Monthly Archives: July 2010

Grid-It, Organize Your Stuff In A Cool Way

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Hey kids, this is one hot organizer for ya which is perfect for your laptop bag and in my case, my massive carry all tote.

I pretty much love anything and everything that helps me organize the black hole I call my purse. I should probably do one of those “What’s In My Bag” posts and then you can see all the little bits I need to put into place. It’s been a constant process of letting things accumulate in my bag, drink bottles, receipts, magazines, accessories, sanitizers, candy. Then purging and re-organzing.

Now something like this, would be amazingly useful, particularly for all my gadgets. It would be easy to transfer from one tote to the laptop bag to the luggage without the hassle because you’ll have immediate visual confirmation that you have all that you need. What a time saver!

I especially like the elastic band idea because you can easily squeeze your items in there so that next time you’re not digging for a pen at the bottom of your bag, past your scarf, to the left of your moleskin, right under that pack of gum without getting your hand tangled by your earphones.

Check it out, you can order one from www.cocooninnovations.com and they start from $9.99.

Feminism Doesn’t Sparkle: What Twilight Teaches Young Girls | Amplify

Reason 2- Edward breaks into Bella’s home and watches her sleep before introducing himself even once.

 I’d like to reference Jessica Valenti for the six-millionth time in my life. In her fantastic book, “He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut,” Valenti discusses in one chapter how men are seen as romantic and women are seen as stalkers. I’ve seen this response to Edward’s behavior a number of time. What he does is just soooo romantic!

 Let’s pretend Bella followed Edward home. She waited outside his window until she was sure he was asleep before quietly sneaking in and watching him sleep. And keep in mind- they have yet to exchange any words. How would most people view her actions? Really freaking weird, right?

We should see Edward’s behavior the same way. Edward isn’t being romantic, he’s being creepyreally creepy. Glorifying this kind of behavior isn’t just ridiculous, it’s dangerous. We should be keeping girls safe- not teaching them that obsessive behavior is not just acceptable, but desired.

This is a must read article addressing the major issues that’s been bugging me about the Twilight Saga, Feminism Doesn’t Sparkle: What Twilight Teaches Young Girls. And yes, the series has been a guilty pleasure of mine since I couldn’t help reading through it and watching the movies. But it’s also important to understand and analyse that this isn’t a role model for a healthy relationship, especially when the series is aimed at young girls.

Have a look back on my previous share, Buffy vs Edward Remixed.

Not My Messy Room

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It’s a guilty pleasure to see the private world of other people and the backstage life of the fashion industry.

Faaaauuuk, I don’t even know how to tag this post. Behind the scenes? Backstage? Behind the veil? Guilty pleasure? Halp!

tokidoki Pittura Brush Set

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Cutest brushes ever! Too bad it doesn’t include a blush brush then my essentials would be complete. Yah.

Pittura Brush Set, $35
– Mozzarella Eyeshadow Brush
– Adios Amigos Crease Brush
– Donutella Angled Eyeliner Brush

Order it online at Sephora.

Window Shopping at Nasty Gal

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via shopnastygal.com, Petal Party Dress

I love this cute petal dress, but it’s unfortunate that the style doesn’t continue in the back. /sad monkey

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via shopnastygal.com, Lucy Swing Dress

I like this style, but I’d prefer a different set of colours.

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via shopnastygal.com, Cloud Nine Dress
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via shopnastygal.com, Prima Dress

These two, Cloud Nine Dress and Prima Dress, are pretty similar. I love the floaty lightness.

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via shopnastygal.com, Fresh Air Tee Black

Then I can throw this on, over everything.

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via shopnastygal.com, Zorro Cutout Pants

I’m still mad crazy for the Lucyd Acyd Illicit Bandage Leggings but they’re sold out still. Maybe these Zorro Cutout Pants will do.

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via shopnastygal.com, Meshin’ Around Leggings

These leggings are sex.