one day.

Monday, June 9, 2008

Get Luxurious Lashes

We're all envious of naturally full-lashed women, but for those of us who need a little help in that arena, there's the Gentle Heat Double Curl Lash Curler ($25). This brilliant battery-powered tool indicates heated readiness by changing color. Once warm, it gently curls lashes in two places: At the base and the tip. The result is gorgeously-framed eyes without any "ouch!"

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Buh-Bye Heel Wedgie

Get your "kix" in long pants that don't bunch under your sexy, open-backed shoes with new Kix by Katie . These handy devices temporarily secure to the inside hemlines of your pants to give them the little extra weight they need to stay put, effectively eliminating "heel wedgies." A must for every woman's fashion arsenal!

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Shoes You Won't Kick Off

Because the only thing we love more than comfort is style, we're worshiping these Caroline OKA b. Wedges, which manage to achieve both. Designed to pamper your feet with ergonomically correct fits and built-in massage beads, these brilliant shoes are also antimicrobial and dishwasher safe. Choose from five summery shades, or shop like we did and get a pair in every color.

Friday, June 6, 2008

Lip Gloss To Make Your Teeth Look Whiter

Get "embrightened!" New Tarte Embrightenment allows you to whiten your smile on the go with two innovative products in one wand. On one side, goji-berry-infused lip gloss features blue undertones that make your teeth look brighter. On the other, minty BriteSmile tooth whitener, which whitens your grin over time.

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Are You A Victim Of Emotional Eating...Here Is Some Support

Experts attest that 75 percent of overeating is actually triggered by out-of-control emotions. If tough times mean you're more apt to reach for the ice cream than the elliptical, you'll love the new Emotional Eating Support Kit by Bach Flower Remedies. The kit contains three 10ml bottles of natural, doctor-approved flower remedies, each designed to work on a specific part of the overeating cycle. Add a few drops to water and drink as needed to feel calm and in control of your eating at last.

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

It's Heating Up...Need Some Tranquility

You will actually feel cooler just looking at this Tranquil Garden Tank , exclusively from J.Jill. Feather-light and decked with ferns, this summer essential boats figure-flattering darts along the seams. Perfect for wearing to work on a day when you'd rather be anywhere but.

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Hey Rookie

New to this whole "mom" thing, or do you know someone who is? The Rookie Mom's Handbook is the newest must-have for nurseries everywhere. Featuring 250 fun outings and activities for mom and baby to do together during the first year, this cute book is designed to boost mom's confidence and help her maintain her "pre-baby" self. A nice reminder to every rookie mom that there is life past 3AM feedings.

Monday, June 2, 2008


Want to do something good for the environment and look great while you're at it? Introducing the RuMe Bag, a brilliant new carry-all designed for use again and again. RuMe bags are generously sized to hold up to 50 pounds, yet they roll up to just 6"x2"x3" and velcro closed to fit anywhere. "RuMes" come in a variety of summery prints and streamlined solids, ensuring you always look great at the grocery store, the park, the gym...wherever!

How Would You Be Remembered?

If you had one last last final last time at the podium...what would you do? What would you say? How would you be remembered? Randy Pausch wrote, "We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand." And in his book The Last Lecture he explores how he is about to give his last lecture after being diagnosed with terminal cancer. The Last Lecture will take you on an emotional rollercoaster and then leave you inspired beyond your wildest dreams. Enjoy and don't forget the tissues.

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